HOA Disputes: Consider Mediation or Arbitration Before Going to Court

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HOA disputes are not the same as regular business disputes. Sometimes conflicts escalate, but your HOA lawyer should work hard to keep you out of court if possible. Mediation/arbitration is a great option for avoiding legal debacles in HOAs like the ones described in this article: Neighbor Disputes Turn Wealthy […]

About the New Required Notice of Voluntary Prelitigation Mediation for HOA and Condominium Disputes

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About the New Required Notice of Voluntary Prelitigation Mediation for HOA and Condominium Disputes All HOAs and condominium associations in North Carolina now have the legal duty to inform all members at least yearly that they have the right to request voluntary mediation of any dispute with the association, except […]

2013 Changes to North Carolina HOA Laws

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The General Assembly has made some important, and some not-so-important, changes to HOA law in its 2013 session. With the session now nearing its end, let’s review the changes that have been enacted into law. It does not appear that any other changes to HOA laws will be enacted this […]