CONDOMINIUM & COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS

 

We provide services to condominium, cooperative and planned community associations throughout Connecticut.  We assist these clients in both the routine and extraordinary aspects of governance and administration, including:

 

 •Enforcement of declarations, bylaws and rules concerning architectural restrictions, the approval of tenants and leases, the conduct of owners and tenants, the collection of maintenance fees, special assessments and fines (including demand letters and foreclosure of association liens), occupancy restrictions, and other use restrictions;

 

•Drafting of amendments to governing documents, including "opt-ins" to the Common Interest Ownership Act, and advice as to the proper method for amending the association’s declaration and bylaws and obtaining of mortgagee approval;

 

•Interpretation of governing documents and applicable law as to responsibility for repair and replacement expenses;

 

•Review and negotiation of association contracts;

 

•Representation of the association in litigation against builders and subcontractors;

 

•Representation of the association in litigation against association officers for breach of fiduciary duty (such as for theft of association funds);

 

•Representation of the association in municipal zoning and other land use matters;

 

•Representation of the association in class action litigation brought by dissidents;

 

•General advice as to association’s conduct of business (including transition, tax, corporate formality, insurance and other questions).

 

 

PRIMARY CONTACT

 

Robert A. Pacelli, Jr.

 

ATTORNEYS

 

Leslie P. Aceto

Joseph Cessario

1000 Lafayette Boulevard P.O. Box 1740 Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604 19 Old Kings Hwy S Suite 110 Darien, Connecticut 06820 263 Tresser Boulevard Floor 14 Stamford, Connecticut 06901
ATTORNEYS AT LAW SINCE 1971