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TEN QUESTIONS ABOUT: LEGAL ADVICE FOR CO-OP/CONDO BOARDS

Legal Advice for Co-op/Condo Boards

Robert Braverman and Scott S. Greenspun

BRAVERMAN | GREENSPUN

http://www.braverlaw.net/

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Robert J. Braverman
Principal
Braverman | Greenspun
rbraverman@braverlaw.net

Scott S. Greenspun 
Principal
Braverman | Greenspun
sgreenspun@braverlaw.net

We have been at the forefront of advancing the rights of cooperatives and condominiums for the past 30 years. The firm’s vast experience makes Braverman | Greenspun uniquely qualified to render sound advice on every issue facing a board. Our attorneys’ broad and diverse transactional and litigation experience, combined with the firm’s collaborative environment, allow us to provide our clients with expedient, effective and innovative problem-solving strategies. Many of our attorneys have been with the firm for a significant portion of their careers, which affords them vast institutional knowledge of the legal issues facing our clients, as well as each client’s individual needs and goals. 

Law Introduction
Should we have confidence that our building will be protected if we sign an AIA form contract?
What can a Board do about noise/odor disputes between neighbors?
We think one of our Board Directors has a conflict of interest. How do we proceed?
How can our board discussions via email hurt us, and can we protect ourselves?
Our sponsor has finally given up control of our board. What should be our first steps as a new board operating on our own?
Does our condo association have to pay for construction defects in our common elements?
What can we do to make sure the Board election at our annual meeting runs as smoothly as possible?
We want to stop smoking in our building. Is there anything we can do besides getting a supermajority of owners to vote on this?
What rights does a condo board have to lease/license common areas?
What is the limit of a Board's authority to enact rules and regulations?