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October 16, 2019

We have prepared this notice to sensitize you to a recent decision by the Virginia Supreme Court that reduces the level of enforceability of certain provisions that are found in association design standards and rules and regulations adopted by Boards of Directors.  Specifically, in a case called Sainani v. Belmont Glen Homeowners Association, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled against an association that was attempting to enforce the association’s seasonal holiday decoration standards. 

Protecting Your Interests In Leasing Commercial Space

September 24, 2019
Among the most critical decisions an organization can make are the selection of an appropriate location, and the acquisition of space.  Frequently, an organization will elect to lease space, rather than purchase commercial property outright.  The focus of this article is the leasing process, once the location has been selected and the decision has been made to lease rather than purchase the premises.
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PROPERTY OWNERS’ ASSOCIATION AND CONDOMINIUM ACT RENUMBERING EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2019

September 19, 2019

The Virginia Legislature approved the renumbering of several sections of the Virginia Code, including the Property Owners’ Association Act, the Condominium Act, and the Common Interest Community Management Act.
Starting October 1, 2019, the numbers of the code sections will officially change. You will notice updated references in liens and lawsuits being sent to you for signature.

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Employment Law: Advanced Issues and Answers – One-Day Live Seminar

September 10, 2019
Trying to keep up with the intricate web of agencies governing employment law and the increasing number of legislative changes each year can be overwhelming for even the most experienced attorney or human resource director. Are you up to date on the latest legal developments and able to confidently advise clients on employment law issues? Avoid inadvertent violations of state and federal regulations. Attend this seminar and learn from seasoned practitioners as they discuss tips and techniques for handling advanced-level issues. Register today!