I just found out that the attorneys that send $205.41 letters for violations that we can not dispute own shares in units.And I also found out that the attorney who forecloses on our units owns shares in units.It is legal that the attorneys can run a HOA meeting and assess a unit when they own a unit. I would think they are homeowners and are not impartial to the violations to be disputed.I think that the attorneys and the president of my board are foreclosing on units for there personal gain. What can I do?
Florida has disbarred attorneys for doing such actions. They have a conflict of interest. If the letters are for covenant violations, they have to give you 14 days notice of the right to have a hearing before a 3-member independent committee. They cannot collect attorneys fees for covenant violations unless they file litigation. They can only get attorneys fees without litigation for the collection of past due assessments.
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