we bought a house 5 years ago. We know we have to pay association fees, and we talked to neighbors to ask who should we pay to. They give us a mail address and phone number. We called and wrote a letter to the address, but no one ever answered.Now, the next door neighbor became the new director(not elected by home owners but pass on by previous director). The new director is telling us, we own HOA a large amount of money because we never pay the fees. The old director never done anything for the community (gardener, gate, or light maintenance) , and we can never find her. We did not feel reasonable to send a check to a person that we never meet. The new HOA director is telling us if we don't catch up, they can put a lien on our house. Is this legal? Can we fight back in this situation?