Condo and HOA Lawyers Serving Winnetka, Illinois
For many, living within an HOA or condo association provides opportunity for increased or maintained property values, community involvement and support, convenient access to amenities, and even hands-free property maintenance. When all the pieces of the communal puzzle come together, the HOA and its member’s flourish. However, the pieces of the puzzle don’t always fit nicely together. Whether a Winnetka, Illinois community association is challenged with collecting delinquent HOA dues or struggling to enforce restrictive covenants, the condo and HOA lawyers at Hirzel Law, PLC can help.
The team of award-winning attorneys at Hirzel Law, PLC have experience in working with various community associations throughout Michigan and Illinois to ensure board members and property managers know how to successfully operate their condo or HOA.
Why Does My Winnetka, Illinois Community Association Need a Condo and HOA Lawyer?
The condo and HOA lawyers at Hirzel Law, PLC understand that community associations are as unique as its residents and board members, making for a variety of potential legal matters. While a legal dispute may become necessary, our team of condo and HOA lawyers specialize in resolving complex challenges and anticipating problems before they arise. The Hirzel Law, PLC condo and HOA lawyers can help Winnetka, Illinois HOAs with:
- Architectural Control Issues
- HOA Bylaw Enforcement
- HOA Collections
- HOA Document Amendments
- HOA Rule Enforcement
- Fair Housing Defense
- General Counsel
The extra layer of support the Hirzel Law, PLC condo and HOA lawyers can provide Winnetka community associations is invaluable as we can make the difference between a happy, well-functioning HOA or condo association and one that is stuck struggling.
Developer Liability in Winnetka, Illinois HOAs and Condo Associations
When a developer turns over control of a condo association to the unit owner, setbacks may occur. Hirzel Law, PLC attorneys can assist new condo boards with the turnover from developer control. Common issues that Hirzel Law, PLC can help condo boards resolve are as follows:
- Developer Turnover
- Condo Construction Defects
- Financial Audits and Reviews
- Breach of Express and Implied warranties
- Reserve Fund Issues
- Misrepresentation Issues Under 765 ILCS 605/22
- Unlawful Reconfiguration of a Condominium
- Unpaid Proportionate Share of Expenses or Assessments by the Developer
Legal Services for Winnetka, Illinois Condo and HOA Contractual Agreements
A happy and well-run community association is just as dependent on its vendors and other third-party providers as it is on the board and residents. HOAs and condo associations enter contracts with vendors and other third parties to protect and maintain the community while removing the bulk of the physical and financial responsibility away from a sole member or unit owner It is especially important that HOAs or condo associations working with any third-party vendor carefully reviews and understands the terms of service before entering into any contractual agreement.
The Hirzel Law, PLC condo and HOA lawyers can review Winnetka community association contractual agreements and help settle contractual disputes involving third parties such as:
- Insurance Companies
- Unit Owners
- Cable service providers
- Pool Maintenance Companies
- Security Companies
Contractual agreements are often exhaustive and difficult to interpret. Third party contractual agreements that HOAs or condo associations may enter are particularly important due to the nature of the services being offered. Many of the vendors that community associations enter a contract with provide a service or services which take place on community association grounds or even in unit owners’ homes. This personal component makes it especially crucial that the HOA or condo association and its unit owners’ interests are protected within the language of contractual agreements.
Condo and HOA Lawyers Assisting with Winnetka, Illinois Condo Collections
The Hirzel Law, PLC condo and HOA attorneys can help Winnetka HOAs and condo associations with a variety of collections-related matters such as:
- HOA Assessment Collections
- HOA Liens
- HOA Evictions
- HOA Foreclosures
Condo and HOA Lawyers Helping Winnetka, Illinois Homeowners Associations
The condo and HOA lawyers at Hirzel Law, PLC are dedicated to offering our clients the responsive and knowledgeable legal services that the Winnetka, Illinois HOAs and condo associations deserve. We understand that when a legal dispute arises, time is of the essence. That is why we work to provide clients with prompt communication and peace of mind that is pivotal to the success of Illinois HOAs.
We believe that by educating our clients and offering exceptional legal representation, our team of HOA and condo attorneys can provide the personalized service our clients deserve. The attorneys at Hirzel Law, PLC, have received numerous awards related to the practice of condominium and HOA law, including recognition from Best Lawyers, CAI’s College of Community Association Lawyers, Leading Lawyers Network, Super Lawyers, and more! Feel free to visit the Hirzel Law Media Center to learn more about the firm and check out one of our interviews with CBS, CNBC, Dr. Drew Live, Fox Business News, Fox News, Newsmax, and other media outlets.
Contact Hirzel Law online or call 312-646-2770 (Chicago) or 248-940-3339 (Farmington) or 231-486-5600 (Traverse City) or 616-319-9964 (Grand Rapids) to see how our team of HOA attorneys can help!