BERDING|WEIL lawyers are highly experienced construction, community association, and transactional real estate attorneys. We bring a thorough understanding of our clients' issues and creative solutions for their legal needs.
As one of the largest and most experienced construction defect litigation departments in the nation, Berding & Weil has recovered over $1.1 billion for our clients. Representative Cases and Recoveries
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Most governing documents require membership approval before pursuing a construction defects claim ("CD"). Obtaining approval is sometimes inconvenient, risky, complicated and is based on technical provisions of each association's Bylaws, CC&Rs, election rules and the Davis-Stirling Common Interest Development Act ("DSA"). Nevertheless, the failure to obtain that approval can be fatal to an Association's right to bring a claim.
California's housing crisis has made short term rental regulations an even more urgent concern for leaders across the state, and some cities have already set their own regulations. These regulations and internal homeowner association rules and CC&Rs provisions sometimes collide.