Community Association and Country Club Law
Falk Law Firm, P.A. has a passion for personal, practical, timely and cost-effective client service. We are your trusted and devoted counselors. We are not legal technicians.
Since 1992, Steven Falk has established a preeminent community association and country club law practice throughout Florida and has established long-term relationships with condominium, homeowners and cooperative associations, country clubs, developers and professionals in those industries.
Mr. Falk is a Florida Bar Board Certified Condominium and Planned Development Attorney.
Condominium, homeowners and cooperative associations, country clubs and developers are heavily regulated by Florida, Federal and local statutes/regulations, and require ongoing legal services related to all facets of their operations. Mr. Falk combines years of practice and a detailed knowledge of applicable laws with a common sense approach to counseling clients.
Falk Law Firm, P.A. is devoted to providing practical advice. We provide answers, not arcane legal treatises.
We counsel community associations and country clubs regarding all aspects of their operations, including compliance with the Florida Condominium Act, Florida Homeowners Association Act, Florida Cooperative Act and other Federal and Florida statutes and regulations, collections, preparation of document amendments, amended and restated documents, loans and lines of credit, litigation before the Division of Florida Condominiums and Florida state courts, mediation and arbitration, bankruptcy proceedings, review and preparation of vendor contracts, real estate issues, interaction with Federal, Florida and local agencies, interpretation of governing documents and corporate governance. We advise clients with respect to the transfer of control of the Board of Directors from the developer.
Mr. Falk has represented community associations and clubs of all types, including condominiums, planned developments, “bundled” golf course communities, country clubs, commercial and mixed-use condominiums, resort developments, hotel condominiums, marina condominiums and mobile homes. He has also counseled clients with respect to conversions of buildings to residential condominiums and mixed-use condominiums. Mr. Falk has completed over 100 Prospectus filings with the Division of Florida Condominiums on behalf of residential and hotel condominium developers. Other services include preparation of homeowners’ association governing documents, compliance with Florida and Federal statutes, review of plats, issuance of title opinions and utility affidavits, and planning for turnover of control of the Board of Directors.
Mr. Falk is approved by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation as a presenter of continuing education legal seminars for directors and community association managers. Mr. Falk is a Florida Bar Board Certified Condominium and Planned Development Attorney. He is AV® Preeminent™ rated by Martindale Hubbell and has been named to The Best Lawyers in America® for Real Estate Law.
Areas of Practice
- 2023 Legislative Update: Milestone Inspections, Structural Integrity Reserve Studies, Reserve Funding and Other Items
- 2022 Legislative Update: Structural Inspections, Reserve Studies, Reserve Funding, and Roofing
- 2021 Community Association Legislation
- 2020 Community Association Legislation
- 2018 Community Association Legislation
- 2017 Community Association Legislation
- 2016 Community Association Legislation
- 2015 Community Association Legislation
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