Ocean & Monmouth County, New Jersey Homeowner and Condo Association Attorney
Berry, Sahradnik, Kotzas & Benson has a well-deserved reputation for professionalism and effectiveness in representing homeowner and condominium associations in Ocean County and throughout New Jersey. It is a reputation that has been earned through decades of experience assisting such clients in everything from routine legal transactions to the most complex of property litigation. The depth of that experience is underscored by one of the firm’s attorneys’ certification as a Community Association Mediator by the Community Association Institute.
The firm handles all aspects of establishment, governance and dispute resolution for condos, planned unit developments and co-ops, including the following:
Berry, Sahradnik, Kotzas & Benson assists homeowner and condominium associations in all facets of planning and establishing their organization. We provide counsel in establishing association bylaws, rules and regulations, covenants (e.g., age restrictions, architectural improvements, etc.) and other routine association issues. The firm also negotiates agreements between associations and developers regarding the sale of remaining units that have not yet been built.
Firm attorneys facilitate complex as well as routine legal issues on behalf of homeowner and condominium associations. These include matters such as the collection of assessments, enforcements of covenants and master deeds among a host of other legal concerns.
The firm works to resolve disputes (through negotiation or litigation) on such matters as shareholders’ rights, resident-owners’ rights and neighborhood conflicts. We also counsel and advocate on our clients’ behalf on issues related to distressed community transactions, bank foreclosures, and trustees’ breach of fiduciary duty.