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Condominium law column, presentations, motions & orders.

Attorney Ducharme’s bi-weekly condominium law column appears weekly in the Portsmouth Herald, Exeter Newsletter, and the Hampton Union.

Commit to committees for best management May 25, 2018

Condo associations must act to stop discrimination May 11, 2018

Discrimination at the condo April 27, 2018

An emoji is worth a thousand words March 23, 2018

Condo associations must adapt to changing times February 23, 2018

Check certifications for management companies February 9, 2018

Pay your condo association fee with a smile January 26, 2018

Some brief wisdom regarding condo law December 31, 2017

Associations need a policy on community communications December 23, 2017

The Condo conundrum: Social media at the association December 2, 2017

Caught in the web: The use of websites in condo associations November 17, 2017

All I really know about condo life I learned in kindergarten September 22, 2017

NH fine tunes Condominium Act August 26, 2017

Emotional Support Animals can create mess for condo boards August 11, 2017

Bad legal documents can be an expensive problem July 28, 2017

Ethics at the condo, Part 1 July 14, 2017

Kids can present challenges in condos June 30, 2017

Managing the condo manager June 16, 2017

Home-based businesses complicate condo rules May 26, 2017

Air conditioning can fell condo associations May 12, 2017

Keep community in the condo association April 28, 2017

The case for condominium lawyers April 7, 2017

Balancing act of insurance with contractors March 31, 2017

Condominiums are a great option March 17, 2017

How to deal with nuisance smells in condos March 3, 2017

Ethics at the condominium association, Part II February 17, 2017

Ethics at the condominium association, Part 1 February 3, 2017

Knowing your boundaries in managing condos January 20, 2017

Open carry at the condo? January 6, 2017

'Twas the Night Before Christmas...Condo Version December 17, 2016

Unhappy holidays at the condo? December 2, 2016

A condo conundrum: Who's an owner? November 18, 2016

Sky's the limit with drones November 4, 2016

Is your condo association's election the most important? October 21, 2016

We all need boundaries in condo associations October 7, 2016

Don't let 'Dinosaur Documents' govern your association September 23, 2016

Associations that go 'green' can save cash September 2, 2016

New laws change condo association management August 19, 2016

NH Legislature rewrites Condo Act July 30, 2016

The Problem with Insurance Claims July 16, 2016

Age restrictions at condos get associations sued July 1, 2016

The great quest for condominium contractors June 17, 2016

Condo association loans a sign of poor management June 3, 2016

The great quest for condominium contractors May 20, 2016

The financial hole of condo associations May 6, 2016

Spring serves up challenges for associations April 22, 2016

High times at condo association April 8, 2016

Boards should not overreact with mold March 18, 2016

Should condo associations ban sex offenders? March 4, 2016

Aging at the condominium association February 19, 2016

Condo associations not responsible for ice damage January 8, 2016

Working from home a 21st century reality December 4, 2015

Be wary of short term rentals at condos November 20, 2015

Rules on rentals at the condo November 6, 2015

Pets a common condo conundrum October 23, 2015

Some quick tips can help condo associations October 9, 2015

How to buy a condominium - Part 2 September 25, 2015

How to buy a condominium September 11, 2015

Working from home in a condo August 14, 2015

How to run condo boards right July 31, 2015

Quick tips to live better in Condo World July 4, 2015

Who is the most important person in the association? June 20, 2015

Your home is your castle…sort of June 6, 2015

Board powers are broad powers May 8, 2015

Time for spring cleaning May 1, 2015

Dealing with a rogue condo board April 17, 2015

Changing the rules of the game March 27, 2015

The friend and the floor plan February 28, 2015

Slow cooked ribs at the condo February 14, 2015

The Social Compact and Condominiums January 16, 2015

Legal Aspects of Condominium Development and Homeowners' Associations Presentation Notes from National Business Institute Seminar, Manchester, December 4, 2014.

Harassment - Motion for Receiver

State of NH Docket No. 219-2014-CV-280 Order Appointing Receiver

HOA Leader Articles

Can HOA Owners Trim Trees? (And What to Do with Owners Who Ignore Your Rules)?

When You Need Your HOA or Condo Owners' Approval to Act

Vote for 1 Condo/HOA Board Candidate or 9 (What Could Go Wrong?)

Pay Your HOA Assessments Early and Save! (Or Not)

Why You Shouldn't Offer Discounts on Condo or HOA Assessment Payments

Lost in Translation? Avoiding Language Barriers at Your HOA Meetings

https://www.hoaleader.com/public/How-Train-Your-Condo-or-HOAs-Newest-Board-Members.cfm

How Not to Throw New Condo/HOA Board Members to the Wolves

7 Questions to Determine If It's Time to Resign from Your HOA Board

What's an HOA Treasurer to Do (We're Serious: What's the Job Description)?

California Case Highlights the Risk of HOA Board Members Going Rogue

Well, That Escalated Quickly! When Private Parties Brawl on HOA Property

Creative Writing and Your HOA Minutes

Fireplaces Must Go! (So Say Some HOAs)

7 Provisions That May Mean Your HOA's Governing Documents Are Sub-Par

7 Ways Your HOA's Governing Documents May Get You in Trouble

How to Avoid Unenforceable Terms in Your HOA Rules

When the Outcome is Obvious, Do You Need to Hold an HOA Election?

Ready for Takeoff: What Will Fly in Your HOA's Drone Policy

5 Points to Cover in Your HOA's Drone Policy

Can Owners Decline Membership in Your HOA?

HOA President Refuses to Boot Decades-Serving Committee Members

Limiting the Terms of Your HOA's Committee Members: Pros and Cons

Bid Shopping at Your HOA: Why It Might Not Be Wise

The Ethics of HOA Boards Playing Bidders Off Against Each Other

Did This HOA Step into a Duty It Didn't Have Before?

5 Tips for Neutralizing a Racist HOA Owner or Board Member

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