The Community Association Law Group provides legal counsel to numerous homeowners associations in and around Charleston on matters including:
Homeowner dispute resolution
Debt and foreclosure issues
Enforcement of restrictions and covenants
Disputes with government entities
Drafting and review of governing documents, master deeds, and bylaws
Disputes over payment of dues
Serving as general counsel for boards of directors
HOA rights and authority
In the Charleston Metro and coastal areas of South Carolina, the firm represents
property owner’s associations
developers of planned communities subject to covenants and restrictions
insurance carriers who have claims involving homeowners associations
The group’s attorneys are experience litigators as well as negotiators, with extensive experience in mediation, arbitration, and other alternative forms of dispute resolution.
Joseph DaPore and Amanda DeMato work closely with the South Carolina Chapter of the CAI to promote the interests of community associations. Joe is an active member of the South Carolina Legislative Action Committee of CAI. This Committee was voted as the best CAI – Legislative Action committee nationally last year. Mr. DaPore has testified before the state senate on community association issues and helps give the CAI-LAC committee input with the drafting and monitoring of new legislation and has spoken at many seminars on various aspects of community association law.
Clement Rivers, LLP’s attorneys are available to provide legal advice on
the formation of non-profit corporations
tax questions related to community associations
formation of horizontal property regimes
construction issues involving condominiums and the conversion of apartments to condominiums.
Clement Rivers, LLP can provide an entire array of services to the community manager or to the Boards of the associations. If you have any questions contact Joseph E. DaPore at (843) 577-4000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
William Bates has extensive experience drafting governing documents such as Master Deeds, By-Laws, Covenants and Restrictions for condominium regimes and property owner’s associations. He is also available to draft any needed amendments to governing documents which may be requested by the Boards of these associations.