Case Law Update: What a Recent Appellate Decision Can Tell Associations Seeking Their Attorney’s Fees for Litigation

Florida’s Third District Court of Appeals recently handed down a decision in the matter of Gonzalez v. Int’l Park Condominium I Association, Inc. that is instructive for associations and their attorneys when associations become involved in litigation and seek payment of their fees from the home or unit owner.  The facts of the case were relatively straightforward: almost 25% of the units under the International Park Condominium Association’s control were delinquent in the payment of assessments, and the Association, having been unable to compel payment, petitioned the court for appointment of a receiver for the delinquent units.     Read the article……………


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