Recovery of Attorneys Fees in Litigation
One of the first questions we are asked at the outset of litigation on behalf of a condominium association is whether the attorneys’ fees we will generate are recoverable from the opposing party. The answer to that question depends on a number of factors because Illinois is what is called an “American Rule” jurisdiction. The American Rule provides that each party to litigation pays for his or her own attorneys’ fees. There are, however, two exceptions to the American Rule that are often implicated in association litigation. Read the article…………….
In Liss v. Lewiston–Richard Inc, 478 Mich. 203; 732 NW2d 514 (2007), the Michigan Supreme Court held that a residential
Today’s column is the second and final installment of my annual report on new laws affecting community associations. In the
Maryland General Assembly Passes Bill That Will Limit Condo and Homeowner Association Liability For “Errors and Omissions” In Resale Certificates
A bill that was originally intended to limit fees charged by condominium associations for providing resale certificates has passed both