Condominium and Homeowners’ Association Law Background
Elmore & Throop, P.C. represents more than 200 common interest communities in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Calvert, Carroll, Cecil, Charles, Frederick, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George's, Queen Anne's and Worcester Counties, as well as Baltimore City.
The Firm is an active participant in the Chesapeake Region Chapter of the Community Associations Institute ("CRC-CAI"). The Firm provides drafting services and oral and written testimony to the various state legislative bodies contemplating new laws which will affect condominiums and homeowners' associations throughout the state.
Elmore & Throop, P.C. represents condominiums and homeowners' associations in practically all aspects of the law, including: general operational and tax advice; preparation of association documents including bylaw and covenant amendments, proxy forms, minutes and meeting and special assessment notices; preparation of original association documents for residential, commercial and marina associations; collection of delinquent assessments including foreclosure of liens and creditor representation in the United States Bankruptcy Court, court actions for judgment and participation in bankruptcy proceedings; enforcement of architectural control rules and regulations, bylaws and covenants; negotiation and preparation of management agent agreements; inter-association litigation; negotiation and litigation of association-developer suits and of association-contractor suits; zoning disputes with county and city authorities; securing Veterans Administration approval of association documentation for VA loans; preparation of resale disclosure certificates; and testimony before the Maryland General Assembly.
All Elmore & Throop attorneys, staff and paralegals participate and practice extensively in all aspects of this Firm's condominium and homeowner association practice.