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General Corporate Law
20
Electronic Communication by Corporation
21
Electronic Communication to Corporation
204
Articles of Incorporation
208
Limitations on Power; Contracts
300
Corporations Act Through Their Boards
308
Provisional Directors
310
Contracts with Directors
600
Failure to Hold Meeting
601
Notice of Membership Meeting, Adjournment
800 Shareholder Derivative Actions
Nonprofit Corporations
5012
Financial Statements Defined
5016
Newsletter Notices and Reports
5032
Approval of Board
5033
Approval of Majority of Members
5034
Approval of Members
5036
Authorized Number
5047
Director Defined
5047.5 
Protection of Volunteer Directors
5069
Proxy and Signature Defined
5078
Voting Power Defined
5220
Designated Directors
5233
Self-Dealing Transactions
5330
Unequal Membership Rights
5331
Deferral to Documents Re Membership Rights
Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporations
7130
Required Provisions in Articles of Incorporation
7131
Statement Limiting Powers
7132
Optional Provisions in Articles
7133
Proof of Corporate Existence
7134
Power of Incorporators if No Directors
7135
Court Authority Over Corporations
7140
Powers of Corporation
7141
Ultra Vires Acts
7150
Adoption, Amendment or Repeal of Bylaws
7151
Bylaw Provisions
7152
Delegates
7210
Corporate Powers Exercised by Board
7211
Board Meetings; Notice; Quorum
7212
Executive Committees
7213
Corporate Officers
7214
Validity of Instrument Signed by Officers
7215
Minutes Are Prima Facie Evidence
7220
Term of Office; Manner of Selection
7221
Declaring a Seat Vacant
7222
Removal of a Director Without Cause
7223
Removal of Director by Courts
7224
Filling Vacancies, Resignation
7225
Provisional Director
7231
Duties and Liabilities of Directors
7231.5
Liability for Failure to Discharge Duties
7233
Transactions Involving Directors
7234
Interested Directors; Quorum
7237
Indemnification of Corporate Agents
7238 Assets in Charitable Trust
7312
Multiple and Fractional Memberships
7313
Membership Certificates
7341
Suspension of Membership Rights
7510
Failure to Hold Membership Meetings
7511 Notice of Member Meetings; Waiver
7512 Quorum
7513 Acts Without Meeting
7514 Voting by Proxy or Written Ballot
7515 Court Ordered Meetings or Written Ballot
7516 Written Consent of Members
7517 Acceptance or Rejection of Ballot; Consent; Waiver
7520 Reasonable Election and Nomination Procedures
7521 Nominations
7522 Close of Nominations; When Election Not Required
7523 Publication of Material Soliciting Votes
7524 Request to Mail Election Material
7525 Refusal to Mail Material; Liability for Content
7526 Using Corporate Funds to Support a Nominee
7527 Limitation on Contesting Elections
7610
One Vote Per Member Per Matter
7611 Record Date and Eligibility for Voting
7612 Membership in Two or More Names
7613 Proxies
7614 Inspectors of Election
7615 Cumulative Voting
7616 Action to Determine Validity of Election
7810 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation
7811 Amendments by Incorporator
7812 Board and Membership Approval Requirements
7813 Amendments Affecting Class Rights
7813.5 Changing Corporate Status
7814 Certificate of Amendment
7815 Incorporator Amendment Filings
7816 Contents of Certificate of Amendment
7817
Effect of Filing Certificate of Amendment
7818
Extending the Term of the Corporation
7819
Restated Articles of Incorporation
8210
Statement of Information with Secretary of State
8215
Liability for False Information
8311
Records Inspection by Agents
8313
Records Inspection Limitations
8320
Records Required to be Kept
8321
Notice of Right to Receive Annual Report
8322 Annual Report; Notice of Indemnification
8330 Membership List
8331 Petition to Set Aside Request for Member List
8333 Membership Inspection Rights
8334 Director Inspection Rights
8338 Membership List Misuse
8724
Dissolution of Corporation
 
 
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I should tell you again how much your newsletters are appreciated. Additionally, having links to related documents to provide clarity (or backup) is very helpful to the readers. The effort you make has good impact! -Steven S.

I love your newsletter. Who knew a lawyer could be so funny! -Jeanne M.

I don't want to miss your weekly newsletter. I look forward to them and have a special file for them for reference. -Helen N.

Both your website and Newsletter are amazing resources for those of us involved in HOAs. -Denyse B.

LOVE the newsletters--they're a big help to our little (37 unit) association. -Pamela D.

CONGRATULATIONS on another great newsletter. I was just introduced to your letter four months ago and wish I had known about it sooner. Keep up the good work, it's very much appreciated and very helpful. -Al. H

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! -John L.

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from Davis-Stirling.com by Adams Kessler PLC. If your association needs legal assistance, call us at (800) 464-2817.

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