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Larry Stirling, author of the Davis-Stirling Act, authored "The Noblest Motive" which was just published.

Larry describes principles he used to bring about fundamental change for the public good. The book is available at Amazon and Kindle.
5-21-21. Adams Stirling Founder and Managing Partner, Adrian Adams, discusses SB 323 at Desert Resort Management's annual HOA Community Leadership Educational Symposium 20210521Adrian Adams will speak at Desert Resort Management's Annual HOA Community Leadership Educational Symposium. This year's May 21 event, from noon to 7:00 p.m., features industry leaders discussing topics such as SB 323 elections, security issues, collections, reopening facilities, balcony inspections and more. The virtual program is followed by an in-person Vendor Trade Show. Click here to register.
3-27-21. Partners Nathan McGuire and Laurie S. Poole, CCAL, present Legislative Update - What's Happening in Law Law Land at ECHO's Saturday HOA Law Seminar on 3-27-2021Partners Nathan McGuire and Laurie S. Poole presented Legislative Update - What's Happening in Law Law Land at ECHO's Saturday HOA Law Seminar. The past few years have resulted in significant legislative changes which require associations to take ACTION. This educational event featured experts from across the landscape of HOA law to get board members and homeowners up to speed with the latest developments.
3-24-21.Live Webinar – Guiding Principles: How the Right Governing Documents Can Improve Your Community (March 24th, 2021 11am PT) Attorneys Laurie S. Poole and Robert Diamond, co-chairs of CAI's College of Community Association Lawyers' (CCAL) Governing Principles Task Force, presented the live webinar, Guiding Principles: How the Right Governing Documents Can Improve Your Community, explaining how Governing Documents, if drafted properly, can reduce conflict and allow board members to respond to issues as they arise. Attendees gave the webinar the highest rating of EXCELLENT!
3-12-21Partner Laurie S. Poole, President-Elect and 2022 President of CCAL. Laurie S. Poole, presented New California Case Law at CACM's 2021 Law Seminar & Expo. Several hundred managers and industry partners joined the virtual community management safari to reconnect with colleagues, establish new business relationships, and ensure they're prepared to tackle the industry’s wildest, most beastly challenges. This Managers-only event offered up to 12 CEUs.

Adams Stirling Welcome of New Clients
1200 California Corp.
Amberwood Homes Community Assn
Cedar Grove Homes Assn
Grand Tree Park Maintenance Corp.
La Veta Monterey Condo Assn, Inc.
Lakeside Village Condo Assn, Inc.
Promontory Westbluff Skyline Estates HOA
Seacliff Park Residents Assn
Serrano Sircle HOA
Thoroughbred 4040
Twin Springs HOA, Inc.
Vellano HOA
Villa Del Cerro HOA
Vista Tiburon HOA


Safely Reopen Facilities. Our Firm is conducting training sessions with management companies on how to safely reopen association facilities.

To schedule in-house training of managers on this sensitive subject, contact Miranda Ward NorCal presentations and Candace Schwartz for SoCal.

2-MINUTE2-Minute HOA Videos by Adams Stirling VIDEOS
Governing Documents
Emergency Meetings
Virtual Meetings
Four Kinds of CIDs
Executive Sessions
Fiduciary Duties
Origin of Condo Laws
Conflicts of Interest
Reserve Borrowing

Contact usAB 3182 Rent Restriction Requirements to amend your governing documents to comply with the new Rent Restrictions required by AB 3182. Failure to amend your documents could result in large penalties.

Use Election Timeline Calculator by Adams Stirlingour Election Timeline Calculator for scheduling elections with dates and instructions for each key point in the election cycle. You can find additional election information and procedures in our Election Menu.

Covid 19 Updates by Adams StirlingFor a list of county restrictions and health orders, see County Orders as of 5-14-21. To avoid potential liability, boards should carefully review them and consult legal counsel on how best to comply with health orders.

SeeNew Laws & Cases for 2021 by Adams Stirling our summary of New Laws & Cases for 2021.


All HOA Election Rules required by SB 323associations must adopt new Election Rules to conform to SB 323. Elections conducted without compliant rules could result in voided elections, fines, and an award of attorneys' fees. We prepare them at an affordable fixed fee.

Contact us for a proposal. We have ten offices around the state.

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Suite 205
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Los Angeles 90064
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Santa Ana 92705
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Stockton, CA 95219
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Suite 150
Palm Desert, 92211
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Suite 950
Sacramento 95814
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Suite 920
San Diego 92108
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San Francisco 94104
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Suite 500
San Jose 95110
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Suite 302
Temecula 92590


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Insuring HOA Finances AB 1101
May 9, 2021
Support for Common-Sense Legislation

Legislation to Split Lots
May 2, 2021
Associations Could Suddenly
    Become Much More Crowded

Backyard Sign Abuts Neighbor
April 18, 2021
Can a Board Prevent Neighbors from Becoming
    Hatfields & McCoys — and Should It Try?

Illegal Insurance
April 11, 2021
Boards Should Consult Experienced
    HOA Insurance Agency

Snakes in Tanks
March 28, 2021
Unsuitable Pets Can Slither into More
    than just Their Owners' Hearts

Spending on Wildfire Safety
March 14, 2021
Boards Have Discretion in Protecting Associations

Proof of Vaccination to Use Facilities
March 7, 2021
Heavy-Handed Restrictions Can
    Spell Trouble for Associations

Balcony Dry Rot Repairs
February 14, 2021
The Science behind Dry Rot — which
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