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9.27.23. Co-Managing Partner Laurie Poole will be speaking at the CACM Fall Regional Forum - Ask the Experts in Orange County. Click here to register for the event.

9-14-23. Attorney Megan Hall spoke at the CACM Fall Regional Forum - Ask the Experts in Sacramento.


9-13-23. Partner Jamie Handrick contributed an article to CAI-SD's Community Insider Magazine Fall 2023 Issue. The article entitled "Refusal to Vacate for Termite Fumigation? Now What?" can be read here.

9-6-23. Co-Managing Partner Laurie Poole presented the Legal Focus class of CAI San Diego’s “HOA Academy.”


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Library Lane
Manitoba West
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The Hawthornes
Villa Monterey
Walden Woods
Wildwood Township

9-1-23. Partner Jason A. Savlov authored an article titled "Nuisances, What Are They and When Should a Community Association Get Involved?" published in CAI-Coachella Valley's September HOA Living Magazine. You can read his article here.

8-31-23. Co-Managing Partner Laurie S. Poole presented “HOA Update: Recent Legal Changes Affecting the Management of Common Interest Developments” at the San Diego County Bar Association. This program is presented by the Real Property Law Section of the San Diego County Bar Association, and is worth 1.0 General MCLE Credit (Participatory). This program was for attorneys only.

8-1-23. ADAMS|STIRLING launched a recipe contest for an HOA Cookbook. Subscribers to the firm's newsletter are invited to submit their favorite home recipe for inclusion in the cookbook. Winners will be announced at the conclusion of the contest. To subscribe to our newsletter GO HERE and enter your email address.
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Suite 205
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2566 Overland Avenue
Suite 730
Los Angeles 90064
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Murrieta 92563
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Suite 350
Santa Ana 92705
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3415 Brookside Road
Suite 200
Stockton, CA 95219
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77-564A Country Club
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Palm Desert, 92211
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Fourth Floor
Sacramento 95814
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Suite 920
San Diego 92108
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One Sansome Street
Suite 3500
San Francisco 94104
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Suite 500
San Jose 95110


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Feedback on Director Email 
September 20, 2023
Good comments by readers. 

Email Between Directors
September 7, 2023
New case law allows emails between directors. 

New Reserve Study Standards
August 17,2023
New developments and board responsibilities

HOA Cookbook Contest
August 1, 2023
Enter your favorite recipe into the contest!

Valuable Insurance Feedback
July 27, 2023
Insurance specialists weigh in on three newsletter topics.

Election Questions
July 7, 2023
What happens when a candidate withdraws from an election?

Misuse of Funds and Embezzlement
April 13, 2023
Association hosted events. Common or misuse of funds?

Senior Discount on Dues
February 25, 2023
Are they allowed, and what are the boards obligations?

Important Ruling on Censuring Directors
January 7, 2023
U.S. Supreme Court provides guidance on boards rights.

Dues Increase Without A Vote
January 2, 2023
Is it allowed and under what circumstances?

Replacing Mailboxes Without Vote
December 11, 2022
Maintenance or upgrade, should reserve funds be used?

Reversing Prior Board Decisions
November 21, 2022
Possible risks and how to manage them.

Pandemic Emergency Ends
November 17, 2022
How to continue virtual and hybrid meetings.

New Laws for 2023
October 10,2022
New laws for 2023 to pay attention to.

Ratting Out Neighbors
September 2, 2022
What's legal, and what's good practice?

Posting Meeting Notices
August 20,2022
Posting requirements, according to the Civil Code.

Front Yard Gardens
July 24, 2022
Are limitations allowed, and what is the HOAs role?

Cost of EV Charging Stations
July 10, 2022
Costs associated with EV charging stations, who is responsible?

HOA Debt Collection
June 21, 2022
Are HOAs required to get licensed to collect delinquent assessments?

Executive Committees
April 28, 2022
What, exactly, is an Executive Committee?

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