801.790.9000 7070 South Union Park Center, Suite 220 Midvale, UT 84047
435.575.9000 1776 Park Avenue, Suite 209 Park City, UT 84060

Services

Homeowner, Condominium, HOA, Townhome, and PUD Associations

Our single-practice focus is your greatest community asset.

The attorneys at Morris Sperry provide reliable advice and responsiveness to community leaders (the board of trustees, management committee, or board of directors). Community leaders need that advice to efficiently attend to association business and to make difficult decisions.

Our prompt advice and counsel allow volunteer community leaders to focus on the more important aspects of their lives—family, work, and personal pursuits—while still providing outstanding service to their associations. With Morris Sperry, community leaders get great advice at a tremendous value.

Specific services provided:

  • General association counsel and responding to day-to-day practical and legal questions that arise in the operations of the association
  • Defense and prosecution of lawsuits, including the prosecution of construction defect lawsuits
  • Governing document enforcement (CC&Rs, declaration, articles of incorporation, bylaws, rules)
  • Collections and foreclosure
  • Fair Housing Act compliance review and claim defense
  • Governing document audits and reviews
  • Governing document amendments, updates, and re-writes
  • Vendor contract review and negotiation- landscaping, construction, manager, maintenance, cellular tower, elevator service, bulk cable and internet service
  • Easement review, drafting, and modification
  • Property boundary disputes and other property disputes with neighboring owners
  • Plat review and amendments
  • Voting, ballots, elections, and challenges to elections and procedures
  • Rental restrictions
  • Smoking restrictions
  • Owner disputes
  • ADA application analysis, compliance review, and claim defense
  • Architectural guideline review, drafting, and enforcement
  • Advising associations on loans, including negotiation, document review, & lending opinions
  • Legal opinions
  • Board and committee general consultation    
  • Reserve law compliance and strategies
  • Representation related to owner bankruptcies
  • Representation in mediation or arbitration
  • Advising associations during and immediately after developer turnover on warranty, accounting, inspection, and operational issues
  • Advice when levying special and extraordinary assessments