Monthly Archives: October 2017

FIRM NEWS: ZELMANSKI, DANNER & FIORITTO, PLLC WELCOMES ATTORNEY CHRISTENE M. RICHTER TO THE ZDF TEAM!

We are most pleased to announce that Attorney Christene M. Richter has joined the firm as an associate. Ms. Richter graduated summa cum laude from the University of Detroit Mercy in 1999 where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts in … Continue reading

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TO AIRBNB OR NOT TO AIRBNB – HOW MIGHT THE AIRBNB PHENOMENON AFFECT YOUR CONDOMINIUM COMMUNITY?

PART I OF III Your neighbor has decided to rent his unit out on weekends when he is out of town.  You worriedly wonder:  How will this affect you?  Is it even allowed in your condominium?  Will it have any … Continue reading

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PARTNER TRACY DANNER-BOND AND SENIOR ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY RICHARD L. WAGNER, JR. TO SPEAK AT 43RD ANNUAL UNITED CONDOMINIUM OWNERS OF MICHIGAN (UCOM) SEMINAR ON OCTOBER 28, 2017

We are most pleased to announce that experienced ZDF attorneys Tracy Danner-Bond and Richard L. Wagner, Jr., will speak at an upcoming United Condominium Owners of Michigan (UCOM) 43rd Annual Seminar, which will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 … Continue reading

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6 BIG REASONS WHY YOUR ASSOCIATION SHOULD CONSIDER AMENDING ITS GOVERNING DOCUMENTS (OR, 6 BIG REASONS WHY YOUR BYLAWS ARE PROBABLY TERRIBLE)

By Gregory J. Fioritto There are a myriad of reasons why it may be in the best interests of an Association to amend its governing documents, which include the Association’s Articles of Incorporation, Master Deed, Condominium Bylaws, Subdivision Plans, as … Continue reading

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CONDO LAW FAQ’S: Late Charges and Interest

Is it acceptable for a condominium association to charge a co-owner both late charges and interest on unpaid assessments? Yes. The Michigan Condominium Act, MCL 559.206 (c), authorizes an association to impose late charges on a delinquent co-owner’s account “as … Continue reading

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The Condo & HOA B.E.A.T. – Updated Schedule of Free Educational Seminars for Board Members and Property Managers”

Board Education and Training brought to you by Zelmanski, Danner and Fioritto, PLLC Experienced Condominium & HOA Attorneys The Condo & HOA B.E.A.T. (Board Education and Training) program is designed to educate condominium and HOA board members regarding the vast … Continue reading

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