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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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PARTNER GREG J. FIORITTO AND ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY LEE S. SCHOFIELD TO SPEAK AT UPCOMING COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS INSTITUTE (CAI) SEMINAR ON MARCH 10, 2017: LEGAL Q & A PANEL AND THE PROCESS AND REMEDIES FOR CORRECTING BYLAW VIOLATIONS

We are most pleased to announce that experienced ZDF attorneys Greg J. Fioritto and Lee S. Schofield have been asked to speak at the 2017 Michigan CAI Conference and Expo.Greg is one of the partners of the firm and has … Continue reading

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PARTNER TRACY DANNER-BOND AND ATTORNEY MELISSA FRANCIS TO SPEAK AT UNITED CONDOMINIUM OWNERS OF MICHIGAN (UCOM) SEMINAR ON OCTOBER 15, 2016: PANEL DISCUSSION – QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS WITH LEGAL COUNSEL

We are most pleased to announce that experienced ZDF attorneys Tracy Danner-Bond and Melissa Francis have been asked to speak at this year’s annual UCOM Seminar, entitled “Positive Progress in Community Living.” Tracy is one of the partners of the … Continue reading

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PARTNER EDWARD ZELMANSKI TO SPEAK AT COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS INSTITUTE (CAI) SEMINAR: HOW TO IDENTIFY RED FLAGS IN YOUR GOVERNING DOCUMENTS

As many board members learn all too late, just because something is in your association’s governing documents does not mean it is desirable, legal or enforceable. On September 28, 2016, Partner Edward Zelmanski will present “How to Identify Red Flags in … Continue reading

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LISTEN TO THE PODCAST OF ZDF ATTORNEY PAUL C. SCHULTZ’S RADIO INTERVIEW WITH HOST GENE SULLIVAN ON “THE PATRIOT” AM 1280 IN MINNEAPOLIS REGARDING HOUSE BILL 5655 AND ITS POTENTIAL ADVERSE IMPACT ON MICHIGAN CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATIONS!

On May 27, 2016, Gene Sullivan, host of the “Where You Live” radio program broadcast in Minneapolis on AM 1280 (“The Patriot”), interviewed our very own Paul C. Schultz regarding   Michigan House Bill 5655 and the serious adverse impact that … Continue reading

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WATER LOSSES, CO-OWNER NEGLIGENCE, AND THE SHIFTING OF ASSOCIATION INSURANCE DEDUCTIBLES

By: Gregory J. Fioritto gfioritto@zdfattorneys.com A classic “right of spring” for attorneys at our firm every year is handling the resolution of water loss disputes for Associations.  Most often, these situations arise from a non-resident co-owner’s or foreclosing lender’s failure … Continue reading

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