Common-Interest Community (“HOA”)
Conducting the business of a Common-Interest Community (“CIC”)(commonly known as a “Homeowners Association” or “HOA”) involves many varied legal challenges. Marquis Aurbach’s CIC Department has the knowledge and experience to give commercial and residential associations, and their community managers or property managers, the peace of mind that comes from knowing that they have the leading Nevada CIC law firm in their corner.
Marquis Aurbach’s CIC attorneys have represented Common-Interest Communities, including residential associations, commercial professional owners associations, and mixed common-interest communities in Nevada for over 30 years. Our team of HOA attorneys’ primary focus is to advise association directors and officers, and their community managers or property managers, on the proper application of the Common-Interest Ownership (Uniform Act) Nevada Revised Statutes (“NRS”) Chapter 116, Nevada Administrative Code (“NAC”) Chapter 116, Non-Profit Corporations NRS Chapter 82 and NAC Chapter 82, and other applicable law, to ensure compliance with their fiduciary duties.
Our CIC services include, but are not limited to, drafting and amending governing documents; representing associations in litigation in court, in alternative dispute resolution arbitration and mediation, and before the Nevada Real Estate Division Office of the Ombudsman, the Commission for Common-Interest Communities and Condominium Hotels, and other governmental agencies; assisting with review of vendor contracts, addressing Fair Housing Act issues, compliance violation enforcement, business transactions, real estate matters, developer transition, bankruptcy, elections and removal elections, construction defect issues, and numerous other matters. Our experience in all of these areas and more enables us to provide practical advice on HOA disputes and matters that frequently come before the board of an association.
Marquis Aurbach’s CIC attorneys also teach seminars on the laws governing associations, and serve on the Legislative Committee for Common Interest Communities for the State Bar of Nevada, Real Property Section. Our HOA attorneys have drafted language which has been adopted by the Nevada Legislature as portions of NRS Chapter 116, and testifies during hearing before the Nevada Legislature to pass legislation favorable to associations, and see that unfavorable legislation does not become law.
Marquis Aurbach CIC attorneys represent several of the largest commercial property managers, self-storage facilities, and commercial property owners in the State of Nevada. We are routinely involved in drafting lease documents, enforcing or defending the rights of parties in commercial lease disputes, handling evictions in both Justice Court and District Court, prosecuting and defending rent collection lawsuits, and handling disputes over common area maintenance fees and parking issues. Additionally, our attorneys assist clients in interpreting lease provisions, handling equipment liens within leased premises, asserting post-eviction claims for unpaid rent and damages to premises, drafting lease assignments, as well as handling tenant improvement and mechanic’s lien disputes. If you are looking for a Las Vegas HOA attorney, call us today.