Author Archives: Barry Ansbacher

Ansbacher Law to Present Legal Update on August 21

Barry Ansbacher will be the keynote lecturer at the 2014 Legal Update for Community Association Managers and Community Leaders presented by Ansbacher Education. This seminar will be offered on Thursday August 21, 2014 from 9am-12pm at Hancock Bank, conveniently located …

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Ansbacher Law Participates in 2014 American Heart Association’s National Walking Day

The American Heart Association encourages participants to spend at least thirty minutes walking, in an effort to start the habit of physical activity. Studies show that people who walk for just thirty minutes a day have a significantly lower risk …

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Ansbacher Law continues to grow.  We now have offices in Jacksonville, Orange Park, and Palm Coast and a St. Augustine office is coming soon. If you have a 4 year college degree or at least 3 years of relevant office …

Florida Legislature Preparing for 2014 Legislative Session

The Florida Legislature meets every year to consider new laws.  The annual session for 2014 will begin on March 4, 2014 and continue through May 2, 2014.  All bills must be approved by both the Florida House and the Florida …

Barry Ansbacher Lectures on Landlord Tenant Law

Barry Ansbacher will be the lecturer at Landlord Tenant Law: How to Prosper in the New Market seminar presented by Sterling Education Services, Inc. on January 14, 2014 in Jacksonville Florida.  For registration information, the detailed agenda, or additional information …

Barry Ansbacher Speaks at Jacksonville Metropolitan Chapter of CAI

Barry Ansbacher addressed the North Florida Chapter of the Community Associations Institute on Thursday, January 9, 2014.  Mr. Ansbacher provided a brief legal update, followed by his predictions for changes in the upcoming laws affection condominiums and community associations in …

Today is the Deadline to Register Florida Homeowner Associations with Division of Florida Condominiums, Timeshares, and Mobile Homes

The Florida Legislature amended Chapter 720 Florida Statutes this year to require registration of every Florida community association.  The law requires the community association manager to file the registration no later than November 22, 2013.If an association does not use …

Florida Supreme Court Approves Receiverships for Condo Associations

On October 31, 2013 the Florida Supreme Court settled the dispute over when a Court can appoint a receiver for a Florida condominium association.  One side of the debate argued that the Court’s role and discretion was limited to those …

Affidavit of Annual Budget Mailing Critical to Ability to Collect Assessments

In a recent case heard in Pinellas County, Florida the Court denied the homeowners association entitlement to an award of its assessments the community association manager filed an “ambiguous” affidavit to prove that the notice of annual budget meeting was …