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Barry Ansbacher Interviewed by “This Old House”

Why Document Your Renovation? 5 experts explain why you should record every step of your renovation Hendley Badcock This Old House online Photo: Hero Images/Getty Half the fun of completing a major reno is showing before-and-after photos to friends and …

Certification Requirement for Newly Elected Board Members

By: Barry Ansbacher Condominium and Homeowner Associations are governed by a board of directors initially appointed by the developer and subsequently elected by the membership.  Board members are unpaid volunteers who serve their community. Directors have the responsibility to enforce …

Barry Ansbacher Recognized as a Top Lawyer in Northeast Florida

904 Magazine recognized Barry Ansbacher as one of Northeast Florida’s top lawyers for 2014 in three practice areas: Construction Law, Real Estate Law and Business Litigation. Barry is the first attorney in all of Florida – and the only one …

You Have the Money, Now What? Top 4 Pitfalls and Common Concerns in Handling Payments from Owners

By Cynthia Trimmer, Attorney What may seem like the deceivingly simple task of billing owners for assessments and collecting payments becomes muddled when statutes, conflicting case law and common sense mix with day‑to‑day business practices.  These are a few issues …

Four Items To Consider Before Selling Your Home

By Zachary Roth, Attorney Selling your home can be an exciting – and overwhelming – process.  Here are a few of the key issues to consider before putting your home on the market: 1) DISCLOSURES – Before closing on a sale, …

Board Certification Seminar Scheduled for October 23rd

Registration is open for the upcoming  Board Certification Seminar for Condominium and Homeowner Associations on Thursday, October 23rd from 6-8pm at the Four Points Sheraton Jacksonville on Baymeadows Road. Current or future board members of condominium or homeowner associations will …

Ansbacher Law Supports Event Benefitting Legal Aid

This Saturday, Ansbacher Law will join The Clay County Bar Association to raise money for Jacksonville Area Legal Aid.  Staff from Ansbacher Law’s Orange Park location and other offices will volunteer to support this important event. Spectators and car-enthusiasts are …

Barry Ansbacher Recognized as Top 100 Trial Lawyer

The National Trial Lawyers has recognized Barry Ansbacher among the top 100 attorneys for his work in the area of civil trial law. The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from …

Can Your Condo Board Vote by E-mail?

By Christene M. Ertl, Attorney In the age of technology most of us communicate with one another using electronic mediums, such as email, a majority of time.  For those who serve as a director on their condominium association board, using …

5 Questions to Keep in Mind When Outside Groups Request to Use Association Property

By Zachary Roth, Attorney School is back in session. That means that sports teams, organizations and groups are in full swing with activities.  It’s possible that an outside group might inquire about using your community’s common areas like sports fields …