Monthly Archives: April 2015

It’s Here…

Hello Cyber Followers: Our 2015 Legislative Update can be found on our website, www.mulcahylawfirm.net. It is a summary of those bills that will affect community associations when they become law on July 3, 2015, unless otherwise noted. If you have … Continue reading

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Our 2015 Legislative Update coming soon…

 Hello Cyber Followers: The Arizona Republic carried an article today on the 20 most important new laws that will affect Arizonians when they become law on July 3, 2015. Yes, the day before our Independence Day celebration –the 4th of … Continue reading

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Reserve Studies 411

by Beth Mulcahy, Esq. Our association board is considering hiring a company to prepare a reserve study but we aren’t really sure what a reserve study is. Can you define a reserve study for us? How much do reserve studies cost? A … Continue reading

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We are close to the finish line…

Hello Cyber Followers: As mentioned previously, The Arizona Legislature adjourned Sine Die at 3:34 a.m. on Friday, March 3, 2015 and we are in the process of preparing our Cheat Sheet – 2015 Legislative Update that will have a detailed … Continue reading

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They pulled an “all nighter”…

Hello Cyber Followers, The Arizona Legislature adjourned Sine Die at 3:34 am this morning. The fate of HB2614 is unclear as of 6:30 am this morning since it usually takes a day for the legislature to update it’s webpage. We … Continue reading

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Push to adjourn State Legislature tonight…

There is a push at the State Legislative where leaders are moving quickly to end the 2015 session by Thursday night, April 2, 2015.  This could mean HB2614, Planned Communities: Architectural Review may not be addressed. The Senate President and … Continue reading

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One by one…

Hello Cyber Followers: As anticipated SB1091, was signed by Governor Ducey on March 30, 2015. At this point it is unclear as to what will happen with HB2614, Planned Communities; Architectural Review. Bills signed by the Governor this spring will … Continue reading

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What do I need to know when our association goes into transition?

by Beth Mulcahy, Esq. Question: Our association is about to transition from developer to owner control. Do you have any advice on this process? Answer: Yes, I do! Our firm has successfully helped numerous associations through the transition process. Transition … Continue reading

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