Monthly Archives: November 2015

Mulcahy Law Firm, P.C.: Yes or No to Security Cameras

By Beth Mulcahy, Esq. Should associations implement greater measures to protect association members and association property? We see ever increasing acts of violence and vandalism, so are security cameras the answer? In Martinez v. Woodmar IV Condominiums Homeowners Association, Inc., … Continue reading

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Mulcahy Law Firm, P.C.: Make your Meeting Minutes Perfectly Proper! By Beth Mulcahy, Esq.

Meeting minutes are the association’s only official record of its board, committee or membership decisions and actions; therefore, it is important that they be handled properly. Roberts Rules of Order states that “minutes contain mainly a record of what was … Continue reading

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“All I Want for Christmas Is … a Drone?”

Just in time for the holiday gift-giving season, during which as many as one million drones are expected to be sold, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced last week that new rules and regulations regarding drone use are coming soon. … Continue reading

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There’s a New Law In Town… By Beth Mulcahy, Esq.

Beginning on July 3, 2015, pursuant to A.R.S. Section 10-11622(B), all condominium and planned community associations are required to file contact information with the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) instead of recording that information with the county in which the association … Continue reading

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Mulcahy Law Firm, P. C.: Collecting Assessments is Easier through Prompt Action!

Board members often tell Mulcahy Law Firm, P.C. that collecting delinquent assessments is one of the most difficult duties they have to oversee.   This blog will provide a few quick tips to help boards more effectively collect delinquent assessments. First, … Continue reading

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