VF Law Communication

Here at Vial Fotheringham LLP, we are closely monitoring the situation arising from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and we are ready to navigate the rocky waters of whatever life throws at clients, community associations and partners. Our hearts go out to the victims and families that are directly impacted by illness.     VF lawyers are […]

Caution in the Face of Coronavirus: Running a UTAH HOA Without Gatherings

Whether your closet is filled with Costco toilet paper and you’re checking your phone every hour for the latest COVID-19 update or you’re urging your social-media network to stop panicking and just start washing their hands, one thing is certain: coronavirus continues to spread and, according to health professionals around the world, one thing we […]

VF Law’s Own Robert Fotheringham Appears on The Nicholas Cupps Show

“I had the pleasure of sitting down with the founding partner of Vial and Fotheringham, a multi-state law firm that helps in almost all areas of law, but excel in the Homeowner’s Association space.  Rob is an estate planning attorney and his story of how he started his firm, how they grew it to where […]

General Adjudication Process

Utah, like other western states, is conducting general adjudications of all of the water rights within several major drainages. These proceedings, which are complex and lengthy legal actions, are being conducted for several reasons. First, these adjudications are an effort to recognize, quantify, and prioritize water rights that, in some cases, extend back into the […]

HOA Guidelines for Going Solar

Whether your HOA consists of detached dwellings, condos or townhouses, you can utilize solar to benefit your members, reduce energy costs and preserve the environment. HOAs and their members that haven’t considered solar in the past are now attracted to the federal tax deduction – 30 percent of installation costs in 2018 and 2019, 26 […]

Reinvestment Fees Offset HOA Turnover Costs, Contribute to Reserves

Many Utah families have utilized their increased equity from the strong buyer’s market and healthy economy to upscale or downscale their housing situation. All of this movement in the housing industry is expensive for nonprofit homeowners’ associations and requires adequate budgeting and preparation for current and future market fluctuations. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, […]

Announcing Newest Partners

Vial Fotheringham LLP is proud to welcome Kathryn Battock, Jessica J. Maceyko, Quentin Phillips and Damien Bielli to the team of Vial Fotheringham Parnters. VF Law partners are an integral part of firm management and development. The existing partners look forward to welcoming these new additions. Congratulations Kathryn, Jessica, Quentin and Damien!

BIG WIN for Logan Blythe and our Salt Lake City Office

http://fox13now.com/2018/04/04/family-of-utah-teen-with-down-syndrome-says-logan-back-on-path-to-eagle-scout/ Original story: Utah National Parks Counsel Accommodates Utah teen with Down Syndrome, only to have the National BSA Reverse that Decision Salt Lake City, March 17, 2018—On Tuesday, March 13, 2018, I filed a Complaint against the Boy Scouts of America and the Utah National Parks Council on behalf of Logan Blythe, a young […]

Snow Removal and Your HOA

The Treasure Valley has faced a series of snow events this winter. The local highway districts are having trouble keeping up with the plowing, especially in the side roads and neighborhoods where our HOA clients predominate. As a result, schools have been closing, and people have had trouble getting cars out of residential neighborhoods. At […]

Our Attorneys’ Big Win for HOA in Utah

The Lodges at Bear Hollow Condominium Association obtained a jury verdict on Tuesday for $1.8 million in its four year long construction defect lawsuit against its developer, Bear Hollow Restoration, LLC, which is managed by Hamlet Homes. The three-building, 97-unit condominium project is located in the Bear Hollow Village below the Olympic ski jump near […]