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 […]

Longtime Local Attorney Partners with VF Law to Bring a Higher Level of HOA Education, Representation, and Advocacy to Colorado Communities

Effective May 2015, local attorney Sean Wells has joined us as a partner! Mr. Wells, previously with a respected Denver plaintiff’s construction defect law firm, is teaming up with VF to offer a deeper level of analysis, advocacy, and education to local homeowner and condominium associations. Mr. Wells has spent years prosecuting claims on behalf of homeowners, […]

What Are Expansive Soils and What Damage Can They Cause?

What are expansive soils and what damage can they cause? Expansive soil clays are made up of plate-like particles, smaller than the eye can see, which absorb moisture between the plates and can expand to over 100% of the original size when wet. This “swell pressure” between particles can push up and crack concrete slabs, […]

Are Your Association Funds Safe?

Are Your Association Funds Safe? Protect your association from embezzlement and fraud ─ read our helpful articles on preventative measures your HOA can take, and view a current case of fraud affecting local HOAs quoting VF Law’s Rich Vial. See the Oregonian article at: http://www.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2012/06/northwest_empire_community_man.html Faces of Fraud: Examples of Everyday Embezzlement Fraud and Embezzlement […]

Media Alert: Utah HOA Registry

Media Alert: House Bill 104 Where the Registry Can Be Found On June 16th, the State of Utah Department of Commerce released a Media Alert regarding the new online Utah Homeowner Associations Registry (a result of 2011 legislative-passed House Bill 104). For the benefit of our local Utah communities, we are passing on this information. […]