2013 Regular Session



Condominiums and Homeowners Associations - Attorney's Fees

Sponsored by:

Delegate Carter


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters

Synopsis:Prohibiting a governing body of a homeowners association or council of unit owners of a condominium from demanding, collecting, or seeking to recover attorney's fees from a lot owner or unit owner unless the amount of the attorney's fees is reasonable in relation to the amount in controversy or the nature of a specified violation; establishing that, in a specified action against a lot owner or unit owner, there is a specified rebuttable presumption that attorney's fees sought are reasonable; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Carter
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB1062
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Environmental Matters  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Real Property
Narrow Subject(s):Attorneys' Fees
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Homeowners Associations
Liens -see also- Mechanics' Liens
Real Property
Statutes:Article - Real Property
(11-110, 14-202, 11-110.1, 11B-117.1)

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