In this Issue: Arbitration Decisions – What are They and Where can I Find Them? helps you locate decisions from the Division of Florida Condominiums, Time Shares and Mobile Homes. But, I marked it “Paid in Full” will help you figure out what a restrictive endorsement on an assessment payment from an owner means to… Continue Reading
There are different laws governing condominiums, cooperatives and homeowners’ associations in Florida. This post explains a few of those differences.
Sometimes a case is too urgent to wait for the arbitration process to unfurl. In such a situation, a party must still file for arbitration and then ask the arbitrator to stay the arbitration so relief can be sought in court.
Arbitration is not binding unless the parties agree or fail to seek a trial de novo. In a trial de novo the arbitrator’s decision while admissible is not binding on the judiciary. Enforcement of the arbitrator’s ruling is through the judiciary.
There are times when a person’s “day in court” is not immediately available in the condominium setting in light of the arbitration [§718.1255] provision in the Condominium Act. This post is one of three which will be address different aspects of arbitration. This post defines disputes which require arbitration and gives insight on the general arbitration process.