Q. I was falsely arrested by a non-compliant condo association.  Out of state tenants and falsely accused- property damage and stalking.   What can I do prior to the trial date set for January 20, 2011?

A.  My recommendation is that the individual speak with an attorney.  As for the condo concerns, if the board acted maliciously within the scope of their duties as board members, the individual may have a cause of action against the board.  Generally, though, his criminal issues will be tried separately.

James Stevens, Condo Law Expert
Loberg Stevens LLC 

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Who can be a condo board member?

Q: We are having a hard time finding owner volunteers to serve on the board. Can someone who is not a member of the association be contracted to serve as a condo board member?

Can condo owners vote to remove a tree they believe is causing flooding in their unit?

Q. There is a tree on the side of our condo building that may need to be removed. Owners believe the tree is causing the drain outside of the building to clog, potentially the cause of flooding in the ground units.