Condo Law Watch

Tressler Talks: What the Fed? Understanding Financials in HOA Law

We are pleased to invite you to our upcoming virtual Tressler Talk: What the Fed? Understanding Financials in HOA Law Thursday, February 16, 2023 1:00-2:00pm CT Webinar Join us for this complimentary webinar to learn about association financials, recent changes… Continue Reading →

Sound the Alarm: New Illinois Law Requires 10-Year Battery Smoke Alarms to Be Installed in Homes

In 2017, the Illinois General Assembly passed Public Act 100-0200 to update the Illinois Smoke Detector Act. Public Act 100-0200 requires all Illinois single and multi-family homes to have a smoke alarm with a sealed 10-year battery by January 1,… Continue Reading →

Happy New Year from Tressler’s HOA/Condo Law Practice Group!

Happy New Year from our families to yours! It has been a great year and we are proud to have wonderful clients, attorneys, staff and colleagues. We are honored that you have put your trust in our team and are… Continue Reading →

‘Tis the Season…for Fire Prevention

During the winter months, the rate and risk of residential fires increases. Your condo or HOA is not immune to this. The increase is often attributed to additional electricity use, holiday décor, Christmas trees and the increased use of electric space heaters. Residents… Continue Reading →

2023 Illinois HOA/Condo Legislative Updates

As the new year approaches, it is important for association boards and community association professionals to be cognizant of new laws that may impact the industry. For 2023, there are a few updates, mainly to Section 22.1 of the Illinois… Continue Reading →

The More You Know Before the First Snow: Condo and HOA Winter Preparation

I am not sure where this year went, but we have already experienced the first frost in the Chicagoland area. Like it or not, winter is right around the corner! This article should serve as a reminder that if you have not… Continue Reading →

Tressler Talks: To Disclose or Not Disclose? Board and Community Manager Obligations for Disclosure of Documents and Information

We are pleased to invite you to our upcoming virtual Tressler Talk: To Disclose or Not Disclose? Board and Community Manager Obligations for Disclosure of Documents and Information Thursday, October 6, 2022 1:00-2:00pm CT Webinar Join us for this complimentary… Continue Reading →

Due Process is Critical to the Violation Process

Consistent with prior rulings, Illinois courts have shown a fondness to expand a condominium board’s duties in ensuring “due process” in violation hearings. In Board of Directors of Winnitt Park Condominium Association v. Bourdage, the court refused to uphold a… Continue Reading →

Jerome Murphy and Matthew O’Malley Win Complex Commercial Litigation Matter

Tressler LLP litigators, Jerome Murphy and Matthew O’Malley, recently represented a condominium association regarding a complex contractual dispute over the installation of fire-rated doors and fire sprinkler systems. Serving as Plaintiff’s counsel, Jerome and Matt successfully negotiated a highly favorable monetary settlement for their client… Continue Reading →

Update On Residency Requirements To Serve On A Condo Board In Illinois

The Illinois legislature has amended the Illinois Condominium Property Act (the “Act”) and while not mandatory, it allows Boards of Directors to implement policies on how Boards can be composed.  Pursuant to Section 18(a)(1) of the Act, the change now… Continue Reading →

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