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Tressler Talks: Document Downpour – Navigating Real Estate Closings With Associations and Management Companies

We are pleased to invite you to our upcoming virtual Tressler Talk: Document Downpour – Navigating Real Estate Closings With Associations and Management Companies Wednesday, July 26, 2023 2:00pm-3:00pm CT Webinar Your client is buying or selling a property, and suddenly… Continue Reading →

Are You Adequately Insured Against Catastrophic Damage?

Every year more people are purchasing units in condominium associations. If it is your first home, an investment property, or a downsize, purchasing a unit in an association has many benefits. For example, the association will maintain the common elements… Continue Reading →

New Law: Mandate for Installation of Electric Vehicle Chargers in Common Area Parking Lots 

On June 9, 2023, Governor Pritzker signed Senate Bill 40 into law. This new law states that beginning on January 1, 2024, if a single-family home or multi-unit residential building constructs a new parking lot, every parking space must be… Continue Reading →

Staff Spotlight: Amanda Sandrik-Carrillo

Amanda Sandrik-Carrillo is an administrator in the HOA Practice Group. Amanda has worked in Tressler’s HOA Practice Group since 2013 and is an integral part of our staff. She has a plethora of knowledge with regard to our collection practice. She manages all… Continue Reading →

To Disclose or Not to Disclose? Landlord Disclosure Obligations

By Adriana Bosco and Katerina Tsoukalas-Heitkemper Landlords are responsible for providing a safe, clean and healthy living environment for tenants. Thus, there are certain disclosure obligations landlords must abide by to their current and potential new tenants regarding environmental toxins… Continue Reading →

No More Adult Swim? Are Your Association Pool Rules Compliant with the Law?

Over the next few weeks, many Homeowner Associations will begin to reopen their swimming pools. Prior to opening the Association’s pool, it is important for the Board to review the Association’s Rules and Regulations to make sure that they adequately… Continue Reading →

How to Handle the Proverbial Association Bully

By Adriana Bosco and Matthew O’Malley Community associations operate through Boards of Directors (the “Board”). Such Boards are tasked with certain duties and responsibilities that they must perform to ensure the success of the community. When dealing with bullies, carrying out… Continue Reading →

Kathryn Formeller, Matthew O’Malley and Dillon Ellis Win Complex Breach of Fiduciary Duty Dispute

Tressler LLP litigators, Kathryn A. Formeller, Matthew J. O’Malley and Dillon Ellis, represented a condominium association regarding a complex breach of fiduciary duty dispute over a former Board’s decision-making related to capital expenditures. The matter was dismissed in the trial court but… Continue Reading →

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 →

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