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Quick Update on the Corporate Transparency Act: Do Condos and HOAs Have to Comply?

While independent parties continue to challenge the application of the CTA to condominium and homeowner associations, it still appears to apply. We recommend that associations hold off on its reporting requirements as we continue to obtain further clarity on the CTA… Continue Reading →

Katerina Tsoukalas-Heitkemper to Present at the CAI-IL’s April 2024 DCAL Board Member Education Program

Tressler attorney Katerina Tsoukalas-Heitkemper will be presenting with Sheila Malchiodi of Associa Chicagoland at the Illinois Chapter Community Associations Institute’s (CAI-IL) April 2024 Dedicated Community Association Leader (DCAL) Board Member Education program on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, in Schaumburg, IL. Their course is… Continue Reading →

Update to the Illinois Corporate Transparency Act: Do Condos and HOAs Have to Comply?

As previously reported, new reporting requirements under the Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”) went into effect in January 2024. These changes require certain corporate entities (including condominium and homeowner associations) to provide personal details of the individuals who exercise control over… Continue Reading →

Matthew J. O’Malley Featured in 2024 Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine

Tressler attorney Matthew J. O’Malley was recently featured in a popular article by Josh Karp for the 2024 Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine: “The Crosstown Classic: Two Attorneys Reflect on Their Cubs and Sox Fandoms.“ “Matthew O’Malley (right) is a Southsider through and through…. Continue Reading →

Katerina Tsoukalas-Heitkemper to Speak at the CAI-IL’s Condo-HOA Conference and Expo

Tressler attorney Katerina Tsoukalas-Heitkemper will be speaking at the Illinois Chapter Community Associations Institute’s (CAI-IL) 42nd annual Condo-HOA Conference and Expo at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL on Friday, February 9, 2024. Kathy’s session is titled “Accomplish Your Mission! Learn How… 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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