While most Silicon Valley law firms and their attorneys providing legal services in real estate law also practice in many other areas such as family law, probate, personal injury, etc., Mike Hogan does not, he has only one focus —- California real estate law. This keen focus allows San Jose real estate attorney Mike Hogan to devote his efforts solely to the complexities of California real estate law, including homeowners’ association issues and disputes, and how best to provide legal advisory, alternative dispute resolution (mediation/arbitration), and litigation services to his clientele. It’s Mike’s specialized real estate law expertise (Attorney Profile) and strong commitment to each client’s real estate problems which sets him apart from other attorneys.

Homeowners’ Association Documents – Prepares & Reviews

Protecting local neighborhoods has evolved over the years into the modern-day non-profit Homeowners’ Association. These organizations sometimes exert surprising amounts of control and power in their communities, and understandably, controversies between residents and the group will arise. San Jose real estate lawyer Mike Hogan is superbly qualified to represent property owners and homeowners’ associations by preparing, reviewing, and interpreting applicable homeowners’ association documents. Practice areas include:

• Homeowners’ Association Formation• Repair, Maintenance &
Remodeling Agreements
• Articles of Incorporation• Design & Architect Agreements
• Bylaws• Construction Agreements
• Rules & Regulations • Direct Monthly & Annual Meetings
• CC & Rs • Officer Elections
• Financial Compliance Reports • Other Related Documents

When Disputes  Arise: 
Represents Property Owners & Homeowners’ Associations

The first thing you need to know when confronting a legal dispute is where you stand in relation to the other parties. San Jose real estate lawyer Mike Hogan will give you an honest and realistic evaluation of your rights and responsibilities as well as the associated risks so that you fully understand the legal ramifications of your particular situation, including your chances of success.

Although litigation is always an option, it should be one of last resort as it is often the most expensive path to resolution. Instead, with your consent, Mike first seeks out a negotiated settlement to your dispute through negotiation and, if necessary, use of alternative dispute resolution techniques such as mediation or arbitration which often provide quicker and more cost effective dispute resolution when compared to litigation.

In the event that negotiation and alternative dispute resolution fail, leaving litigation as the only means to resolution, it is critical that it be done with the services of an aggressive attorney, one who will relentlessly represent your interests. San Jose real estate lawyer Mike Hogan will provide you with such representation.

Typical Areas  of Dispute Involving Design

San Jose real estate lawyer Mike Hogan can represent you in all areas of real estate law including issues and disputes centered around homeowners’ association issues. Areas of practice include:

• Director Liability Issues
• Officer Liability Issues
• Homeowner Liability Issues
• Davis-Sterling Common Interest
  Development Act Interpretation/Issues
• Property Management Company Issues
• CC & R Issues
• Rules & Regulations Enforcement
• Common Area Issues
• Financial Compliance Reporting Issues
• Reserve Fund Issues
• Insurance Issues
• Assessment Issues
• Assessment & Homeowner Due Collections
• Securing & Enforcing Judgments Against Homeowners
• Repair, Maintenance & Remodeling Issues
• Homeowner Remodeling & Repair Issues
• Lien Issues
• Designer/Architect Issues
• Design/Architect Defects
• Contractor Issues
• Construction Defects
• See also: Design & Construction Issues
• Foreclosures
• Homeowners’ Association Formation Issues

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