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SOUTH CAROLINA GETS ITS “ACTS” TOGETHER

South Carolina Homeowners Association Act and Department of Consumer Affairs Services for Homeowners and Homeowners Associations Act became law on May 17, 2018   After years of trying, the South Carolina legislature has passed significant legislation regulating various aspects of homeowners association governance and administration. The South Carolina Homeowners Association Act and The Department of…
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Fines are Fine but Penalties are NOT in South Carolina

Fines are Fine but Penalties are NOT in South Carolina Until very recently, the question of the authority of a homeowners association to fine its members had never been squarely addressed by a South Carolina appellate court. That changed this past summer when the South Carolina Court of Appeals decided Brown v. Spring Valley Homeowners Association, Inc. …
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DON’T SWEAT THE THREATS – Part 4

DIRECTOR AND OFFICER INSURANCE Tim and Steve Sellers   This is the last in our four part series that explores the protections the law provides for those who serve their communities as association directors and officers in North and South Carolina.   The business judgment rule and immunity cannot keep a person from being sued and indemnification…
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