ArizonaArticlesSeptember 1, 2022by VF Law Team
Board Member Boot Camp With Quinten Cupps Out of Arizona
Watch Quinten Cupps’ virtual Board Member Boot Camp out of the Vial Fotheringham office in Arizona! Originally conducted on July 30, 2020
UncategorizedAugust 3, 2021by VF Law Team
Legislative Alert HB 21-1310
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UncategorizedJune 23, 2021by VF Law Team
LEGISLATIVE ALERT Senate Bill 329
Hello all, VF Law wants to share some really exciting news for Oregon Planned Community and Condominium Associations: The Oregon Condominium Act and Planned Community Acts have been amended to allow Community Associations to continue to conduct Electronic Meetings post-pandemic! Senate Bill 329 was recently signed by Governor Brown and impacts both Board and Owner meetings. “Electronic...
NewsOregonJune 7, 2021by VF Law Team
Important Oregon Legislation Update: Electronic Meetings Now Law
Click to Read Full: SB329-Enrolled
NewsOregonFebruary 1, 2021by VF Law Team
Community Association and Real Estate Attorney Karna Gustafson Joins VF-Law’s Oregon Team
PORTLAND, Ore. – Vial Fotheringham, LLP (VF-Law) is pleased to announce that experienced Community Association and Real Estate Law attorney Karna R. Gustafson has joined the firm in its Oregon office. Click to read more: PDF Link
ArticlesWashingtonApril 23, 2020by VF Law Team
Governor Inslee issues Proclamation 20-51, Impacts all Washington Community Associations
By: Greg Coxey On April 17, 2020, Governor Jay Inslee issued Proclamation 20-51. Proclamation 20-51 has far reaching impacts on all community associations in Washington. Proclamation 20-51 effectively amends the Nonprofit Corporations Act (RCW 24.03), the Condominium Act (RCW 64.34), the Homeowners’ Association Act (RCW 64.38), and the Washington Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act or WUCIOA...
COVID-19 and the Risk of Getting Sued
By: Scott Welker In American law, there is a long, quiet history of the ill suing the people who made them ill. Dating at least back to the 1800s, defendants have been held liable in court for negligently spreading infectious diseases. These cases have run the gambit, including lawsuits for the spread of tuberculosis (1953), smallpox (1910), typhoid fever (1896), and whooping cough (1884),...
Fostering a Sense of Community During COVID-19
By: Greg Coxey Given this unprecedented time in the history of the world, there is a lot of anxiety and uncertainty about what the future holds. Even though this is a global pandemic, with orders to stay-in-place and stay healthy, the focus shifts to our household and our communities. While practicing social distancing, we must think beyond ourselves and consider all of the members of our...
ArticlesOregonMarch 23, 2020by VF Law Team
The Effects of Covid-19 on Insurance Coverage
The State of Emergency response to Covid-19 has had an enormous effect on all of our lives. As the pandemic continues, loss of revenue has become the center of attention for business owners. With business closure, shelter in place orders, and bleak economic forecast for the second quarter, the question whether Covid-19 related losses are covered under insurance policies has become an...
ArticlesMarch 23, 2020by VF Law Team
Things You Should Know About the Water Rights Adjudication
You might have recently received notice from the State asking you to respond if you think you have water rights. This process is intended to provide a framework for evaluating and decreeing water rights so that the public has a current record of its valid water rights. Translation: the State wants to know what you think you have and then to tell you what it thinks you have as far as water...