Community Associations

The Partners at WCZ each have over twenty (20) years of experience in the Community Association arena and remain actively involved in the Community Association practice. WCZ brings to the area of community association law concerned counsel who understand the ongoing nature of community associations and who have sensitivity to their legal needs.  We bring these qualities to associations, together with the experience level needed to resolve problems that associations might confront without litigation, if possible, and through litigation, if necessary. Our experienced team of attorneys works closely with the governing bodies of community associations and their management agents to achieve their desired objectives. We are recognized in the industry for having an aggressive and successful collections department with a team of seasoned and proactive collection paralegals.

We provide comprehensive legal counsel on a wide array of community association issues. Over the years, we have frequently represented our community association clients in matters concerning the following areas:

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  • Architectural Design and Review
  • Attendance at Annual Meetings, Board Meetings and Hearings
  • Collection of Assessments
  • Contract Review and Disputes
  • Construction Defect
  • Cost Sharing Agreements
  • Covenant Enforcement
  • Developer Transition and Disputes
  • Document Amendments and Restatements
  • Document Interpretation
  • Education to Board Members and Homeowners
  • Enforcement of Governing Documents
  • Foreclosure of Liens
  • General Corporate Affairs
  • General Litigation Matters
  • Homeowner Dispute Resolution
  • Insurance Claims and Defenses
  • Insurance Reviews
  • Master/sub Association Relations
  • Vendor Disputes
  • Zoning Issues

WCZ is very active in the Community Associations Institute (“CAI”) of Georgia and the activities sponsored by that organization.  WCZ is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of the Georgia Chapter of CAI.

Over the years, several attorneys in our firm have lectured at seminars and written articles on topics pertaining to community associations.  We have three (3) Past-Presidents of the local chapter of CAI and many of our attorneys remain actively involved in the organization as committee members.