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Under Florida condo law can joint owners of one unit both serve

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Under Florida condo law can joint owners of one unit both serve on the board of directors of a condominium association and have 2 votes on the board whereas homeowners they would be limited to one vote on member issues
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 6 months ago.
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Whether or not joint owners can both serve on the board would be up to the bylaws of the Condo unit. The FL Court in Lakewood Village v. Beracha, 07-006293 (Broward 2007), said that as both parties are joint owners they both have a right to sit on the board if the members elect them to do so in accordance with the bylaws and unless the bylaws prevent them from doing so.

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