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Are you saying they are asking for you to pay the letter from the lawyer even though you did not breach the rules?
OK so you did initially breach the rule, and that is what the letter was about?And then did they send you another when they thought you were still breaching but you were no longer breaching the rule?
So it would make sense to have to pay for the first letter because it was required because you breach the rules.
But it is not OK if they are charging you for an allegation that is false.
So instead of writing the lawyer write the Board and state that you understand why you need to pay for the first letter from the lawyer. But then say that after the letter was received you immediately started to adhere to the rules, did not breach any rule after that and will not pay for a second letter.
You can then say that if they register a lien on title you will commence legal proceedings and will be suing the condo corp and seeking an order removing the lien and for an order for your costs.
If the doesn't work you can have a lawyer send a similar letter or you can start a lawsuit yourself.
Does that help as a starting point?
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But if that is with a lawyer charges then there's nothing you can do about that. And the charge is not for just for the one letter. It is for the lawyer to hear the story and likely even review the bylaws.
Is there anything more I can help you with at this point in time?