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I'm being sued by HOA FOR assessments and late fees and need to know what I can do. I owe 2,525. 16 in assessments and fees and they are adding on 1647 fir attorney fees and some other 99 fee.

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have you taken so far? Have you prepared or filed any paperwork?

We've been served, never went to court. I contacted their attorney and they have been trying to negotiate payments. I have not filed any paperwork, I have only talked with the attorney via phone since we were served

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San Antonio, TX

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My suggestion would be to go to your HOA board and ask for a payment plan. Typically they will waive penalties and interest but since attorney fees were actually incurred they won't waive those. The only way to challenge it is to show that you were never given proper service or notice of the violations.

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