GOING OUT ON A LIMB

This column was written by my law partner, Bill Hamel. Q:  My neighbor’s trees and overhanging limbs are shading out part of my yard where I would like to grow grass and other plants that need sun.  What are my options? A:  Generally, you have the right to cut overhanging limbs and roots at the […]

BUDGET RATIFICATION

Q: My homeowners’ association (“HOA”) board presented members an outdated budget for us to ratify for the current year. How can an outdated budget, not previously seen or discussed, be legal? A: Most HOAs in North Carolina are organized as non-profit corporations. North Carolina law requires that HOAs hold an annual budget ratification meeting in […]