Murray-Lobb Attorneys represents various community associations in Texas, including:
How to Set up a Property Owners’ Association in Texas
The Texas property code contains rules for how to set up a property owners’ association or another type of community association in Texas.
For example, if there are no pre-existing restrictions in a subdivision creating a property owners’ association, Texas Property Code Sec. 204.006 says that:
Once approved, the property owners’ association will need to:
Laws Governing Community Associations and Property Owners’ Associations in Texas
Laws that affect a Texas community association can be found in the Texas Property Code, other Texas laws, and federal law. For example, these are just some of the laws that will impact the creation and the ongoing operation of community associations in Texas:
With the assistance of experienced corporate counsel, you may be able to avoid some of the pitfalls, but you will most likely need ongoing advice and counsel to remain in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations and to resolve disputes with homeowners and government agencies.
Do You Need a Property Owners’ Association Attorney?
Once you have decided to form a community association, you may need an attorney’s help to 1) set up your community association, and 2) provide ongoing legal counsel and advice.
Your property owners’ association, condominium association, or commercial association may need the assistance of corporate counsel to:
Murray Lobb’s community association attorneys can help your association avoid unnecessary litigation, resolve disputes out of court whenever possible, and represent your association or board members in court when litigation cannot be avoided.
Please feel free to contact any of our Murray Lobb attorneys with questions about how to set up a community association or for representation for your property owners’ association, condominium association, master planned community, or commercial association. We also remain available to help you with all your general business, corporate, and estate planning needs.