Law Office of Scott A. Hunter

Scott A. Hunter is a member of Community Associations Institute (“CAI”) and a former board member of the local chapter of CAI. Scott Hunter lecture to managers, boards and others regarding various legal aspects of homeowners associations. Scott Hunter is also a former property manager with hands-on experience with homeowners associations. Scott Hunter is also a former California Real Estate Broker.
May / June 2007 Newsletter
n today’s world, insurance is critical.  Without proper insurance, the financial health of your owners association can be devastated.  Does your owners association have proper insurance?...
California Davis-Stirling Act
The California Davis-Stirling Common Interest Development Act was enacted in 1986 and is part of the California Civil Code. The Davis-Stirling Act contains laws which directly impact the estimated 8 million Californians who live in homeowners associations.  Each years the California legislature revises portions of the Davis-Stirling Act.  To search through the Davis-Stirling Act, click here.
  Homeowners Association Law
  • General legal counsel
  • Review of association contracts with vendors and contractors
  • Collection of assessments (dues)
  • Amendments and rewrite of CC&Rs
  • Preparation of delinquency policies, enforcement policies, etc
  • Demand letters to owners
  • Legal opinions
  • Enforcement of CC&Rs and rules of the association
  • Construction defect litigation
  • Obtaining court orders for owner compliance
  • Other litigation support
  • Alternative dispute resolution, and All other areas of legal support for homeowners associations
   Construction Law
  • Preparation or review of construction contracts
  • Mechanic’s lien disputes
  • General legal counsel for contractors
  • Construction defect litigation
  • General construction matters
  Real Estate Law
  • Residential purchase contract disputes
  • Easement Issues
  • Draft CC&R's
  • Bylaws and other documents for new developments
  • Review of leases and other real estate contracts
  • Preparation of equity share agreement, purchase contracts, leases, etc.
  • General real estate matters © 2005
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