Community Associations

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Vandeventer Black’s Community Association practice team provides comprehensive legal services to help our clients withstand all manner of legal issues. As one of the most progressive community association practices in Virginia, we represent clients in the multi-faceted legal issues specific to community association law.

Tailored Legal Counseling and Strategic Guidance

Vandeventer Black attorneys work daily with boards, managing agents on the full spectrum of legal issues faced by community associations, and individual from common questions related to operation to more novel and progressive issues. We provide a wide range of strategic guidance to community associations:

  • from reviewing, drafting, amending and interpreting documents to enforcement of covenants, litigation, and alternative dispute resolution;
  • from community development and transition to aging properties, including document revisions and bankruptcy;
  • from construction issues to major repairs projects;
  • from environmental to land use issues;
  • from financing and fund management to assessment collection, liens, foreclosure;
  • from insurance to fair housing, discrimination, regulatory and other complaints;
  • the range of operations and governance issues, with emphasis on corporate, contracts and employment matters.

Great Visibility 

Through our four U.S. offices, Vandeventer Black attorneys serve as legal counsel to community associations throughout Virginia and North Carolina including:

  • Hampton Roads
  • Williamsburg
  • Peninsula
  • Richmond
  • Central Virginia
  • Virginia’s Eastern Shore
  • Outer Banks

Collaborative Team of Attorneys

By integrating expertise from subject matter experts in Vandeventer Black’s other practice groups, including construction, employment, fair housing, environmental, taxation, corporate, finance, and contracts, we are able to best meet the needs of the associations we serve. Vandeventer Black has a team of experienced litigators to support community associations across Virginia, and North Carolina with disputes that arise, including warranty obligations, construction defects, contracts, covenants and rules enforcement, governance, insurance, and surety claims. As practitioners of all forms of dispute resolution, we take pride in using creative ideas to help our clients resolve disputes in the most efficient manner.

Preparedness and Forecast

At Vandeventer Black, we take pride in staying current and affecting the future of the law and legal trends in this increasingly specialized area of the law, and in providing leadership in the Community Associations Institute, an international member organization with local chapters whose purpose is to promote, improve and advance the interests of community associations, and the community at large.

Collection of Assessments

Collection of assessments is a perennial issue facing communities and their associations. Vandeventer Black excels at effective and efficient assessment collections. By investing in and utilizing technology, dedicating staff specifically to assessment collection and cultivating a roster of attorneys to prosecute cases, we produce superior results that provide a positive return and increased value to our clients. Vandeventer Black attorneys are seasoned in the broad range of creditors’ rights, including lien and lien enforcement, foreclosure, and bankruptcy.

Contact us today to find out more about the ways in which Vandeventer Black can assist you with your Community Association needs!