Can owners’ little ones operate for the board?

John C. Goede

Attorneys at Goede, Adamczyk, DeBoest & Cross reply to questions about Florida group association law. The organization represents group associations all through Florida and focuses on condominium and property owner association law, true estate legislation, civil litigation, estate setting up and business transactions. 

Q: The daughter of an operator nominated herself to the board of directors in our condominium and she hardly misplaced the election. Our bylaws basically provide that small children of owners are eligible for the board but we assumed this was a typo. Can she operate for the board? 

— T.D., Stuart 

A: This usually catches entrepreneurs by shock, but the respond to is that this is possible based on your condominium paperwork.  

In simple fact, the condominium statute does not essentially provide that board eligibility is limited to house owners and does not place any constraints on eligibility other than these limits which utilize to all directors these kinds of as remaining recent on assessments and fiscal obligations to the association, acquiring civil legal rights restored abide by a felony conviction and a several many others.