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ARTICLES

"". . . more brilliant than we thought we were."" This article appeared in the 4th Quarter 2014 edition of the CAMEO CONNECTION newsletter. In this article Attorney Wright explains how the Nevada Supreme Court got it right in SFR Investments Pool 1, LLC vs. U.S. Bank when the Court determined that a Common-Interest Community Superpriority can extinguish a First Deed of Trust. Select Newsletter Version or Text Only Version.

"Who is a "Unit's Owner"?" This article appeared in the 4th Quarter 2013 edition of the CAMEO CONNECTION newsletter. In this article Attorney Wright explains what legal requirements make an individual a "Unit's Owner" for purposes of Nevada Revised Statutes Chapter 116. Select Newsletter Version or Text Only Version.

"Unit's Owner" Definition Commission Documents. This file includes Attorney Wright's August 25, 2013 letter to the Commission requesting an official opinion regarding the definition of "Unit's Owner" in a variety of circumstances, CAI National's Government and Public Affairs attorney's comments on the subject, Nevada Real Estate Division Advisory Opinion No. 14-01-116 (12-12-13) "What is a "unit's owner"?, and a transcript of the December 4, 2013 discussion between the Commissioners and Michele Briggs, Esq., Senior Assistant Attorney General and NRED Counsel, regarding NRED's opinion. UnitOwnerDefinitionCommissionDocuments.pdf.

"Selling Association Accounts Receivable Legally" This article appeared in the 2nd Quarter 2013 edition of the CAMEO CONNECTION newsletter. In this article Attorney Wright explains the practice of Common-Interest Communities selling their Assessment Accounts Receivable, due to their need for financial liquidity in tough economic times, and raises the legal issues a CIC should consider before doing so. Select Newsletter Version or Text Only Version.

"Attorney-Client Privilege Under Attack" This article appeared in the 1st Quarter 2013 edition of the CAMEO CONNECTION newsletter. In this article Attorney Wright discusses the importance of attorney-client privilege, how it applies to Common-Interest Communities, and the challenges that the privilege faces in the 2013 Nevada Legislative Session. Select Newsletter Version or Text Only Version.

"A rose by any other name . . . " This article appeared in the 4th Quarter 2012 edition of the CAMEO CONNECTION newsletter. In this article Attorney Wright clarifies the distinction between the terms "Corporate Counsel," and "General Counsel" (a misused term within the CIC Industry), in the context of Common-Interest Community legal representation. Select Newsletter Version or Text Only Version.


Workshops are Legal - for now." This article appeared in the 1st Quarter 2012 edition of the CAMEO CONNECTION newsletter, and was written by Attorney Wright when he was with his previous firm. In this article Attorney Wright outlines the history of "Workshops," which were treated as illegal meetings by NRED for a period of time, and his testimony, and the testimony of others, before the Commission, which dispelled that myth. Select Newsletter Version or Text Only Version.

LINKS

Nevada Revised Statutes ("NRS") and Nevada Administrative Code ("NAC")

    NRS Chapter 38 (Mediation and Arbitration)

            NAC Chapter 38  (Mediation and Arbitration)

    NRS Chapter 116 (Common-Interest Ownership (Uniform Act))

            NAC Chapter 116 (Management of Common-Interest Communities)

    NRS Chapter 116A (Common-Interest Communities: Regulation of Community Managers and Other Personnel)

            NAC Chapter 116A (Common-Interest Communities: Regulation of Community Managers and Other Personnel)

    NRS Chapter 116B (Condominium Hotel Act)

            NAC Chapter 116B (Condominium Hotels)

Organizations

    
Community Associations Institute ("CAI" - National)

    Nevada Chapter Community Associations Institute

    Community Association Management Executive Officers, Inc. ("CAMEO")

    Las Vegas High Rise Condominium Association, Inc. ("LVHCA")

Governmental Resources

    Nevada Real Estate Division
("NRED")

    Nevada Legislature

    Nevada Secretary of State

    Clark County, Nevada Public Records