Mr. Hudack started his career in real estate, managing transactions for Fortune 500 companies. In addition to negotiating, executing, and closing acquisitions for sales and leases, he started and operated his own businesses. He has served as corporate and litigation counsel to community associations throughout California. Joe earned his Juris Doctorate from Western State College of Law, magna cum laude, so he could expand his practice and use his talents to assist clients with estate planning, business law, contract review and drafting, and real estate law services.

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Interpreting The HOA Law

The HOA Law The HOA Law: HOA conflicts are so common, and the cases have gotten so costly and entangled that there are precisely hundreds of laws in each state meant to cover the rights of both the HOAs and the individuals. Sadly, this is where the interpretation of the law can emerge primarily. For…

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What is the Homeowners Association?

Homeowners Association A homeowners association is put into place by the community developer before the initial sale of the homes. The Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions (CC&Rs), also called the Declaration, is recorded in public records and sets forth the detailed rules of what might be called membership or property ownership within the community. There is…

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Homeowners Association Law

What is a Homeowners Association Law? Homeowners Association Law is relative to the enforcement and creation of organizations and their rules that manage community associations related to maintaining the association’s value and appearance. Most homeowners associations and condominiums consist of a typical association of members selected and voted for on the Board of Directors. Membership…

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Probate Explained

What is Probate? Probate Explained: Here is the best description we find of what probate is according to Wikipedia, “Probate is the judicial process whereby a will is ‘proved’ in a court of law and accepted as a valid public document that is the true last testament of the deceased, or whereby the estate is…

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Grantor Retained Annuity Trust

GRAT A grantor retained annuity trust (GRAT) is an efficient way for a donor to transfer asset appreciation to beneficiaries without using or using a minimal amount, of the donor’s gift tax exemption. After the donor transfers property to the GRAT and until the expiration of the initial term, the trustee of the GRAT (often…

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Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust

ILIT An existing insurance policy can be transferred into an irrevocable life insurance trust (ILIT), or the trustee of the ILIT can purchase an insurance policy in the name of the trust. The donor can make gifts to the ILIT that qualify for the annual gift tax exclusion, and the trustee will use those gifts…