Homeowners' Associations - HOA Arbitration Forms

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Qualified Representative Application – DBPR Form HOA 6000-6

Note that this form is to be used where a party seeks to have someone other than an attorney represent the party in arbitration or mediation proceedings under Chapter 720, Florida Statutes.

HOA Mandatory Binding Arbitration Petition Form – Election Disputes – DBPR Form HOA 6000-3

Please Note: If you want to challenge an election in a homeowners’ association, pursuant to Sections  720.306(9)(c) and 720.311, Florida Statutes, mandatory binding arbitration of election disputes in homeowners’ associations is conducted pursuant to Section 718.1255, Florida Statutes. Section 718.1255(4)(b), Florida Statutes, discusses the requirements of a petition for arbitration and provides as follows: (b) The petition must recite, and have attached thereto, supporting proof that the petitioner gave the respondents: 1. Advance written notice of the specific nature of the dispute; 2. A demand for relief, and a reasonable opportunity to comply or to provide relief; and 3. Notice of the intent to file an arbitration petition or other legal action in the absence of a resolution of the dispute. Failure to include the allegations or proof of compliance with these prerequisites requires dismissal of the petition. Additionally, Section 720.306(9)(a) states in pertinent part, “[a]ny challenge to the election process must be commenced within 60 days after the election results are announced.”

HOA Mandatory Binding Arbitration Petition Form – Recall Disputes – DBPR Form HOA 6000-4

Please Note:  If you are either an owner representative filing a recall petition because your homeowner’s association board has failed to do so or are a board member seeking to challenge your homeowner’s association’s decision to certify a your recall, section 720.303(10) provides that you may file a petition pursuant section 718.1255, Florida Statutes.  Therefore, you must comply with pre-arbitration notice a requirements of section 718.1255(4)(b), Florida Statutes, as follows: (b) The petition must recite, and have attached thereto, supporting proof that the petitioner gave the respondents: 1. Advance written notice of the specific nature of the dispute; 2. A demand for relief, and a reasonable opportunity to comply or to provide relief; and 3. Notice of the intent to file an arbitration petition or other legal action in the absence of a resolution of the dispute.

Answer to Petition for Homeowners’ Associations Arbitration – DBPR Form HOA 6000-9

Note that this form is to be used for the filing of an answer in all arbitration and mediation proceedings conducted under Chapter 720, Florida Statutes.

Homeowner Association Reporting is no longer required.

Sample form for Homeowners’ Written Recall Agreement/Ballot Pursuant to section 720.303(10), Florida Statutes, any board director may be recalled and removed from office with or without cause by the vote or agreement in writing by a majority of all the voting interests. Rule 61B-81.003, Florida Administrative Code, governs recall by written agreement. This recall ballot may be used for one successive recall effort occurring within 120 days from the date the ballot was signed by the homeowner if the first recall effort is unsuccessful. Any revocation of this agreement must be in writing and delivered to the board prior to service of the recall agreement on the board.

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