Condominium & Joint Property Law

Our client-focused approach enables a clear path to a positive outcome.

Why DHA?

We are a boutique condominium and joint property law firm serving condominium corporations throughout Eastern Ontario. Our dedication to the practice, our clients and our community is what sets us apart.

We are experts

We focus on condominiums and other forms of shared property. There are many unique principles and issues that apply to such properties. We understand the issues and we can provide the answers.

We are responsive

Our client service also sets us apart. We know that legal issues are often urgent. Our commitment is to offer prompt service that will hopefully ease some burden and achieve strong results for our clients.

We are efficient

We come nimble and prepared in our areas of specialty. We work as a team, with extensive experience and expertise that we all share together. Our clients don’t pay for training about condominium and shared property law.

We are keen

We consider it an honour and a privilege any time someone chooses us as their legal counsel. We truly enjoy the wonderful relationships that we have with our clients. We’d love to work with you.

Our Services

As condominium law specialists representing over 800 condominium corporations, our suite of services represent our expertise in the field.

Latest Condo Law News

Updated continuously by our team, we have the finger on the pulse for everything regarding condominium law.

February 2, 2023
Is There Still a Purpose for a No Smoking Rule?

Section 117 (2) (b) of the Condominium Act, 1998 (the Act) says that prescribed nuisances, in a condominium, are prohibited. [This is in addition to the prohibition of unreasonable noises set out in Section 117 (2) (a).] The prescribed nuisances are listed in Section 26 of Regulation 48/01. The prescribed nuisances include unreasonable odour and unreasonable smoke. So in summary, the Act prohibits nuisances from unreasonable odour or smoke. That raises the following question: Do “No Smoking” Rules still serve a purpose?

By James Davidson, | Article
January 23, 2023
The CAT Deals With Complaints About Noise

In a recent case, the Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT) dealt with complaints about noise, and tried to find a balance between the condominium corporation’s enforcement obligations and the actions of the complainer.

By James Davidson, | Article
January 10, 2023
Condominium Corporation Failed to Maintain Statutorily Required Records

In a recent case, the Condominium Authority Tribunal ordered that the Condominium Corporation create statutorily required records, pay a penalty; and also ordered the current Directors to take/re-take the CAO’s Director training, due to the Corporation’s failure to properly maintain records required under the Act.

By Emily Deng, | Article

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