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.

August 4, 2021
CAT Declines to Dismiss Applications as Vexatious

The Rules of the Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT) allow CAT to dismiss applications that are determined to be vexatious or otherwise improper. [CAT can also dismiss applications that are determined to fall outside CAT’s jurisdiction or are considered too minor to justify a dispute.]

August 3, 2021
The Expanding Jurisdiction of CAT

As our readers will know, the jurisdiction of the Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT) was expanded in the fall of 2020. And we expect to see further increases to CAT’s jurisdiction in the coming months and years.
A recent CAT decision nicely reveals this “expanded jurisdiction in action”.

July 28, 2021
What about Mandatory Vaccination?

The idea of mandatory vaccination is a “hot topic of discussion” in many corners of our society, including condominium communities. Many of our clients have asked: “Can we make vaccination mandatory for condominium staff or contractors (particularly if they ever need to enter the units)?” “Can we make vaccination mandatory for condominium residents?” “Can we make vaccination mandatory for use of particular amenities?” These are understandable questions, given the scientific evidence about the ability of the vaccines to control the spread (and impact) of Covid-19.

July 27, 2021
CAO’s Annual Condominium Requirements Guide

The Condominium Authority of Ontario (CAO) has prepared and posted some guides to assist condominium owners and directors. The guides can be found on the “Resources” page of the CAO website.

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