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.

November 20, 2020
Condominium Meetings During the Pandemic – An Update

As explained in our blog of November 4, 2020, the province has now adopted “colour categories” to be applied to the many public health regions, with different restrictions applying to the different categories.
Currently, the Ottawa and Eastern Ontario health unit regions are placed in the Orange (Restrict) Category. Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox &
Addington health unit region is placed in the Green (Prevent) category. What exactly does this mean for condominium meetings in those regions?

November 18, 2020
Human Rights – Sometimes More Than One Process

As our readers know, condominium corporations have certain human rights obligations to the residents of the condominium (and to others), set out in Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

If someone feels that a condominium corporation has failed to fulfill its human rights obligations owed to that person, he or she may have grounds for a claim to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal. However, the alleged human rights violation may sometimes be decided under another procedure – for instance a separate Court Application.

November 17, 2020
More about Chargebacks

As stated in our blog of September 8, 2020, there is now serious doubt about a condominium corporation’s ability to chargeback an owner for enforcement costs, without a Court order. However, anticipated amendments to the Condominium Act will hopefully address this issue.

As stated in our blog of November 6, 2020, the Condominium Authority of Ontario (CAO) has now published the new “Condo Guide”. We wondered: What does the new Condo Guide have to say about chargebacks?

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