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"Legal Experience...

With A Personal Touch."

Raphael was named a '' Rising Star'' by Florida Super Lawyer in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. She is also the winner of the South Florida Business and Wealth Up and Comer award for the law category in June 2015. She has been a regular contributor to Condo Management Magazine and was formerly a weekly contributor to the Sun-Sentinel condo blog.

 
Lindsay Raphael
Raphael Law _ Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated
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Lindsay E. Raphael, a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated Attorney and Board Member Certified Instructor, brings over 17 years of legal experience. Her practice focuses on community association matters, including, condominium and homeowners association matters, providing counsel on such issues as collections, rules enforcement, contractual review, association documents, elections, budgets, turnover, fair housing issues, compliance issues, homeowners association operations and condominium operations as well as transaction counsel to developers, buyers, sellers and lenders of residential and commercial real estate and general corporate and contract law.

Lindsay Raphael - Raphael Law
Raphael Law - Fort Lauderdale FL

Lindsay Raphael holds a law degree with honors from the Shepard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University, where she was an associate editor of the Nova Southeastern University Law Review and is a published author in Nova Law Review.

Raphael also was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society and graduated from Leadership Broward Class XXXII. She holds a bachelor’s degree with honors in business administration from Lynn University.

 

SERVICES

Community Association

•  Collections

•  Real Estate

•  Foreclosures

•  Rules Enforcement & Violations

•  Contract Preparation

•  Contract Review & Negotiation

•  General Governance Issues

•  Elections

•  Budget Issues

•  Pre and Post Turnover Planning

•  Compliance Issues

•  Construction Defect Claims

•  40 Year Inspections

•  Code Compliance

•  Evictions

•  Notary

•  Disputes

•  Commercial Litigation

•  Master/Sub Association Issues

•  Fair Housing Issues: Emotional Support & Service Animals

•  HOA Operational Issues & Condominium Operational Issues

•  Preparation of Amendments to Association Governing Documents

•  Preparation of Board and Membership Meeting Notices

•  Running / Overseeing Annual Meetings and Elections

•  Developer Representation

•  Preservation of HOA Governing Documents

•  Revitalization of HOA Governing Documents

•  General Contract Law

•  Preparation of Governing Documents

•  Transaction Counsel to Developers, Buyers and Sellers

   Residential and Commercial Real Estate

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Real Estate / Title & Escrow Settlement Agent

•  Real Estate Closings

    Transaction counsel to buyers and sellers and/or as Title and Escrow Settlement Agents

•  Settlement Agent for Lenders

    Performing closings for Borrowers

•  Processing Services Title and Escrow Settlement Agent

    Including without limitation:

    - Ordering and reviewing lien searches, title searches, survey, estoppel

    - Reviewing title searches and clearing title requirements

    - Issuing commitments and CPL

    - Preparing CDs / HUDs and all closing documents

•  Post-Closing Services

    Including without limitation:

    - Recording of documents, post-closing title updates and issuing of Owner’s Policies and Loan Policies

 

•  Notary Services

•  Landlord / Tenant Disputes

•  Preparation, Review and Negotiation of Real Estate Contracts