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Epsten Grinnell & Howell is a leading Southern California law firm whose practice is dedicated to the complex field of community association law. Thousands of homeowners’ associations (HOAs) have selected our knowledgeable, effective and skilled attorneys. Since 1986, we have provided common interest developments with corporate counsel, rapid assessment recovery services, construction defect and other civil litigation counsel, interpretation of fair housing issues and alternative dispute resolution assistance.


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Registration Now Open for our 2016 Coachella Valley & San Diego Legal Symposia

2016 Annual Legal Symposia Online Registration Now Open! Our Annual Legal Symposium offers timely, comprehensive legal information on topics relevant to community association law.


HR 3700: Requirements for Qualifying and Applying for FHA Certification

By Karyn A. Larko, Esq. If you think the requirements for obtaining FHA certification are a moving target, you are not alone.


Coachella Valley Water District – How Can Associations Raise Funds for the New Domestic Water Rates?

By Dea C. Franck, Esq. As of July 1, 2016, water rates have gone up drastically for residents in the Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) despite a concerted effort by the members of the Coachella Valley Chapter of CAI, individual homeowners and various other members of the public to dissuade CVWD’s Board from approving the […]


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