Cupertino Condo and Co-op Lawyers

Cupertino Condo & Co-Op Lawyers, CA

Find the Right Lawyer Now

Condominium and Cooperative Law in California

Condominiums and cooperatives are forms of "common interest" communities.

They are communities where each individual or family resident rents or owns a unit which is part of a larger building, containing other, similar, residential units. The residents are accountable responsible for the maintenance of the common areas of their living areas, such as gardens, walkways, lawns, and swimming pools. They normally meet this responsibility by paying a monthly fee to support this maintenance.

Merely viewing one of these communities from the outside (or inside) will not let you discern whether it's a cooperative or condominium community.

There are no physical features distinct to either one, which can be used to distinguish them. Rather, the difference lies in the legal arrangement that covers the relationships between the residents and managers. In condominium communities, the residents own the units they live in, and collectively own the land and buildings in which they are located. In a cooperative community, the units are rented, and are owned by a single entity.

Laws and Regulations Concerning Common Interest Communities in Cupertino, California

There are numerous laws in Cupertino, California that might be applicable to common interest communities. But most of these laws are not unique to common-interest communities. Rather, they usually concern zoning, land use, and contract law, which are applicable to most other types of real estate, as well.

The daily lives of residents, and what they are and aren't allowed to do in their residences, will be far more heavily impacted by rules and regulations that the homeowner's association, or the owner of the land, has imposed.

The land on which these communities sit is private property, so the owners have considerable leeway when it comes to setting rules regarding what tenants can and can't do on the property. These rules typically govern things like noise levels, cleanliness, long-term guests, and pets. They are often designed with the goal of balancing residents' rights to a clean and quiet neighborhood, with their individual autonomy.

The power of landowners is limited, however, and there are some rules that cannot be given legal effect. For example, in Cupertino, California, any rule which would exclude residents based on their race is completely unenforceable. Such discrimination is clearly prohibited under federal law, private property rights notwithstanding.

Find a Cupertino Lawyer that Specializes in Your Area of Need:

Can a Cupertino, California Attorney Help?

If you are in a dispute with your homeowners' association, a neighbor, or your landlord in Cupertino, California, a seasoned real estate lawyer may prove extremely helpful, if the dispute cannot be otherwise resolved.

51 Real Estate, Housing & Property Law cases posted to LegalMatch lawyers in Cupertino

Condo & Co-Op Attorneys in the Largest CA Cities

Show California Cities

Life in Cupertino

Cupertino is the Northern California suburb just north of San Jose. Cupertino has a population of 50,000 people, many of which work in the Silicon Valley.

Cupertino is most famous for being the home to Apple, Inc. The computer software giant was started in Cupertino in 1976 and has remained in the city every since, although much bigger in size than when it first started. In addition to Apple, there are many other major computer software companies that are located in Cupertino such as Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems, and IBM. 

Just over an hour from San Francisco, Cuptertino has plenty of attractions for its residents and visitors to enjoy. In addition to a thriving software industry, Cupertino is also home to many talented lawyers. Not just specializing in issues dealing with technology, Cupertino attorneys are able to help their clients with any legal issue they may encounter. Local law schools include Stanford, Santa Clara, and UC Hastings are just a few of the bay area law schools that have helped to educate Cupertino lawyers. The weather, the culture, and the many local lawyers make Cupertino a great place to be a lawyer or a client!

Condo & Co-Op Lawyers in Other California Cities and Towns

Find the Right Lawyer Now

Top Rated Lawyers

View attorney profiles and see how other LegalMatch users rate attorneys that may respond to your case.

Real Estate, Housing & Property Law Lawyer
LegalMatch Real Estate, Housing & Property Law Lawyer David S.

David S.

Santa Clara, CA

Real Estate, Housing & Property Law

Rating (2 users) *****
See Reviews
Real Estate, Housing & Property Law Lawyer
LegalMatch Real Estate, Housing & Property Law Lawyer Richard P.

Richard P.

Santa Clara, CA

Real Estate, Housing & Property Law

Rating (9 users) *****
See Reviews
Real Estate, Housing & Property Law Lawyer
LegalMatch Real Estate, Housing & Property Law Lawyer Jonathan B.

Jonathan B.

Contra Costa, CA

Real Estate, Housing & Property Law

Rating (1 users) *****
See Reviews
Real Estate, Housing & Property Law Lawyer
LegalMatch Real Estate, Housing & Property Law Lawyer Daniel W.

Daniel W.

San Diego, CA

Real Estate, Housing & Property Law

Rating (3 users) ****
See Reviews

Need a Real Estate Lawyer?

No obligation - Lawyers compete for your case. Choose your issue & get started now:

Cupertino condo lawyer, Cupertino condo attorney, Cupertino condo lawyers, Cupertino condo attorneys, condo attorney in Cupertino