Idaho has several different statutes that govern construction. This is a general list. It may not list every possible statute that governs construction. But, it is a good start.
We are often asked if an HOA can fine owners for violations of the CCRs. The answer is yes, but...
The right to lien for material and work done on land is a key protection for those who build things or develop land for others. But Idaho law requires strict compliance with the statutes.
We often get questions about HOA liens. Here are some basic questions with our answers.
Special meetings of the members of an HOA are sometimes necessary to vote on important matters. If the HOA is an Idaho nonprofit corporation, the notice of any special meeting must comply with Idaho Code.
On March 6, President Trump issued the executive order “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”, effective March 16, 2017. This order revokes the previous executive order issued on January 27, 2017 under the same name, which has been the subject of numerous lawsuits. President Trump’s press secretary, Sean Spicer, stated the new order should promote the administration’s goals and end litigation regarding the January 27th order. Some claim the order is a just a watered-down Muslim ban and others praise the order. Either way, it did clarify a few points that caused much of the chaos in the roll out of the January 27th order.
The winner of a civil lawsuit will be awarded attorney fees "when justice so requires" after March 1, 2017. That was the unexpected ruling of the Idaho Supreme Court on September 28, 2016. See Hoffer v. Shappard, ____ Idaho ____, ____ P.3d ____, 2016 WL 5416325 (2016).
Crowdfunding for start-ups and early-stage businesses is coming. Starting May 16, 2016, companies may use crowdfunding to offer and sell securities to the general public. Anyone can invest in companies that are raising money through crowdfunding.
Starting May 16, 2016, companies can start raising money through crowdfunding. The rules governing crowdfunding were developed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Here are some highlights on these new rules.
In June of 2013, Anna Smith filed a lawsuit to stop the National Security Agency from collecting "metadata" created by her cell phone calls. This metadata included the time of calls, the length of the calls, and to whom the calls were made.