MARGATE, FL (PRWEB) July 10, 2012
Katzman Garfinkel & Berger, the leader in community association law in the state of Florida, today announced the latest addition to the law firm?s ongoing ?Law and Learning Guidebook Series? with the release for free public download of ?Florida?s Political Process: A Guidebook for Community Associations.?
Available online immediately at http://canfl.com/getfppguidebook, Katzman Garfinkel & Berger?s ?Florida Political Process: A Guidebook for Community Associations? details for community association Board members, homeowners and managers alike, the fundamental workings of the Florida State Legislature and the roles of both legislative chambers ? the House and Senate ? in the annual consideration of legislation that impacts Florida?s 60,000+ community associations.
This latest guidebook has been years in the making after the Firm?s not-for-profit Community Advocacy Network (CAN) achieved a number of notable legislative successes for Florida?s community associations during the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Florida legislative sessions. The new ?Florida?s Political Process? guidebook encourages community associations statewide to ?get involved,? helping them to understand the political process and showing how they can effectively participate to influence legislation that can affect property values and the quality of living in condos, HOAs, mobile homes, time shares and other communities across Florida.
?We are so pleased to release this latest title in our Katzman Garfinkel & Berger ?Law and Learning Guidebook Series? as a public service for use by Florida community association Board members and residents who want to become active and make their voices heard in Florida?s political process,? said Donna DiMaggio Berger, Founding Partner, Katzman Garfinkel & Berger.
?Many folks think they know what works best when trying to seek help from our Legislature when they might, in fact, be working contrary to their goals,? said Ms. Berger, who is also Executive Director of the firm?s Community Advocacy Network (CAN). ?Our hope is that this new Guidebook on ?Florida?s Political Process? will serve to help make Boards and individual homeowners more effective advocates and ensure that they understand the steps needed to inform their legislators each year on the issues that matter most to associations statewide.?
The availability of ?Florida?s Political Process? follows the release just last month of the third-annual Katzman Garfinkel & Berger ?Legislative Guidebook for Community Associations,? also available for free download by the public at: http://canfl.com/getlegislativeguidebook.
The new ?Florida?s Political Process: A Guidebook for Community Associations? contains detailed information on the workings of the Florida legislative process in Tallahassee, broken out into easy-to-understand section headings that include: