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Sylvia Heldreth - Attorney
Long-time columnist Sylvia Heldreth has retired from the practice of law. As a service to her loyal readers an archive of her columns will remain available online. Sylvia E. Heldreth's practice addresses all aspects of real estate transactions, community association law, estate and tax issues, wills, trusts and probate. She is Florida Board Certified in Real Estate Law. She counsels small business owners and works with international clients in a variety of legal matters. Born in Ludwigshaven, Germany, Ms. Heldreth was raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. She practiced law in California for thirteen years. She held positions that included senior national underwriting, claims and management at major national title insurers before moving to Cape Coral in 1991. Information in her blog is not to be taken as legal advice. She recommends seeking the help of a legal professional when addressing any issues involving the law.
Pool Safety? or Too Much Government?
February 13, 2012
Will loss of deductions hurt the rebound?
January 18, 2012
Condo Associations Post Names of Delinquent Owners
December 14, 2011
Association Members Speak at Board Meetings
November 16, 2011
October 17, 2011
Community Associations are sometimes called "private governments"
September 7, 2011
Should employment laws apply to Community Associations?
August 2, 2011
Family's Homestead and New Law - Is it Fair?
June 3, 2011
Prescription Pets--Dogs service for Affection
May 2, 2011
Forgiveness of debt and no tax--Is it Fair?
April 5, 2011
Board Member Protests Bills by not Paying
March 9, 2011
Smoking Ban On Entire Condo Property and Units
February 7, 2011
Condos and interior damage--who should pay?
January 5, 2011
Rental units or parcels and Delinquent Owners
December 1, 2010
Halting foreclosures...does it help or hurt?
November 1, 2010
What is a nuisance?
October 11, 2010
Condo Board Members Must Demonstrate Knowledge
September 14, 2010
Flat Screen TVs--Nonremovable Fixtures?
August 23, 2010