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I'm being sued for HOA dues.

2 Answers. Asked on Jul 14th, 2013 on Litigation - California
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I walked away from my house in 2008. I was served papers 2 weeks ago. I'm being sued for 4500. I believe the house was foreclosed in 2009. If I do owe dues, should my dues have stopped once the property was foreclosed.
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Answered on Jul 21st, 2013 at 4:56 PM

Yes, you only owe the dues for while you still owned the place. However, you also can be liable for late payment charges, interest, and attorneys fees and expenses to collect the debt. If the HOA has not added those, yet, that total might be higher than what they have asked for.

Pay the dues as soon as you can.

Dana Sack



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Mitchell R. Sussman at Mitchell Reed Sussman & Associates
Licenced in CA
Answered on Jul 15th, 2013 at 3:04 PM

Once you are no longer the owner, by either foreclosure or sale,

your liability for dues ends.   What this means is that you can

only be charged for dues that accrue while you were on title to the property.


More information  can be obtained by contacting me through

my website


Mitchell Reed Sussman

Attorney at Law

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