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RICHARD P. HOFFMAN

Richard Hoffman has been a member of DelZotto, Zorzi LLP since 1992, practicing in the area of condominium law. He has represented condominium corporations and unit owners through all stages of the litigation process and at all levels of Ontario Courts (Superior Court of Justice, Divisional Court and Court of Appeal). He is well experienced in handling all types of condominium litigation, from applications to enforcing compliance with declarations, by-laws or rules, to handling multi-million dollar claims for budget misrepresentation. He has also advised condominium corporations of various sizes on all facets of condominium law.

Richard is presently a member of the Canadian Condominium Institute and regularly lectures on contract and agency law in the condominium context at Humber College, as well, he is a regular contributor to various condominium magazines and has contributed to the condominium section of the Toronto Star.

Ask the Lawyer: Landlord asks why he is reponsible for his tenant’s altercation; warned by condo management and billed for legal costs

Ask the Lawyer: Landlord asks why he is reponsible for his tenant’s altercation; warned by condo management and billed for legal costs

A reader asks: “I have recently been put in the middle between my new tenant and the condominium management. My tenant and my tenants friends recently got into an altercation with condominium security and management. Nothing physical, but “apparently” building management felt threatened and called the police. Police came, took some notes, nothing happened. I,… Continue Reading

Ask the Lawyer: “I am being criminally harassed by a person in my condo building. I have installed a doorbell camera. Condo board wants it gone.”

Ask the Lawyer: “I am being criminally harassed by a person in my condo building. I have installed a doorbell camera. Condo board wants it gone.”

A reader asks: “I am being criminally harassed by a person in my condo building. I have installed a doorbell camera. Condo board wants it gone. Any suggestion, please.”   Do you have a question for Richard? Please reach out to us through our contact form>>     Richard Hoffman answers: “I presume the doorbell camera… Continue Reading

Ask the Lawyer: Reader with hearing disability asks for options with a condo not fully accessible

Ask the Lawyer: Reader with hearing disability asks for options with a condo not fully accessible

Reader Question: “I have been battling a developer on accessibility in a condo building that I purchased pre-construction. Despite my identifying potential building design and communication accessibility for a Deaf person prior to construction as attempt to minimize (“mitigate”) costs, they have dragged their feet and given numerous excuses ie have to wait until they… Continue Reading

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