Showing posts from June, 2015

Condos & HOAs - We've Got Your Back!

Ask any homeowner - they'll tell you that there is a lot of work involved with the upkeep and maintenance of a home and the surrounding property. It doesn't matter how many precautionary measures you take; problems will inevitably arise and challenges must inevitably be addressed. Storms cause abrupt damages that must be repaired, time and natural elements cause slow damages that need attention, and continually changing trends require constant upkeep. If that much work is required with the ownership of a single home, you can imagine how much effort is required to successfully manage a condominium complex or a home owners' association! The team at O'Donnell Law Center understands the unique challenges faced by property management organizations and we strive to assist them in any way we can. Condominiums & Home Owners' Associations Both condominiums and home owners' associations often have many rules and regulations that property owners must abide

Is Your Confidential Info Being Leaked On Social Media?

If you're reading this blog post, you are probably well aware that social media has become an integral part of the world as we know it. Most people log in to their social media accounts multiple times a day and may spend several hours absorbing and sharing content. People post statuses and tweets about their daily lives, discussing everything from big news to mundane activities. Most of these posts are completely benign, but some of them can have major consequences. In one of our earlier blog posts, we looked closely at how social media affects the law and examined certain examples of when people faced legal consequences for posts they made on social media. Today, the team at O'Donnell Law Center is here to examine one of the other major challenges faced by social media users today: leaks of confidential information. Business Secrets Are Being Leaked On Social Media As social media becomes a more and more integral part of our lives, we begin paying less and less

Landlord & Tenant Law

Couples are waiting longer and longer to get married, which is indirectly causing people to wait longer and longer before buying their first homes. With the average age of a first-time home buyer steadily increasing, adults are renting apartments, homes, and condos for many years before buying a place of their own. As renting becomes a long-term lifestyle for many adults, landlord and tenant law is becoming more and more important.  When they think of landlord-tenant law, many people tend to think of the tenants and their rights. Less attention is given to the (equally important) other end of the equation - the landlords. Landlords Have A Lot Of Responsibility As a landlord, property owners agree to open their homes, condos, apartments, and other properties to tenants. Often, landlords have had no prior experience with their tenants before they sign the lease, yet they rely on their tenants to:  Pay their rent on time Follow the agreed-upon rules regarding the allowed

Getting To Know Randy Huff

As all small businesses should be, we are a very close-knit team at O'Donnell Law Center . With only four employees on staff, we rely heavily on everyone at our Lake of the Ozarks law firm to pull their weight and directly contribute to our firm's success. Because of our unique set-up, we believe we are better able to serve our clients and help take their burdens off of their shoulders. Paralegal Randy Huff and his family We strive to deliver the very best service we can to each and every one of our clients. As a small law firm, we are uniquely positioned to get to know each of our clients on a personal level and we genuinely enjoy learning as much about our clients as we can. Of course, this client relationship is a two-way street. Just as we take the opportunity to learn more about our clients, we aim to give our clients the chance to get to know who we are at O'Donnell Law Center. If you are interested, we invite you to read our earlier blog post to meet our att