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Stay informed about the laws regarding construction defect litigation. Browse the links to legal information and associations, community associations and management resources, and other related legal sites.

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Legal Information & Associations

LEXIS-NEXIS Communication Center - A great starting point for legal research. Most services available at this site require payment.

California State Legal Codes - Search for California codes, statutes and legislators.

California State Legislature - Search pending bills, subscribe to bills and review legislativearchives.

Arizona State Legal Codes - Search for revised Arizona statutes or view individual statutes organized by title.

Arizona State Legislature - Search pending bills, subscribe to bills and review legislative archives.

GPO Access - Search for and review federal legislative materials.

American Bar Association - No explanation required on this one. We are members.

California State Bar Association - The California version of the national association. We are members here too.

Arizona State Bar Association - Exists for the purposes of promoting a just society under law and providing the highest levels of service to the members and to the public

American Arbitration Association - Information on mediation, arbitration and all methods of dispute resolution. 

Community Associations & Management Resources

Community Associations Institute (CAI) - A national association serving the specific needs of homeowners and community managers. CAI promotes the process of creating and operating a successful, viable community association.

San Diego Chapter of CAI - This is the local San Diego Chapter of CAI. Members tackle association concerns and provide assistance at the grass-roots level.

Orange County Chapter of CAI - This is the local Orange County Chapter of CAI. Members tackle association concerns and provide assistance at the grass-roots level.

Central Arizona Chapter of CAI - The local Central Arizona Chapter of CAI committed to enhancing community association living through education and advocacy.

California Association of Community Managers (CACM)- A California association for those who live in, work for, or serve homeowner associations and condominiums.

Condo Management Online - The premier resource for community associations. Condo Management Online is the e-zine for the nation's largest condominium management magazine.

CID Network - This site provides interactive tools andresources for common interest real estate developments. It also features the Regenesis Report which features cutting edge articlesand practical resources for HOA professionals and board members.

Community Associations Institute - Southern Arizona Chapter - Expert resources to better govern and manage your homeowners association, condominium, or cooperative.

Arizona Association of Community Managers - A statewide organization established to represent the interests of community association management companies throughout the state of Arizona.

Other Legal & Related Sites

FindLaw - A legal search engine dedicated to helping you find legal information on the internet.

National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) - Provides information and maps on Arizona's soil survey program including shrink/swell potential.

law.com California - A complete daily briefing for California lawyers and their clients, includes daily legal news, analysis, job listings and court opinions.

What Our Clients Say
"A tireless advocate for us"
Our experience with Michael Dicks and his associates during the litigation process has been outstanding. Michael has been a tireless advocate for us. He put together a sound strategy and was successful in obtaining funds to remediate our community.

- Michael E. DelMonte – President, Cantabria Shores Condominium Association

Verdicts & Settlements
"Brisa Del Lago II Homeowners Association $3,115,000.00"
Developer: Baywood Development Group, Inc.
This 150-unit condominium project located in Rancho Santa Margarita, experienced defects involving roof, deck and window leaks; along with structural, electrical and plumbing/mechanical defects.
Settlement - $3,115,000.00
The DCS Difference
DCS will arrange for a licensed general contractor or architect to perform a complete walk-through inspection and evaluation of your home, building, grounds and common areas. But don't take our word for it: see some of the many letters of appreciation that we've received from our clients.