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Neighbors And Easements In Boundary Disputes

August 17, 2022

The Court of Appeals:  No to an Exclusive Implied Easement But Yes to an Exclusive Equitable Easement The California Court of Appeals has, it seems to me, muddled the law of boundaries and easements in their latest decision.  In Romero v. Shih (2022) 78 Cal.App.5th …

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Dustin Hoffman Scores Victory Over Manafort’s Son-in-Law in LA Real Estate Scheme Gone South

September 2017

In a legal proceeding that has it all – Hollywood royalty, the son-in-law of an embattled political consultant connected with the Trump administration, and a skyrocketing market for luxury homes in Los Angeles – legendary actor Dustin Hoffman and his son Jacob Hoffman have scored …

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What Items Should Be Included In Your CA Commercial Lease Agreement?

September 2017

Whether you are the tenant or the landlord entering in a commercial lease agreement, you obviously want to take steps to ensure that your interests are adequately addressed and protected by the lease agreement. Your main focus in entering into the lease agreement will probably …

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Should I Be Worried About a Lis Pendens on My California Property?

August 2017

Like many a latin legal phrase, people hearing about a lis pendens on their property are often confused as to whether to be terrified by the unknown phrase or to ignore it as a legalese phrase that has little meaning for their interests. The answer …

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Who In a Partnership Is Liable in a California Lawsuit?

August 2017

Many business disputes as well as personal injury lawsuits involve business partnerships. When a plaintiff – whether it be a spurned business partner claiming breach of contract, a customer who broke her leg while on partnership property, or anything in between – successfully brings suit …

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What Should Be Listed in a Purchase and Sale Agreement?

June 2017

When purchasing or selling real estate, parties will almost always execute a purchase and sale agreement prior to the actual transaction (referred to as “the closing”) taking place. This is in contrast to most other types of transactions in which the exchange of funds for …

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Supreme Court Rules Cities Can Sue Banks for Predatory Lending

May 2017

In a decision that could have an enormous impact on massive real estate litigation claims for years to come, the Supreme Court of the United States recently ruled that the city of Miami could move forward with bringing claims against Bank of America and Wells …

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