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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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Then there are those crazy potential clients who call and argue with you

June 2019

Then there are those crazy potential clients who call and argue with you. Lady owns land subject to a non-exclusive easement–or she has the easement–she’s not sure. She wants to file a temporary restraining order against her neighbors and have the judge rule that she …

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Right of First Refusal in California Leases

June 2019

Right of First Refusal in California Leases. It must be set forth in the contract and even then only arises if the owner decides to sell. But if the owner decides to sell and gets a bona fide offer from a 3rd party, the right …

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Potential clients wanted to get out of a purchase contract because there was a 5G cell transmitter on a nearby telephone pole

June 2019

Potential clients wanted to get out of a purchase contract because there was a 5G cell transmitter on a nearby telephone pole. They had waived their contingencies but insisted that Seller failed to disclose the transmitter. The question is: What do you need to disclose? …

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I received a call from a husband and wife (both attorneys)

June 2019

I received a call from a husband and wife (both attorneys). They had waived their contingencies but felt they had a 3-day period in which to cancel after certain disclosures. But they didn’t want to cancel in case the Seller tried to keep their $100K …

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A potential client owns a retail store in a shopping center in DTLA

June 2019

A potential client owns a retail store in a shopping center in DTLA. He renewed his lease in November but now the landlord has notified him that they are closing the center entrance next to his store for 2 years of construction. He is worried …

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Some potential clients question whether an oral contract is even enforceable

June 2019

Some potential clients question whether an oral contract is even enforceable. (Yes, they are). The same goes for partnerships–there is no requirement that there be a written partnership agreement. In fact many partnerships are based on a handshake or just a history of behavior. Of …

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