Hiring a Disbarred Colleague May Jeopardize Your Own License

While most law firms would not consider hiring a disbarred or suspended…


Modified Seller Held Note Subject to Anti-Deficiency Statutes

Appellant buyers purchased a multi-unit parcel from the seller for…


Impulsive Use of E-Mails May Trigger a State Bar Inquiry

Rule 5-100 of the State Bar Rules of Professional Conduct prohibits an attorney…


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Dishonest Notaries Can Escape Civil Liability After 6 Years

A dishonest notary can corrupt the chain of title of real property with a void…


A Judicial Foreclosure Sale Tale: Training for Deputies

Judicial foreclosure sales appear to be so rare in Riverside County that the…


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Will Questions About 998 Offers Ever Cease?

For a simple statute, at least in concept, California Code of Civil Procedure…


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Do I Have to Pay my Disbarred Lawyer?

One of our readers recently posed this question. While we hope that the…