What Is An Integration Clause - And Why Should I Care?

Over the many years I have practiced law in California, I have dealt with a…


Construction

Calemine v. Samuelson- Duty to Disclose Prior Construction Defect Lawsuits

As residential real estate home sales seem to be showing signs of life,…


Construction

The Perils of Acting as an "Owner-Builder"

With the economy starting to show signs of life, many homeowners are beginning…


Service and Repair Contracts - What is Required in California

During the summer months, many homeowners are interested in making needed…


Tired of Residential Tenants Smoking in Your Rentals? Civil Code Section 1947.5

Over the years, I have represented many commercial and residential landlords.…


past due debt

What You Should Not Do When Trying To Collect On A Debt

Several months ago, I posted a blog on the steps you "should" take in order to…


Landlord Tenant Lease

Is There Any Way I Can Get Out of My Lease?

Economic times have been difficult for many businesses throughout Southern…


Paid in Full

Check Marked "Paid in Full": To Cash or Not to Cash?

Over the past two plus decades of my business litigation practice, I have…


Alley

Is It Possible To Obtain A Prescriptive Easement Over An Existing Easement?

In California, the rules regarding adverse possession and prescriptive easement…


Work Injury

Finally, A Victory For The “Imperfect” Homeowner!

No one is perfect, right? Still haven’t gotten around to inspecting your…