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California Code of Civil Procedure § 1030 Motion Explained

California law says if you want to play in California, stay in California or…


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Property Taxes: Falling Values Whither Due Process?

    California real estate values have fluctuated wildly in different…


Worker Factory

New California Minimum Wage Effects More than Just Entry-level Employees

The Grinch has come early for many employers as the new minimum wage of $10.00…


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The Potential Impact of Individual Liability Under the Fair Day’s Pay Act

SB588 The Fair Day’s Pay Act, goes into effect in California as of January 1,…


Unlawful Detainer Complaint - Landlord Tenant Lease

Right to Partition is Absolute

As a real estate partition attorney in California, the most common question I…


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Partition Attorney's Fees Against an Uncooperative Co-Tenant

Updated on May 15, 2017 Co-ownership of real estate in California can be…


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Proceed Carefully with Malicious Prosecution Actions Arising out of Family

As a general rule, California malicious prosecution actions are dicey…


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Proper Venue to File California Lawsuit

Some seem to think that a creditor plaintiff always has to sue to collect a…


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When is a Lis Pendens effective? When it’s indexed!

Some seem to think that merely depositing a Notice of Pending Action [fn] is…


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Prop. 8 Mandates Annual Reassessments, Are California Assessors Ignoring The Law?

California's Proposition 13 is well known to real property owners.  It…