Warning: Email Wire Instruction Fraud Scam Hitting Real Estate Industry

Warning to the real estate industry: a widespread fraud is currently underway…


Mortgage Shotgunning and the Priority of Trust Deeds

The article below appeared in the California Real Property Journal, the…


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Contractual Arbitration Provisions Under California Law

If you have ever purchased or sold a home, or seen a medical doctor, no doubt…


A Writ of Attachment May Increase Your Chance To Collect Damages

One of the simplest ways for a plaintiff involved in a commercial breach of…


SB 1186 - California Disability Law Provides Minimal Help to Businesses (ADA)

SB 1186, California's new law targeting disability access lawsuits, provides…


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

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


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Mortgage Shotgunning: Indexing and the Priority of Trust Deeds

District Split is Ripe for California Supreme Court Review Mortgage……


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The Perils of Acting as an "Owner-Builder"

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


Hiring a Contractor? Make Sure the Contractor Is Insured!

Recently, I had a case where a husband and wife, who were in the process of…


Modified Seller Held Note Subject to Anti-Deficiency Statutes

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