Freedom to Choose Your Roommate: Fair Housing Council of San Fernando Valley v. Roommate.com

Can the selection of a roommate give rise to a legal claim for discrimination?…


Landlord Tenant Lease

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

Economic times have been difficult for many businesses throughout Southern…


Construction

Homebuilders: Good News About Your Alternative Nonadversarial Prelitigation Contractual Provision

California Senate Bill 800 (“Right to Repair” or “Fix It” law; Civil Code sec.…


Alley

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

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


Foreclosure

A Lender Owes No Duty to a Borrower to Disclose an Intent to Defraud the Borrower

Are a homeowner's damages for the decline in the value of their home the fault…


Work Injury

Finally, A Victory For The “Imperfect” Homeowner!

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


Warning to Contractors and Material Suppliers: Your Workers' Smoking May Be Hazardous to Your Wealth

A flooring contractor was found to have negligently caused a fire that damaged…


Foreclosure

Oops! Foreclosing Trustee Has to Eat Error

A piece of real property in Watsonville, CA was subject to a non-judicial…