Work Injury

Finally, A Victory For The “Imperfect” Homeowner!

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


Foreclosure

Oops! Foreclosing Trustee Has to Eat Error

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


Foreclosure

Developers May Be Liable to Homeowners for Marketing to Sub-prime Buyers

The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal Fires a Warning Shot Across the Bow of…


notary fraud

Dishonest Notaries Can Escape Civil Liability After 6 Years

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


Unlawful Detainer Complaint - Landlord Tenant Lease

Landlord Responsibilities to Neighboring Properties for Problem Tenants

Landlords: Keep tabs on your tenants or you could pay dearly. Many people…


HOA

HOA Fees are Non-Dischargeable in Bankruptcy

A homeowner that owns property subject to homeowners association ("HOA") dues…


HOA

Statements About Candidates at Homeowner Association Meetings are Privileged - Cabrera v. Alam

Many residents of Southern California live in planned developments which are…


A Judicial Foreclosure Sale Tale: Training for Deputies

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


Real Estate Appraisers and Appraisals under California Law

When Is a Deposit Not a Deposit? When it is in Conjunction with the Purchase of Property

Is a buyer's deposit in an unconsummated real estate transaction refundable? As…