Newsom Signs AB 3088

On August 28, 2020, Governor Newsom an emergency measure AB 3088 extending protections for tenants until Jan. 31, 2021. While the measure allows for eviction judgments as early as October 5, 2020 for tenants who ...

Tenant Protection Program

UNLAWFUL DETAINER PROCEEDINGS STAYED.  If you are a landlord who has a non-paying tenant, you will most likely be unable to evict the tenant by bringing an unlawful detainer proceeding.  This is mainly due to ...

What Are Wills & Trusts

You may have  heard of the term "Trust" and "Will," but the majority of the people find it difficult to distinguish between the two terminologies. Both of these terms are very useful when it comes ...

When Do You Need To Litigate?

One of the most challenging situations that decision parties face in a legal proceeding is figuring out when to litigate and when to negotiate or settle. Any legal dispute is like a blend of chess ...

Business Disputes Between Partners

I write this article to offer a bit of advice to prospective business partners. I have found over the years that two of the most common problems I encounter regularly in a dispute between business ...

Partner Disputes

BUSINESS DISPUTES BETWEEN PARTNERS I write this article to offer a bit of advice to prospective business partners. I have found over the years that two of the most common problems I encounter regularly in ...

California’s Tender Rule

California’s Tender Rule in Foreclosure Suits: Any way around it? In a nutshell, the “Tender Rule” holds that when a homeowner sues their lender for wrongful foreclosure, they must show that they are ready, willing ...

Robosigning

“Robosigning” is a term created and popularized in light of the recent scandals involving the mortgage foreclosure crisis. As a new term, it does not have an official legal definition, but refers to the process ...