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Fridaysmove

Fridaysmove

Covers conveyancing and residential property law in the United Kingdom.

http://www.fridaysmove.com/blog
Rank this Week: 2558

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    HAPPY WITH CAR COMPANIES

    HAPPY WITH CAR COMPANIES
    Americans' Rating of Auto Industry Reaches Record High by Megan Brenan and Kevin Christoffersen Story Highlights 56% of Americans view the auto industry positively Republicans' rating of auto industry has…
  • Sep 20

    WOMEN WERE VIKING WARRIORS?

    WOMEN WERE VIKING WARRIORS?
    An officer and a gentlewoman from the Viking army in Birka Stockholm University IMAGE: The drawing is a reconstruction of how the grave with the woman originally may have looked. view more Credit: The illustration is…
  • Sep 20

    9/11 DUST EXPOSURE = HEART DISEASE

    9/11 DUST EXPOSURE = HEART DISEASE
    Children exposed to chemicals in 9/11 'dust' show early signs of risk of heart disease NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine Sixteen years after the collapse of the World Trade Center towers sent a "cloud" of toxic debris across…
Rank this Week: 9

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Sep 20

    How Tenants Can Get Remedies for Habitability Violations and Nuisance

    How Tenants Can Get Remedies for Habitability Violations and Nuisance
    When a landlord severely neglects maintenance issues or another tenant’s behavior causes a nuisance, California law gives tenants several ways to get relief. Tenants dealing with habitability violations or nuisances can bring an…
  • Sep 18

    Checklist: What to Do If Summary Judgment Is Denied

    Checklist: What to Do If Summary Judgment Is Denied
    You moved for summary judgment but your motion was denied. Here’s a checklist of four things to ask yourself. __   1.  Are there any new or different facts, circumstances, or law that couldn’t have been presented…
  • Sep 15

    Don’t Let Your Ethical Duties Get Lost in the Cloud

    Don’t Let Your Ethical Duties Get Lost in the Cloud
    The following is a guest blog post by Perry L. Segal, an attorney and management consultant at Charon Law, Redwood City. Mr. Segal has over 25 years of combined experience in law and technology. He is co-chair of the California Council of…
Rank this Week: 1750

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, P.A.

http://www.floridahoalawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    When Residents Break Rule

    When Residents Break Rule
    All too often, we are asked by boards of directors and property managers what steps can be taken to prevent residents from continuing to break rules in their communities. Seldom, however, do we hear community associations that are active and…
  • Sep 18

    Post-Irma Impacts on Association Annual Meetings and Election

    Post-Irma Impacts on Association Annual Meetings and Election
    While recovery from property damage and power outages may take precedence in the hours and days following a hurricane, it is also important to consider—and to take swift action to recover from— not-so-apparent implications of a…
  • Sep 15

    Helpful Tips to Consider When Filing an Insurance Claim

    Helpful Tips to Consider When Filing an Insurance Claim
    We hope that you and your loved ones are safe after the storm with little to no damage to your property.  Our thoughts remain with those whose homes and loved ones were impacted by Hurricane Irma.  As local, state and federal…
Rank this Week: 1950

The Energy Law Blog

The Energy Law Blog

Covers oil and gas exploration, development, and marketing on the Gulf Coast. By Liskow and Lewis.

http://www.theenergylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1320

Real Property & Environmental Law…

Real Property & Environmental Law Alert

Covers transactional real estate, development/redevelopment, and environmental law. By Gibbons.

http://www.rpelawalert.com/
Rank this Week: 1308

Real Property & Title Insurance…

Real Property & Title Insurance Update

Provides a weekly summary of select real property and title insurance cases and recent developments. By Carlton Fields.

https://www.carltonfields.com/real-property-case-law-blog/
  • Sep 20

    Real Property & Title Insurance Update: Weeks Ending September 8 & 15, 2017

    Real Property & Title Insurance Update: Weeks Ending September 8 & 15, 2017
    REAL PROPERTY UPDATE Summary judgment: trial court erred by denying borrower’s motion to amend answer and defenses, and therefore erred in entering summary judgment in favor of lender. Reyes v BAC Home Loans Servicing LP, Case No.…
  • Sep 5

    Real Property & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending September 1, 2017

    Real Property & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending September 1, 2017
    REAL PROPERTY UPDATE Foreclosure / Statute of Limitations: trial court improperly found that, because payments due under a note and mortgage were accelerated in a prior 2009 action, the second action filed over five years later was barred by…
  • Aug 31

    Real Property & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending August 18 & 25, 2017

    Real Property & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending August 18 & 25, 2017
    REAL PROPERTY UPDATE Foreclosure: general reservation of jurisdiction in a foreclosure judgment is very limited, and certainly does not give trial court jurisdiction to eliminate a lien more than three years after Final Judgment of…
Rank this Week: 4246

CityLand

CityLand

Features New York City land use news and legal research. From New York Law School.

http://www.citylandnyc.org/
  • Sep 20

    CPC Approves South Avenue Retail Development

    CPC Approves South Avenue Retail Development
    City Planning approved a special permit and City Map amendment to allow for the development of 5 one-story retail establishments in Mariner’s Harbor, Staten Island. On September 6, 2017, the City Planning Commission issued a favorable…
  • Sep 19

    CPC Approves 45-Year-Old Senior Center’s New Lease

    CPC Approves 45-Year-Old Senior Center’s New Lease
    City Planning approved new 20-year lease for a Crown Heights senior center. On September 6, 2017, the City Planning Commission approved an application from the Department for the Aging and the Department of Citywide Administrative Services to…
  • Sep 18

    Ebenezer Plaza Approved by City Council

    Ebenezer Plaza Approved by City Council
    City Council approved the development of Ebenezer Plaza that will bring affordable housing, jobs, and a new church space to Brownsville, Brooklyn. On September 7, 2017, City Council passed two land use actions by a vote of 45-0…
Rank this Week: 3669

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    Should law and justice be free? Part 4: Lawyers fee

    Should law and justice be free? Part 4: Lawyers fee
    It is an axiom that everyone hates lawyers. Why is this? They are a smug lot, and often give the impression they think they are better than everyone else They are constantly using words and jargon that no-one else can understand. But most of…
  • Sep 19

    The Housing Law Casebook 7th edition by Nic Madge and Sam Madge-Wyld

    The Housing Law Casebook 7th edition by Nic Madge and Sam Madge-Wyld
    In my series on Law and Justice and elsewhere on this blog I talk about the complexity of our law and how hard it is for non-lawyers to understand it or know where to find it. This is particularly the case with our common law which is based…
  • Sep 17

    What are a tenants rights when the letting agent has lied to them about their property?

    What are a tenants rights when the letting agent has lied to them about their property?
    This is a question to the blog clinic from Claire who is a tenant. Noise and more noise. I moved into a flat four months ago which I was assured had no issues with noise or neighbours and feel I have been tricked into a 12 months lease.…
Rank this Week: 376

Utah Water Rights and Water Law

Utah Water Rights and Water Law

Features case law summaries, legislative updates, and informative articles about Utah water law. By Jeff Gittins.

http://www.utahwaterrights.blogspot.com
  • Sep 19

    Public Meeting Concerning the General Adjudication in Foothill Village Area

    Public Meeting Concerning the General Adjudication in Foothill Village Area
    The Utah Division of Water Rights has set a public meeting to discuss the general adjudication of water rights in the Foothill Village area in Salt Lake County East Division of the Utah Lake / Jordan River Drainage (Area 57, Book…
  • Sep 2

    Public Meeting Concerning the General Adjudication in Oakland Place Area

    Public Meeting Concerning the General Adjudication in Oakland Place Area
    The Utah Division of Water Rights has set a public meeting to discuss the general adjudication of water rights in the Oakland Place area in Salt Lake County East Division of the Utah Lake / Jordan River Drainage (Area 57, Book 12).…
  • Aug 4

    Burr v. Koosharem Irrigation Company

    Burr v. Koosharem Irrigation Company
    The Utah Court of Appeals recently issued its opinion in the case of Burr v. Koosharem Irrigation Company. The case began in 2014 when Greg Torgerson, a shareholder in Koosharem Irrigation Company, filed a lawsuit against the Company. Shortly…
Rank this Week: 3878

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law…

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law Blog

Covers land use, environmental, and real estate law in California.

http://blog.aklandlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 687

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Sep 19

    JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW

    JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
    Aspiring deans: in light of the rise of our near and dear property prof friends Ben Barros (Toledo) and Hari Osofsky (Penn State) to decanal glory, see the following announcement from Washburn (via Andrea Boyack): POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT –…
  • Sep 15

    Conference at John Marshall on Murr

    Conference at John Marshall on Murr
    On Thursday, September 28, the John Marshall Law School Center for Real Estate Law will be hosting a a conference on the recent U.S. Supreme Court takings case, Murr v. Wisconsin. The panel will include practitioners and members of…
  • Sep 14

    Save the Date: ALPS 2018 in Maastricht

    Save the Date: ALPS 2018 in Maastricht
Rank this Week: 92

HOA Law Blog

HOA Law Blog

Covers California HOA law issues, including HOA governance, foreclosures and ARC enforcement. By Tinnelly Law Group.

http://hoalaw.tinnellylaw.com/
  • Sep 19

    New Client: Pentridge Cove II Community Association

    New Client: Pentridge Cove II Community Association
    We are proud to announce that Pentridge Cove II Community Association has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their associations’ legal counsel. Pentridge Cove II is a condominium community located in the South Coast Metro area of Costa…
  • Sep 13

    SB 407 Signed! Legislation Broadens Assembly and Speech Rights within HOA

    SB 407 Signed! Legislation Broadens Assembly and Speech Rights within HOA
    New Civil Code 4515 will be added to the Davis-Stirling Act to ensure that homeowners association residents may exercise their rights of peaceful assembly and political speech. HOAs are playing an increasing role in the lives of…
  • Aug 15

    New Client: Madiera at Coronado Ranch Homeowners Association

    New Client: Madiera at Coronado Ranch Homeowners Association
    We are proud to announce that Madiera at Coronado Ranch Homeowners Association has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their associations’ legal counsel. Madiera is a condominium community located in San Marcos.  Residents enjoy a…
Rank this Week: 2440

New York Real Estate Lawyers Blog

New York Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Covers foreclosures, co-ops, condos and mortgage modification. By the Law Offices of Weiss & Weiss.

http://www.newyorkrealestatelawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Wishing Our Readers Who Observe a Happy New Year

    Wishing Our Readers Who Observe a Happy New Year
  • Sep 14

    Eviction of Family Members in New York

    Eviction of Family Members in New York
    Our firm receives many inquiries regarding property disputes among family members.  Often, several relatives may inherit property from a deceased relative, and cannot agree on how the property is to be maintained, whether the…
  • Sep 7

    Who’s the Dictator?

    Who’s the Dictator?
    The New York Post recently reported a news story wherein a condominium property manager “decorated” the common areas of the building with Nazi and other historic propaganda relating to dictators.  Residents of the building…
Rank this Week: 1052

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
Rank this Week: 161

Titles and Deeds

Titles and Deeds

Covers real estate and property law. By Jarod Bona of Bona Law PC.

https://www.titlesanddeeds.com/
Rank this Week: 4261

Hotel Law Blog

Hotel Law Blog

Covers condo hotels, finance, land use, management agreements, and outlooks and trends. By Jim Butler of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://hotellaw.jmbm.com/
  • Sep 18

    Hotel Lawyer: Tax Alert for Partnerships and LLC

    Hotel Lawyer: Tax Alert for Partnerships and LLC
    19 September 2017 As of January 1, 2018 owners of General Partnerships, Limited Partnerships or multi-member Limited Liability Companies may soon find themselves economically liable for the unpaid tax of former partners/members of those…
  • Sep 18

    Hotel Lawyers at The Lodging Conference 2017: EB-5, Mixed-Use Development and Deal Making

    Hotel Lawyers at The Lodging Conference 2017: EB-5, Mixed-Use Development and Deal Making
    17 September 2017 EB-5, Mixed-Use Development and Deal Making: See you at the 2017 Lodging Conference The Lodging Conference is taking place at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, October 30-November 2, 2017, and hotel lawyers from JMBM’s…
  • Sep 7

    EB-5 Finance Lawyer: President’s Trump’s budget deal includes extension of EB-5 through 12-8-17

    EB-5 Finance Lawyer: President’s Trump’s budget deal includes extension of EB-5 through 12-8-17
    07 September 2017 Click here for the latest articles on EB-5 Financing.  President Trump’s budget deal with Congress includes extension of EB-5 through December 8, 2017 In a message to members of the Public Policy Committee today,…
Rank this Week: 454

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Covers business law, civil litigation, civil rights, criminal defense, estates & trusts, family law, labor & employment, medical malpractice, personal injury, real estate, qui tam and workers' compensation.

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
  • Sep 18

    Maryland Court Expands Defenses Available to Battered Spouse

    Maryland Court Expands Defenses Available to Battered Spouse
    On August 7, 2017, the Maryland Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court, handed down a decision that will open a new avenue of defense to battered spouses in the state – in the extreme case where the spouse hires a hit man to…
  • Sep 5

    Federal Medical Malpractice Legislation: Still a Bad Idea

    Federal Medical Malpractice Legislation: Still a Bad Idea
    Early this summer, the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed a bill (H.R. 1215 the deceptively titled “Protecting Access to Care Act”) that would limit the “non-economic” money damages available to patients in…
  • Jun 28

    Supreme Court Will Hear Key Case on Federal Whistleblower Law

    Supreme Court Will Hear Key Case on Federal Whistleblower Law
    The U.S. Supreme Court announced on Monday, June 26, that it plans to hear arguments later this year on a case that is of great importance to corporate whistleblowers and to people who support them. The case centers on the Dodd-Frank law,…
Rank this Week: 3672

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer…

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers construction, foreclosure, real estate and property law. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://www.massachusettsrealestatelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3637

Florida Real Estate Law and…

Florida Real Estate Law and Investment Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe, P.A. Provides news, insights and commentary for investors, developers and their advisors.

http://www.floridarealestatelawandinvestmentblog.com
  • Sep 18

    Riding Out Hurricane Irma

    Riding Out Hurricane Irma
    Floridians like to think of themselves as hurricane experts. We know what to do when a storm is coming, and we are ready.  We prepare at the beginning of the hurricane season.  We stock up on our supplies of batteries, bottled…
  • Sep 10

    Taking a Break Due to Hurricane Irma

    Taking a Break Due to Hurricane Irma
    We are in the middle of Hurricane Irma and will not be posting this week. Hope to be back next week to share our experiences.  In the mean time, please follow me on Twitter @dkblattneratty where I am tweeting as often as possible.
  • Sep 5

    Will Harvey Impact National Flood Insurance Program Renewal?

    Will Harvey Impact National Flood Insurance Program Renewal?
    The pictures and videos of the wide spread flooding in Houston and Southeast Texas are horrifying. Hurricane Harvey is officially the largest rain event in US history, dumping nearly 4 feet of rain.  Generally, when we think of hurricane…
Rank this Week: 4247

Florida Real Estate Law and…

Florida Real Estate Law and Investment Blog

Provides news, insights and commentary for investors, developers and their advisors. By Assouline & Berlowe, P.A..

http://floridarealestatelawandinvestmentblog.com
  • Sep 18

    Riding Out Hurricane Irma

    Riding Out Hurricane Irma
    Floridians like to think of themselves as hurricane experts. We know what to do when a storm is coming, and we are ready.  We prepare at the beginning of the hurricane season.  We stock up on our supplies of batteries, bottled…
  • Sep 10

    Taking a Break Due to Hurricane Irma

    Taking a Break Due to Hurricane Irma
    We are in the middle of Hurricane Irma and will not be posting this week. Hope to be back next week to share our experiences.  In the mean time, please follow me on Twitter @dkblattneratty where I am tweeting as often as possible.
  • Sep 5

    Will Harvey Impact National Flood Insurance Program Renewal?

    Will Harvey Impact National Flood Insurance Program Renewal?
    The pictures and videos of the wide spread flooding in Houston and Southeast Texas are horrifying. Hurricane Harvey is officially the largest rain event in US history, dumping nearly 4 feet of rain.  Generally, when we think of hurricane…
Rank this Week: 4143

California Eminent Domain Law Blog

California Eminent Domain Law Blog

Covers eminent domain news in California. By the California Eminent Domain Law Group.

http://eminentdomainlaw.net/category/blog/
  • Sep 18

    Charges Over Improper Subsidies Could Make Delta Tunnels Dead In The Water

    Charges Over Improper Subsidies Could Make Delta Tunnels Dead In The Water
    Opponents of the Delta tunnels project, who have been trying to stop the project based on environmental grounds, are now trying to kill it through its financial structure. This comes just after federal auditors says $50 million in taxpayer…
  • Sep 18

    City Gives Go Ahead to the Army Corps of Engineers to Begin Restoration

    City Gives Go Ahead to the Army Corps of Engineers to Begin Restoration
    A plan to have the Army Corps of Engineers alter the Los Angeles River for the purpose of ecosystem restoration was approved by a Los Angeles City Council committee. The $8.1-million approved plan is part of the larger $1.6-billion effort to…
  • Sep 18

    County Officials, Environmentalists, and Farmers Rising to Oppose Twin Delta Tunnel Project

    County Officials, Environmentalists, and Farmers Rising to Oppose Twin Delta Tunnel Project
    Butte County has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Water Resources over their “WaterFix” plan to bury a pair of tunnels underneath the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and move water from the Sacramento River to southern…
Rank this Week: 2042

New Miami Blog

New Miami Blog

Focuses on including international arbitration, real estate investment and land development, financing, foreign investment and tax, Miami’s new zoning code (Miami 21), public-private partnerships, hospitality, and construction in Miami, Florida. By Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP.

http://www.newmiamiblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    FDEP Issues Order to Restore Structural Damage Post Hurricane

    FDEP Issues Order to Restore Structural Damage Post Hurricane
    Property Owners and Public and Private Entities: On September 5, 2017, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (“FDEP”) issued Emergency Final Order OGC. No. 17-0989 (the “Order”) in response to the…
  • Aug 7

    P3s for Social Impact

    P3s for Social Impact
    Government agencies at all levels are increasingly turning to public-private partnerships (P3s) for the delivery of new public infrastructure.  However, the discussion often focuses exclusively on transportation infrastructure,…
  • Jul 21

    Additional Opportunity to Extend Development Orders & Building Permit

    Additional Opportunity to Extend Development Orders & Building Permit
    Governor Scott recently expanded the previously declared State of Emergency issued for the Zika Virus, allowing holders of permits and development orders an even greater opportunity to toll the period remaining to exercise rights under the…
Rank this Week: 1003

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Sep 18

    An uncaring indifference to wrong and right

    An uncaring indifference to wrong and right
    Behind every homelessness statistic sits a story – or, more accurately – 88410* stories. Stories of people fleeing violence or abusive relationships. Stories of people struggling with ill-health and addictions. Stories of care…
  • Aug 29

    We’re on a break

    We’re on a break
    You may have noticed a lack of posts, despite cases awaiting writing up like the relief of Ealing, or the 18 month rule in s.20B also applying to ‘on account’ service charge demands, or legal costs on relief from forfeiture. But…
  • Aug 24

    Research project to identify and expose the legal gaps exposed by the Grenfell fire

    Research project to identify and expose the legal gaps exposed by the Grenfell fire
    The University of Bristol has been awarded a grant by Shelter to conduct a research project to identify and expose the legal gaps exposed by the Grenfell fire. This research project will use a survey method to address three objectives: To set…
Rank this Week: 458

The Class-Action & Compliance…

The Class-Action & Compliance Sentinel

Covers class-action litigation and compliance matters for real estate professionals. By Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP.

http://www.realestateclassactions.com/
  • Sep 17

    Mortgage-Payment Company Escapes Doom in Trial Against CFPB

    Mortgage-Payment Company Escapes Doom in Trial Against CFPB
    To date, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has had only two contested trials. The outcome of its most recent courtroom match-up left the bureau with a meager victory that fell far short of the decisive one it had hoped for. In the…
  • Sep 10

    CFPB Slammed with Dismissal Sanction

    CFPB Slammed with Dismissal Sanction
    In the bare-knuckle litigation the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is known for, defendants often try to learn the bases for the bureau’s allegations against them. Normally they get no meaningful answers. But a federal court in…
  • Aug 20

    Serial Class Actions Are Fine, Ninth Circuit Hold

    Serial Class Actions Are Fine, Ninth Circuit Hold
    For decades, federal courts have slowly freed class-action plaintiffs from the burdens of statutes of limitations, which bar the filing of lawsuits after a specified period of time. A recent decision from a federal appellate court shows that…
Rank this Week: 4490

Ruminations

Ruminations

Covers concepts and misconceptions in the practice of retail real estate law. By Meislik & Meislik.

http://www.retailrealestatelaw.com/
  • Sep 17

    Rely On Your Own Insurance And Stop Arguing About It (Again)

    Rely On Your Own Insurance And Stop Arguing About It (Again)
    PrintIt doesn’t matter how much you want to continue riding. Beating a dead horse isn’t going to get you anywhere. Or, so we have been told. Nonetheless, we are going to say, for the umpteenth time, landlords and tenants should…
  • Sep 10

    Exclusive Use Clauses And Antitrust Concern

    Exclusive Use Clauses And Antitrust Concern
    PrintIt’s been a thousand or more leases since Ruminations did any serious thinking about the intersection of exclusive use restrictions, radius clauses, and their respective lawfulness. This isn’t a current topic of discussion in…
  • Sep 3

    Isn’t It Simple To Send A Notice? Apparently Not

    Isn’t It Simple To Send A Notice? Apparently Not
    PrintIn the six years of our Ruminating in this forum, we’ve written a lot about notices, renewal options, and waivers. We just came across an otherwise insignificant case (other than to the parties themselves) illustrating some of the…
Rank this Week: 1747

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
  • Sep 16

    "This Was Not Written For Chiefs!"

    "This Was Not Written For Chiefs!"
    Yeah, its Sunday, but it is also Constitution Day (or should we say Khaaaaan-stitution Day?), so you know what that means: the annual reading of the Preamble by One Named Kirk. He might be from Iowa, but that guy who plays him is from north…
  • Sep 14

    New Cert Petition: Is It Just Compensation To Be Paid In Space Bucks?

    New Cert Petition: Is It Just Compensation To Be Paid In Space Bucks?
    Here's a recently-filed cert petition involving property in the Florida Keys. The city allegedly downzoned the property to virtual worthlessness, but the lower courts concluded that it was not a Lucas take because the owners could still camp…
  • Sep 7

    Flooding And Inverse Condemnation Link

    Flooding And Inverse Condemnation Link
    For obvious reasons, much of our recent traffic has come to the blog looking for information or cases about inverse condemnation and flooding. So instead of having you chase down links through a search engine or our Search page, here are some…
Rank this Week: 143

Texas Attorney Blog

Texas Attorney Blog

Covers construction law, development, mechanic's liens, mortgage lending, premises liability, real estate law & news, rural water utilities, and Texas Supreme Court Updates. By Aimee Hess.

http://www.texasattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    DNA Used to Predict Oil and Gas Deposit

    DNA Used to Predict Oil and Gas Deposit
    A company known as Biodentify, based in the Netherlands, announced that it can help predict oil and gas deposits based on DNA in the soil just a foot beneath the surface! Specifically, the company claims that by analyzing the microbiological…
  • Sep 8

    The United States Continues to Lead in Oil and Gas Production

    The United States Continues to Lead in Oil and Gas Production
    Interesting to realize that United States has overtaken Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world’s largest oil and gas producer and continues to lead in production. On April 7, 2016, the U.S. Energy Information Administration…
  • Sep 1

    Volunteer Efforts Help Texas Battle Hurricane Harvey

    Volunteer Efforts Help Texas Battle Hurricane Harvey
    No question about it: Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath have been horrible. It will be a very long time before things return to anything like “normal” for a lot of people. One of the few things that bring a smile these days is…
Rank this Week: 1961

Fair Housing Defense

Fair Housing Defense

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://fairhousing.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 15

    DOJ Settles Familial Status Fair Housing Act Case for $95,000

    DOJ Settles Familial Status Fair Housing Act Case for $95,000
      Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it settled yet another Fair Housing Act (FHA) case, this time for a total of $95,000. In a case from Washington state, the owners/managers of three apartment buildings…
  • Sep 7

    Severe Weather and Apartment Management

    Severe Weather and Apartment Management
    Severe weather hit Texas a couple of weeks ago. And a new storm system is turning toward Florida as I write this post. Real life and real serious. While safety of our residents and employees remains paramount, it is a best professional…
  • Aug 29

    Fair Housing Act Advertising Checklist

    Fair Housing Act Advertising Checklist
      As an apartment management staff member, please know that advertising is absolutely a part of our Fair Housing Act (FHA) compliance efforts. Indeed, the FHA specifically has a section which confirms that it is against the law to…
Rank this Week: 4177

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business, immigration and real estate law. By Stok Folk + Kon, P.A.

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3643

HOA Law Blog

HOA Law Blog

News, editorial comment and legal information for California community associations. By SwedelsonGottlieb.

http://www.hoalawblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    SwedelsonGottlieb Urges Governor Brown to VETO AB 634

    SwedelsonGottlieb Urges Governor Brown to VETO AB 634
    According to CAI’s California Legislative Action Committee, there is still time to stop AB 634, a bill that impacts a condominium association’s ability to control the placement of solar panels in common interest developments. BUT…
  • Aug 14

    HOA Liability for Discriminatory Harassment: A Primer

    HOA Liability for Discriminatory Harassment: A Primer
    Title VIII of the Civil Rights of 1968, also known as the Fair Housing Act (“FHA”), is a federal law which prohibits discrimination in housing and housing-related services due to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,…
  • Nov 11

    Harbor Gate HOA Receives CAI-GLAC Excellence in Community Leadership

    Harbor Gate HOA Receives CAI-GLAC Excellence in Community Leadership
    Community Associations Institute's Greater Los Angeles Chapter held its Annual Awards Gala on Saturday, November 5, 2016. SwedelsonGottlieb congratulates firm client Harbor Gate Homeowners Association (San Pedro, California) for receiving…
Rank this Week: 1230

Real Estate Legal Update

Real Estate Legal Update

Covers US and UK investment property, corporate real estate issues and property development. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.realestatelegalupdate.com/
  • Sep 13

    Are Contractor Joint Ventures the next development in Development?

    Are Contractor Joint Ventures the next development in Development?
    The construction industry is witness to some fascinating developments, particularly around trophy properties in prime US coastal cities. Within the US –and California particularly- we’re seeing a large number of reputable,…
  • Sep 13

    Real World results of the PA Valley Forge reverse tax appeal decision

    Real World results of the PA Valley Forge reverse tax appeal decision
    In early July 2017, in a case titled Valley Forge Towers Apartments N, LP, et al. v. Upper Merion Area School District & Keystone Realty Advisors, LLC, No. 49 MAP 2016, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court delivered a  landmark decision…
  • Aug 10

    Placemaking without Lawbreaking

    Placemaking without Lawbreaking
    Placemaking? Mixed-used developments in and around London are in the midst of a golden era with the creation of mega-schemes such as those in Nine Elms and Old Oak. The new Wembley Park Development will see the creation of an unprecedented…
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Tristan's Landlord-Tenant Law Blog

Tristan's Landlord-Tenant Law Blog

Discusses various aspects of landlord-tenant law and comments on various court decisions within the areas of real estate and property law. By Tristan Pettit.

http://petriepettit.com/blog/landlord-tenant
  • Sep 11

    Less Than 1 Month Left Until Landlord Boot Camp on October 7, 2017

    Less Than 1 Month Left Until Landlord Boot Camp on October 7, 2017
    Hello Everyone – There is less than 1 month left until the next Landlord Boot Camp which is scheduled for October 7, 2017. I hope to see many of you there. One new topic that we will be addressing is e-filing your evictions and…
  • Aug 14

    Landlords Should Create and Implement A Reasonable Accommodation Request Proce

    Landlords Should Create and Implement A Reasonable Accommodation Request Proce
    With more and more tenants making reasonable accommodation requests to keep assistance animals in their apartments, it is important for landlords to create a policy and process to handle such requests when they arise. As background, a…
  • Jul 13

    Milwaukee County Board Considering Ordinance on Rent Abatment

    Milwaukee County Board Considering Ordinance on Rent Abatment
    An important message for the Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin: The Milwaukee County Board is considering a proposal that would permit your tenants to abate rent for maintenance issues not addressed within 24 hours.For example,…
Rank this Week: 2398

In the Zone

In the Zone

Covers real estate, zoning and land use law in Pennsylvania. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://zoningandlanduselaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 11

    OBTAINING PENNDOT RIGHT OF WAY AS A CONDITION TO OBTAIN YOUR HOP

    OBTAINING PENNDOT RIGHT OF WAY AS A CONDITION TO OBTAIN YOUR HOP
    If your development projects fronts on a state road, then it is likely that you will need a Highway Occupancy Permit (“HOP”) from PennDOT. If you need a HOP from PennDOT, then it is very likely that you will need to improve one or…
  • Aug 28

    Court Dismisses Developer’s Claim Against Township for Damage

    Court Dismisses Developer’s Claim Against Township for Damage
      In the case of Cardinal Crossing v. Marple Township, the PA Commonwealth Court was faced with the issue of whether a developer, who spends substantial funds on a development, in reliance on statements of support from a committee formed…
  • Aug 23

    A/B SEPTIC SYSTEMS ARE BACK IN PLAY FOR PLANNING MODULE APPROVAL FOR NEW PROJECTS

    A/B SEPTIC SYSTEMS ARE BACK IN PLAY FOR PLANNING MODULE APPROVAL FOR NEW PROJECTS
    Governor Tom Wolf signed into law, on July 20, 2017, Act 26, which amended the Pennsylvania Sewage Facilities Act concerning the use of alternate sewage systems for purposes of obtaining planning module approval from DEP for a new project.…
Rank this Week: 4507

Florida Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers real estate law, commercial leasing and real estate development. By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel.

http://www.floridarealestatelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2840

K&L Gates Construction Law…

K&L Gates Construction Law Blog

Covers legal issues, news, and regulations relating to the construction industry. By K&L Gates.

http://www.klconstructionlawblog.com/
  • Sep 11

    Webinar: Subcontractor Default Insurance: Best Practices for Claim Preparation and Coverage Strategy to Streamline the Claim Proce

    Webinar: Subcontractor Default Insurance: Best Practices for Claim Preparation and Coverage Strategy to Streamline the Claim Proce
    The number one cause of subcontractor default is overextension of financial and operational resources. As the economy grows, subcontractor defaults are on the rise. While SDI provides improved coverage terms with claim payment provisions that…
  • Aug 1

    Third party funding of arbitration in Hong Kong is given the green light

    Third party funding of arbitration in Hong Kong is given the green light
    By Christopher Tung, Sacha Cheong and Dominic Lau, K&L Gates, Hong Kong On 14 June 2017, the Legislative Council of Hong Kong passed the Arbitration and Mediation Legislation (Third Party Funding) (Amendment) Bill 2016. The Bill comes on…
  • Jun 29

    Please Join Us: NEC4 – The Next Generation

    Please Join Us: NEC4 – The Next Generation
    NEC4, the next generation of the NEC suite of contracts, was released on 22 June 2017. It includes significant developments and reflects current best practice throughout the construction industry. Please join us at our London office for a…
Rank this Week: 1227

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

Covers affordable housing and sustainable housing ecosystems. By David Smith.

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
Rank this Week: 440

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

Covers the defense of accessibility claims under the ADA and FHA. By Richard Hunt.

http://accessdefense.com
  • Sep 11

    Dialing for Dollars – Ninth Circuit encourages abusive ADA litigation

    Dialing for Dollars – Ninth Circuit encourages abusive ADA litigation
    In Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center v. Hospitality Properties Trust, 2017 WL 3401319 (9th Circuit, August 9, 2017) the Ninth Circuit decided once again to make abusive serial ADA litigation as easy as possible, ignoring both the…
  • Sep 7

    ADA and the internet – you can be tagged for what your vendors do wrong.

    ADA and the internet – you can be tagged for what your vendors do wrong.
    Near the end of the decision in Gil v. Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., 2017 WL 2547242, at *3 (S.D. Fla. June 12, 2017) the trial court includes in its injunctive relief a requirement that  Winn-Dixie “require any third party…
  • Aug 27

    Common sense and the ADA – A breath of fresh air from California

    Common sense and the ADA – A breath of fresh air from California
    Strong v. Johnson et al, 2017 WL 3537746 (S.D. Cal. Aug. 27, 2017) probably won’t go down in history as a landmark ADA decision, but shows a sometimes uncommon level of common sense about the difference between technical ADA…
Rank this Week: 3465

Maryland Business Law and…

Maryland Business Law and Corporate Litigation Blog

By The Law Office of William S. Heyman.

http://www.heymanfirm.com/news/
  • Sep 11

    The Elements of a Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claim in Maryland

    The Elements of a Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claim in Maryland
    While under Maryland law there generally is not an independent claim for breach of a fiduciary duty, a breach of such duties can certainly be used by an individual in conjunction with other claims to obtain a recovery. Maryland courts... The…
  • Aug 31

    Recent Maryland Court of Special Appeals Opinion is Having an Unintended Effect on Certain Ratified Foreclosure Sale

    Recent Maryland Court of Special Appeals Opinion is Having an Unintended Effect on Certain Ratified Foreclosure Sale
    Recently, some Maryland trustees and secured parties have refused to close on ratified foreclosure sales out of concern that the Maryland Court of Special Appeals’ decisions in the consolidated cases Shanahan v. Marvastian and…
  • Aug 24

    The Statute of Limitations on Breach of Fiduciary Duty in Maryland

    The Statute of Limitations on Breach of Fiduciary Duty in Maryland
    It is commonly said that the Maryland courts do not recognize an independent cause of action for breach of fiduciary duty. Although that stated rule is subject to interpretation beyond the scope of this article (with some opinions indicating…
Rank this Week: 4353

New Jersey Real Estate Attorney…

New Jersey Real Estate Attorney Blog

Published By The Law Office of Michael D. Mirne, LLC.

http://www.newjerseyrealestateattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 10

    New Jersey Real Estate Tax Appeals: Our Improved Paradigm Leads to Improved Result

    New Jersey Real Estate Tax Appeals: Our Improved Paradigm Leads to Improved Result
    Each year, our office files more than a hundred tax appeals with the Monmouth County Tax Board and the  Ocean County Tax Board. We also file dozens of appeals for taxpayers in other counties. In the past, we were proud to report that we…
  • Jul 23

    New Jersey Real Estate Taxes: Deciphering Tax Bills and deciding whether to appeal

    New Jersey Real Estate Taxes: Deciphering Tax Bills and deciding whether to appeal
    In cases where the property is situated in a town that has recently been re-assessed, or revalued (which includes most Monmouth County towns, due to the Assessment Demonstration Program), the current year’s tax assessment may be…
  • May 15

    New Jersey Landlord Tenant: Special Rules For Disposing of Abandoned Motor Vehicle

    New Jersey Landlord Tenant: Special Rules For Disposing of Abandoned Motor Vehicle
    Our office has previously reported on the subject of removing property that had been abandoned by a tenant. The general procedure, in those instances, requires a landlord to not only obtain a judgment for possession against the tenant, but to…
Rank this Week: 3091

California Eminent Domain Report

California Eminent Domain Report

Covers condemnation, inverse condemnation, and regulatory takings in California. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.californiaeminentdomainreport.com
  • Sep 8

    Friday Afternoon Eminent Domain Case Review

    Friday Afternoon Eminent Domain Case Review
    It’s a Friday afternoon and I decided to take a quick look at the advance sheets for any newly decided appellate cases involving eminent domain. My search revealed an unpublished decision that came out yesterday (September 7, 2017)…
  • Sep 5

    New Bill Aims to Streamline LA Olympics Transit Projects & Clippers Arena

    New Bill Aims to Streamline LA Olympics Transit Projects & Clippers Arena
    According to an article in the Los Angeles Times, California lawmakers pitch a break from a key environmental law to help L.A. Olympic Bid, Clippers Arena, California lawmakers introduced Senate Bill 789 last week in an effort to exempt from…
  • Aug 28

    Court Narrowly Defines “Public Improvement” for Inverse Condemnation Liability

    Court Narrowly Defines “Public Improvement” for Inverse Condemnation Liability
    Under inverse condemnation law in California, a public agency is generally strictly liable for physical damage to private property caused by a public improvement.  This means a public agency can be held liable even if the…
Rank this Week: 2420

Lay of the Land

Lay of the Land

Exploring state and federal regulation of land and development in California. By Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP.

http://landuse.coxcastle.com/
  • Sep 8

    Changes Coming to Wetland Regulation

    Changes Coming to Wetland Regulation
    President Donald Trump’s executive order rescinding the Clean Water Rule may have “sweeping changes in the way wetlands will be regulated.” Here is what you need to know.
  • Jul 31

    The Trump Effect on California’s Wetland Regulation

    The Trump Effect on California’s Wetland Regulation
    One of Trump’s primary targets has been environmental regulations, and wetland regulations in particular have been in the crosshairs. Federal pullback from wetland regulations may have unintended consequences in California, which is on…
  • May 10

    CEQA Changes Proposed

    CEQA Changes Proposed
    Over the past four months, Sacramento lawmakers have introduced a number of bills to tinker with the state’s premier environmental statute, the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). While it is too early to know whether any of…
Rank this Week: 4149

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
  • Sep 8

    Newly Formed Unit Will Investigate and Prosecute Fraud Related to Opioid Prescribing and Dispensing

    Newly Formed Unit Will Investigate and Prosecute Fraud Related to Opioid Prescribing and Dispensing
    Combatting the opioid epidemic in the U.S. is a top priority for federal and state agencies in 2017. On August 10, 2017, President Donald Trump declared the country’s opioid epidemic a national emergency and committed to expending a lot…
  • Sep 5

    New EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting Requirements On Hold, Under Review

    New EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting Requirements On Hold, Under Review
    On August 29th, the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) issued a memo to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), stating that recent changes to the EEO-1 form were on an immediate hold pending review by the OIRA.…
  • Sep 1

    DOL Final Rule on Exempt Status Invalidated

    DOL Final Rule on Exempt Status Invalidated
    On August 31, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued an Order invalidating the Final Rule of the Department of Labor (DOL) finding that it exceeded the DOL’s authority by failing to implement…
Rank this Week: 3565

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Covers estate planning, HOA & condo associations and family law in North Carolina.

http://lawfirmcarolinas.com/blog/
  • Sep 8

    Required E-mail Notice of Collection Proceedings?

    Required E-mail Notice of Collection Proceedings?
    Lawyers get asked about reported cases all the time, but usually what happens in a specific lawsuit isn’t that relevant to parties not involved in the case. That’s because circumstances are different, facts vary, associations are…
  • Aug 31

    How to Help after Hurricane Harvey

    How to Help after Hurricane Harvey
    These blogs often focus on community association issues, whether hot topics, new appellate cases, or proposed federal or state laws. Today there’s a more pressing issue to address—the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey.…
  • Aug 30

    Best Lawyers Recognition

    Best Lawyers Recognition
    Two attorneys at Black, Slaughter & Black have been named to the 2018 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers. Best Lawyers recognition is based on peer reviews and client recommendations. Barbara Morgenstern been recognized…
Rank this Week: 3927

the wasserblawg

the wasserblawg

Provides Chicago residential real estate information for buyers and sellers. By Michael H. Wasserman.

http://wasserblawg.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 7

    THE EQUIFAX DATA BREACH AND YOU - 6 STEPS TO TAKE NOW

    THE EQUIFAX DATA BREACH AND YOU - 6 STEPS TO TAKE NOW
    IDENTITY THEIVES HAVE HIT A MAJOR CREDIT REPORTING AGENCY - HARDYOU JUST LIKELY "LOST" YOUR ALL CONFIDENTIAL IDENTITY INFORMATIONTake action now to protect your financial safety.What information do you need to give the bank when you apply for…
  • Aug 21

    Zoiks! Real estate scams up 480%

    Zoiks! Real estate scams up 480%
    Closings At RiskWire Fraud is on the Riseby Michael H. WassermanYou read that right, A 480 percent increase according to a May 2017 PSA from the FBI. Its Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). Scammers are targeting wire transfers with…
  • Aug 20

    Meet John Aylesworth

    Meet John Aylesworth
    --> by Michael H. WassermanI’m so very happy to welcome attorney John Aylesworth to the practice. He joined us in February 2017 and our clients and colleagues have been reaping the benefits of his good counsel all spring and…
Rank this Week: 1640