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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: 3935

About Conveyancing

About Conveyancing

Covers conveyancing in England and Wales. By Simon Seaton.

http://blog.aboutconveyancing.com/
  • Apr 29

    Search Insurance : What The Mortgage Lender Say

    Search Insurance : What The Mortgage Lender Say
    In the last 18 months 12 lenders have changed their Part 2 Handbook instructions relating to 5.4.6. That particular section addresses the question ‘ Does the lender accept search insurance and, if yes, what are the lender's specific…
  • Apr 23

    Maple syrup with your lender update, sir?

    Maple syrup with your lender update, sir?
    The Lexsure Academy has seen a ten-fold increase in bookings for their in-house ‘power hour’ training in the last in the last year. And there’s a rising trend for mixing things up by scheduling a morning course.…
  • Apr 17

    What is a 'Reasonable' Leasehold Event Fee?

    What is a 'Reasonable' Leasehold Event Fee?
    Skipton Building Society is the latest lender to change their Handbook requirements introducing a reasonableness test when it comes to leasehold event fees. The new instruction at section 5.14.9 reads ‘....event fees must remain at a…
Rank this Week: 4154

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

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

http://accessdefense.com
  • Jun 12

    Website accessibility under the ADA – what do new standards mean?

    Website accessibility under the ADA – what do new standards mean?
    The latest iteration of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines became effective with the publication of version 2.1. on June 5, 2018.  The newest version adds an additional 17 success criteria for compliance with WCAG, 12 of which are…
  • Jun 6

    ADA Standing “when the truth don’t lie.”

    ADA Standing “when the truth don’t lie.”
    “‘What is truth?’ said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer.” These words from Francis Bacon’s famous essay on truth often seem to apply in the earliest part of an ADA lawsuit. Truth is…
  • May 30

    Quick Hits – the ADA and FHA Memorial Day edition

    Quick Hits – the ADA and FHA Memorial Day edition
    The last couple of weeks brought a variety of decisions, most falling in to one of the familiar patterns for ADA and FHA litigation, but one or two presenting novel defenses and interesting judicial reactions. A very interesting question of…
Rank this Week: 2341

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

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

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • Jan 29

    When the government does it: Part 4 After the hearing

    When the government does it: Part 4 After the hearing
    By: David A. Smith   [Continued from the preceding Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.]   Okay, okay, I’ll apologize to all my readers!   Update from an extremely dilatory blogger: I frequently miss my deadlines – like the…
  • Jan 10

    When the government does it: Part 3, Similar mega-development

    When the government does it: Part 3, Similar mega-development
    By: David A. Smith   [Continued from Part 2 and the preceding Part 1.]   As we saw in Part 1, using as our source a short factual article University of Washington Daily (November 22, 2017) by student reporter Max Wasserman, the…
  • Jan 8

    When the government does it: Part 2, The city’s largest employer

    When the government does it: Part 2, The city’s largest employer
    By: David A. Smith   [Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.]   As we saw in the previous Part 1, using as our source a short factual article University of Washington Daily (November 22, 2017) by student reporter Max Wasserman,…
Rank this Week: 226

Ajamie LLP Blog

Ajamie LLP Blog

Covers topics related to Complex Commercial Litigation (including but not limited to: Bankruptcy Reorganization, Corporate Compliance, Financial Fraud, Insurance Litigation, Real Estate, White Collar Litigation), Cross-Border Disputes, Employment Litigation, and Estate Litigation. Blog topics are primarily related to New York and Texas law.

https://ajamie.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    Congratulations to The New York Times and New Yorker Magazine

    Congratulations to The New York Times and New Yorker Magazine
    Congratulations to The New York Times and the New Yorker for winning the Pulitzer Prize for public service with their […] The post Congratulations to The New York Times and New Yorker Magazine appeared first on Ajamie LLP.
  • Mar 25

    An Overview of Non-Competition Agreements in Texa

    An Overview of Non-Competition Agreements in Texa
    Non-competition agreements are typically included in business sale and employment contracts. Although a number of restraints on competition are unlawful […] The post An Overview of Non-Competition Agreements in Texas appeared first on…
  • Mar 20

    Remedies for Breach of Contract

    Remedies for Breach of Contract
    Breach of contract is a legal cause of action for failing to honor the terms of an agreement. When this […] The post Remedies for Breach of Contract appeared first on Ajamie LLP.
Rank this Week: 1350

Alaska Law Blawg

Alaska Law Blawg

Covers Alaska business law, litigation and recent decisions. By Clayton Walker.

http://aloinc.com/alaska-law-blawg/
  • May 24

    Alaska Bar Assoc. — Bankruptcy Section

    Alaska Bar Assoc. — Bankruptcy Section
    By: Clayton Walker We just spoke at the Alaska Bar Association — Bankruptcy Section on the issue of the Alaska usury statute.  We had less than two hour notice to prepare for the presentation.  The materials are available at…
  • May 24

    Alaska Bar Assoc. — Bankruptcy Section

    Alaska Bar Assoc. — Bankruptcy Section
    By: Clayton Walker We just spoke at the Alaska Bar Association — Bankruptcy Section on the issue of the Alaska usury statute.  We had less than two hour notice to prepare for the presentation.  The materials are available at…
  • May 11

    Alaska Usury Rate is 10.5% on Loans Exceeding $25,000.00

    Alaska Usury Rate is 10.5% on Loans Exceeding $25,000.00
    By: Clayton Walker I’ve been told that the following Alaska Usury decision has stirred up a hornets nest with the Alaska Creditor’s Bar Association. Cox v. Cooper, 3AN-15-10101 CI (Alaska Sup. Ct., 18 Apr. 2016) (J. Morse).…
Rank this Week: 2200

An Eminent Domain Blog

An Eminent Domain Blog

Covers condemnation, property rights issues, and the law and process of eminent domain. By Biersdorf & Associates.

http://www.condemnation-law.com/blog
  • Oct 3

    IL Supreme Court Casts Doubt on Power Line Project

    IL Supreme Court Casts Doubt on Power Line Project
    IL Supreme Court concluded that Clean Line did not qualify as a public utility Developers of a $2.2 billion high-voltage power line that would cross south-central Illinois are considering their options after the Illinois Supreme Court…
  • Sep 30

    Foxconn Facing Resistance With Landowner

    Foxconn Facing Resistance With Landowner
    The proposed $10 Billion, 20 Million Square Foot Foxconn plant planned for Southeast Wisconsin appears likely to be built in Racine County. Although the location for the proposed manufacturing facility the Foxconn Technology Group plans to…
  • Apr 28

    Property Owners Need to be Paid When Land is Acquired

    Property Owners Need to be Paid When Land is Acquired
    Transco not following state eminent domain rules When an agency has to take property by eminent domain in Georgia, under the state constitution, the “taking” agency must pay the property owner before actually taking the property…
Rank this Week: 444

Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C.

Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C.

Focuses on advice for small businesses and community associations.

http://andersentatecarr.wordpress.com
  • Dec 22

    Employee Non-Competes and Other Restrictive Covenants in Georgia

    Employee Non-Competes and Other Restrictive Covenants in Georgia
    It used to be that Georgia took a dim view of employee non-competes, and courts happily threw them out for technical drafting issues the vast majority of the time.  This regime, which persisted up until May of 2011, is now wistfully…
  • Nov 9

    Are you ready for December 1?

    Are you ready for December 1?
    It’s no secret, by now, that December 1 will usher in the application of the “Final Rule” – the increase of the minimum salary payable to “exempt” employees from $455 per week to $913 per week. In addition…
  • Oct 31

    What you need to know about your Georgia DUI

    What you need to know about your Georgia DUI
    What you need to know about your Georgia DUI by Patrick McDonough.   Driving under the influence of alcohol is an offense that the State of Georgia does not take lightly. Although DUIs are typically considered misdemeanors, there can be…
Rank this Week: 4212

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Covers Episcopal (Anglican) canon law, church property lawsuits, and church governance.

http://accurmudgeon.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 13

    "O, What a Tangled Web We Weave . . ."

    "O, What a Tangled Web We Weave . . ."
    " . . . when first we practice to deceive." That's a famous quote, frequently misattributed to Shakespeare, that comes from the epic poem Marmion, by Sir Walter Scott. And it perfectly describes the current situation with the Episcopal…
  • Jun 11

    Justice Denied: SCOTUS Refuses South Carolina Petition

    Justice Denied: SCOTUS Refuses South Carolina Petition
    Today's order list from the United States Supreme Court brings the sad news that the Court voted to deny certiorari (review) in the case of Bishop Mark Lawrence and the parishes of the Diocese of South Carolina.  This means that no four…
  • May 30

    How Did Everybody Forget Where the Temple Was?

    How Did Everybody Forget Where the Temple Was?
    This is Part III of a series: Where Did Israel's Temples Stand? You may read Part I here, and Part II is here.In the previous post in this series, we looked at the fairly convincing evidence that Jerusalem's present-day "Temple Mount," or…
Rank this Week: 3093

Archer Real Estate

Archer Real Estate

By Archer & Greiner, P.C.

https://www.archerlaw.com/tag/real-estate/
  • May 23

    Lori Grifa Weighs In On The Progress Of NJ’s Affordable Housing

    Lori Grifa Weighs In On The Progress Of NJ’s Affordable Housing
    By: Joshua Burd (Real Estate NJ) When it comes to zoning for new affordable housing, Jeff Surenian says he has spent the past several years fighting to preserve each municipality’s right to choose. But at some point, he said, they have…
  • Feb 10

    Op-Ed: Supreme Court’s Decision — the Final Battle in the COAH War?

    Op-Ed: Supreme Court’s Decision — the Final Battle in the COAH War?
    Op-Ed: Supreme Court’s Decision — the Final Battle in the COAH War? – NJ Spotlight by: Lori Grifa This article originally appeared in NJ Spotlight:…
  • Jun 9

    John DiPasquale Joins Archer

    John DiPasquale Joins Archer
    John DiPasquale, III has joined Archer as an Associate in the firm’s Haddonfield office. Mr. DiPasquale concentrates his practice in the areas of real estate, land use and financing. He counsels clients on the acquisition, development,…
Rank this Week: 1466

Attorney Brandi

Attorney Brandi

Provides general information and Ohio specific information relating to small business law, real estate, landlord/tenant law, civil, probate and estate planning. By Brandi N. Buchenau.

http://attorneybrandi.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 25

    We are moving!

    We are moving!
    We have moved this blog to lorenceandbuchenau. Look forward to a redesign and many new posts in the future! Filed under: Uncategorized
  • Jun 25

    We are moving!

    We are moving!
    We have moved this blog to lorenceandbuchenau. Look forward to a redesign and many new posts in the future! Filed under: Uncategorized
  • Aug 14

    Rental Collection

    Rental Collection
      Collections can be handled in one of two ways. First, when someone is evicted, you can pursue past due rent and damages through a “Second Cause Hearing” (the first cause being the eviction). If no eviction took place, you can sue for…
Rank this Week: 3492

Barron Adler Clough & Oddo, LLP…

Barron Adler Clough & Oddo, LLP News & Resources

Focuses on eminent domain, condemnation, inverse condemnation and regulatory takings.

http://www.barronadler.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1491

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Covers business-related legal current events and topics in areas including: litigation, labor law, creditors' remedies, real estate law, mediation and arbitration, construction law, intellectual property, and more.

http://www.bernicklifson.com/blog/
  • Jun 7

    Post-Judgment Interest: A Simple Way to Increase the Value of Your Judgment

    Post-Judgment Interest: A Simple Way to Increase the Value of Your Judgment
    Obtaining judgment against a company or person who owes you money is an important step toward recovering money you are owed. Many times, however, there is still more work to be done before that money will show up in your bank account. While…
  • May 17

    Do Good for your Business by Doing Good: An Introduction to B-Corp

    Do Good for your Business by Doing Good: An Introduction to B-Corp
    What is a B-Corp? B-Corp is short for Public Benefit Corporation. The Minnesota Public Benefit Corporation Act (MPBCA) allows a business to operate as a for-profit entity that distributes profits to its shareholder, while prioritizing its…
  • May 4

    Does Minnesota Law Protect Your Franchise from Unreasonable Termination?

    Does Minnesota Law Protect Your Franchise from Unreasonable Termination?
    Like many other states, Minnesota offers certain protections for termination or cancellation of franchise or distributor relationships.  Under the Minnesota Franchise Act, a franchisor may not cancel a franchise agreement without cause,…
Rank this Week: 1809

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
  • Jun 7

    Commercial ACOs Must Consider Fraud, Antitrust Concerns When Entering Market

    Commercial ACOs Must Consider Fraud, Antitrust Concerns When Entering Market
    Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), a relatively new way to provide health care services to patient populations, have grown in numbers since their promotion in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).
  • Jun 4

    Supreme Court Rules: Class Action Waivers Allowed

    Supreme Court Rules: Class Action Waivers Allowed
    On May 21, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States handed down a highly anticipated ruling clarifying that employers can require employees to sign class action arbitration waivers. It may not sound like a big deal, but employers should…
  • May 31

    How the Lab-testing Firm Theranos Duped the World

    How the Lab-testing Firm Theranos Duped the World
    This article appeared in the Indianapolis Business Journal on May 11, 2018.  I saw the magician David Copperfield in Las Vegas one time. The headline of the act was that he would make an elephant disappear, right before the…
Rank this Week: 2286

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Covers Massachusetts law in the areas of family law, real estate, litigation, and other legal issues. By Alan Pransky.

http://massfamilylawblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    Massachusetts Revises Child Support Guideline

    Massachusetts Revises Child Support Guideline
    Child support in Massachusetts is controlled by Child Support Guidelines. The Guidelines are a formula approach to child support based on the parents' incomes and certain expenses (health, dental, vision, insurance, child care costs, and…
  • Feb 18

    In Massachusetts you can't sue for fraudulent inducement to marry.

    In Massachusetts you can't sue for fraudulent inducement to marry.
    What do you do if you find out that your spouse lied to induce you to marry? What do you do if your spouse married you just to get your money? What do you do if your spouse lied to get you to marry for immigration status? What if you find…
  • Feb 12

    Should you file for divorce because of the new tax law?

    Should you file for divorce because of the new tax law?
    IIn writing this article I am not encouraging people to file for divorce. In my opinion, the decision to divorce or stay married should be based on a desire to spend the rest of your life with your spouse. It should not be based on…
Rank this Week: 3644

Buffalo NY Attorneys Blog

Buffalo NY Attorneys Blog

Covers New York elder law, estate law, and real estate legal issues. By Robert Friedman.

http://www.wny-lawyers.com/blog/
  • Feb 11

    Are There Additional Penalties When Assault (NY PL 120.00) Is Charged As A Domestic Violence Crime In Buffalo?

    Are There Additional Penalties When Assault (NY PL 120.00) Is Charged As A Domestic Violence Crime In Buffalo?
    Yes, when you are charged with Assault in the Third Degree (NY PL 120.00) as a domestic violence crime in Buffalo, it means that you are alleged to have intentionally or recklessly caused injury to a person who has some sort of intimate…
  • Feb 11

    What Is Sexual Misconduct (NY PL 130.20) In Buffalo?

    What Is Sexual Misconduct (NY PL 130.20) In Buffalo?
    Sexual Misconduct (NY PL 130.20) in Buffalo often serves as a sort of catch-all charge for prosecutors who lack enough evidence to prosecute a defendant on a more serious charge, like rape. On the other hand, it can also serve as a lesser…
  • Feb 11

    Should I Accept A Plea For A Misdemeanor Domestic Violence Charge In Buffalo?

    Should I Accept A Plea For A Misdemeanor Domestic Violence Charge In Buffalo?
    If you’ve been offered a plea deal by the prosecutor in any criminal matter, but especially in a domestic violence case, you should consult an experienced Buffalo criminal defense attorney right away. While many people see the word…
Rank this Week: 3690

Bulgarian Legal Blog

Bulgarian Legal Blog

Covers legal problems that UK and Irish investors face with their investments (mainly in properties) in Bulgaria. By Milen Hristov.

http://mhlegal.eu/blog/
  • Sep 16

    Buying or creating an airline in Bulgaria (AOC holder)

    Buying or creating an airline in Bulgaria (AOC holder)
    All airlines and AOC holders, registered in Bulgaria benefit of the country’s EU membership and all connected Single Sky and Open Skies agreements. Country’s location is quite beneficial as it is almost in the middle on the…
  • Feb 25

    Bulgarian Aircraft Register should be open

    Bulgarian Aircraft Register should be open
    Bulgarian Civil Aviation Authority is responsible for keeping the aircraft register of Bulgaria i.e. records of all aircraft registrations, aircraft ownership rights, dry or wet lease contracts records. Bulgarian aircraft register is not very…
  • Jul 15

    Temporary replacement of aircraft engine in Bulgaria

    Temporary replacement of aircraft engine in Bulgaria
    If an aircraft engine fails, the airline can make a temporary engine replacement until the rightful owner (lessor) allows permanent engine replacement. Sometimes in case of financial problems the aircraft is seized by creditor or the…
Rank this Week: 3488

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers business litigation, real estate, and equine law. By Adina T. Stern.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigationattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3370

California Condo & HOA Law…

California Condo & HOA Law Blog

Covers affordable housing, elections, collections, boards and committees. By Beth Grimm.

http://communityassociations.net/cacondoguru/
  • Jun 17

    HOA Earthquake Insurance, To Buy or Not to Buy?

    HOA Earthquake Insurance, To Buy or Not to Buy?
    I am going to give my annual plug for earthquake insurance for HOAs. I have written a whole article about it which appears in the Articles section on my website at www.californiacondoguru.com. Here is an excerpt explaining something few…
  • Jun 12

    CALL TO ARMS ON CALIF SB 721-HOA BALCONY REPAIRS

    CALL TO ARMS ON CALIF SB 721-HOA BALCONY REPAIRS
    CALL TO ARMS ON CALIF SB 721-HOA BALCONY REPAIRS I just wrote about this bill yesterday and today got this call to arms, which I am passing on to you. To learn more about the pros and cons and problems tied to this proposed California law,…
  • Jun 10

    HOA LEASING RESTRICTIONS – ARE THESE PROPOSED AMENDMENTS LEGAL?

    HOA LEASING RESTRICTIONS – ARE THESE PROPOSED AMENDMENTS LEGAL?
    Here are some questions posed to me about leasing restrictive amendments: My HOA has presented the membership (of mostly seniors) a leasing amendment to our Declaration. A number of Owners are concerned. Question One: Amendment caps rentals…
Rank this Week: 353

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/
  • May 21

    California Delta Tunnels: The Project Is Flowing Along

    California Delta Tunnels: The Project Is Flowing Along
    Just a few month ago, the Delta Tunnels, dubbed the WaterFix, was sputtering due to a lack of funds and environmental hurdles. Governor Jerry Brown’s administration was forced to consider a phased-in approach that called for building…
  • Feb 25

    Update: The Future of the California WaterFix and Delta Tunnel

    Update: The Future of the California WaterFix and Delta Tunnel
    After state officials said that they will press ahead with a scaled-down, $10.7-billion version of the long-planned Delta Tunnels, the massive two-tunnel project in the heart of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is still a viable option, in…
  • Feb 4

    Update: Where is the California High-Speed Rail Project Headed?

    Update: Where is the California High-Speed Rail Project Headed?
    Nine years after California voters narrowly approved a nearly $10-billion bond to launch the $64-billion statewide High-Speed Rail project, residents and officials are wondering where the project is headed in 2018 and beyond. The narrative…
Rank this Week: 4616

California Eminent Domain Report

California Eminent Domain Report

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

http://www.californiaeminentdomainreport.com
  • May 29

    New Eminent Domain Opinion Discusses Admissibility Rules for Valuation Witnese

    New Eminent Domain Opinion Discusses Admissibility Rules for Valuation Witnese
    One of the unique things about eminent domain cases is that a set of specific procedural rules govern the admissibility of valuation evidence at trial.  A new unpublished opinion from the Court of Appeal, San Bernardino County…
  • May 1

    FERC to Consider Adjustments to Use of Eminent Domain for Gas Pipeline

    FERC to Consider Adjustments to Use of Eminent Domain for Gas Pipeline
    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently issued a Notice of Inquiry seeking input on whether to adjust its policies and procedures for reviewing and issuing authorizations for natural gas transportation…
  • Apr 26

    Is Meaningful Eminent Domain Reform Finally On The Horizon?

    Is Meaningful Eminent Domain Reform Finally On The Horizon?
    Many states have enacted eminent domain reform since the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2005 decision in Kelo v. City of New London, which broadly defined “public use” to include the government’s acquiring property for…
Rank this Week: 3399

California Foreclosure Blog

California Foreclosure Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure. By Jason S. Buckingham.

http://jasonbuckingham.activerain.com/
  • Jan 6

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid
    Happy (?) New Year everybody. First off, a toast: here's to getting out of the last decade. We had multiple bubble market bursts (lest we forget the dot-com burst of 2000-2001), and the US entered the world of post-terrorism (in)security. I…
  • Jan 6

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid
    Happy (?) New Year everybody. First off, a toast: here's to getting out of the last decade. We had multiple bubble market bursts (lest we forget the dot-com burst of 2000-2001), and the US entered the world of post-terrorism (in)security. I…
  • Jul 21

    Phoenix mini-bubble: (more) market manipulation

    Phoenix mini-bubble: (more) market manipulation
    AP put out a story yesterday about "bidding wars" that are affecting home values in the greater Phoenix area. The article states that in several markets throughout the country, prices on bank-owned homes are being inflated by a combination of…
Rank this Week: 3811

California Land Use Blog

California Land Use Blog

Covers land use law for developers, owners and businesses. By Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://landuselaw.jmbm.com/
  • Aug 18

    JMBM Government, Land Use and Environmental Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America® Guide

    JMBM Government, Land Use and Environmental Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America® Guide
    Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is proud to announce 18 of its attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the list of Best Lawyers in America®  for 2018. Among those, three are members of…
  • Apr 20

    Double Deja Vu: AB 219 is Reinstated!

    Double Deja Vu: AB 219 is Reinstated!
    PREVAILING WAGE LAW is California’s “other” minimum wage. It requires workers to be paid union wages on publicly funded construction projects. But in recent years, the law in California has EXPANDED well beyond its initial…
  • Apr 20

    Double Deja Vu: AB 219 is Reinstated!

    Double Deja Vu: AB 219 is Reinstated!
    PREVAILING WAGE LAW is California’s “other” minimum wage. It requires workers to be paid union wages on publicly funded construction projects. But in recent years, the law in California has EXPANDED well beyond its initial…
Rank this Week: 3495

California Legal Blog

California Legal Blog

Covers business, real estate, estate planning, probate, trusts, wills, intellectual property and civil litigation. By Anker Hymes & Schreiber LLP.

http://ankerhymesschreiberllp.com/
  • Apr 10

    Landlords Beware: “Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite”

    Landlords Beware: “Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite”
    Most of us are familiar with the little rhyme: “Good night. Sleep tight. Don’t let the bedbugs bite”.  This age-old rhyme has taken on a special meaning for Los Angeles landlords as Los Angeles juries have awarded…
  • Jan 22

    Elder Law: Top Challenges Upcoming Seminar

    Elder Law: Top Challenges Upcoming Seminar
    Los Angeles Attorney KC Marie Knox will be a featured speaker at the National Business Institute’s (NBI) upcoming seminar “Elder Law: Top Challenges” on Friday, February 16, 2018. KC Marie Knox is a partner with…
  • Aug 7

    KC Marie Knox Recognized in the Valley Lawyer Art Contest

    KC Marie Knox Recognized in the Valley Lawyer Art Contest
    Los Angeles Attorney KC Marie Knox isn’t just a talented lawyer. She has a creative, artsy side that made recent news. KC was recognized by the San Fernando Valley Bar Association’s “Valley Lawyer” magazine for her…
Rank this Week: 2707

California Real Estate Lawyers…

California Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Published by Law Office of James J. Falcone

http://www.calrealestatelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2765

Campanella Law Blog

Campanella Law Blog

Covers recent court decisions, pending legislation, real estate updates and business matters.

http://campanellalawfirm.com/blog
  • May 24

    Real Property Ownership Interests in New York Explained

    Real Property Ownership Interests in New York Explained
    Although you may not realize it or at least give it too much thought, whenever you purchase real property (i.e., real estate) in New York, you have options as far as how the property is titled between co-owners. Although not every option is…
  • Apr 25

    WHAT TYPE OF WARRANTY CAN HOME BUYERS EXPECT IN NEW YORK?

    WHAT TYPE OF WARRANTY CAN HOME BUYERS EXPECT IN NEW YORK?
    The purchase of a new home is always a big move, regardless of one’s age or financial status. When considering such a purchase, one question that may come to mind is what protections do I have against the seller down the road? Am I…
  • Apr 11

    ESTATE PLANNING CHECKLIST: Making Your Family's Life as Easy as Possible When You Pa

    ESTATE PLANNING CHECKLIST: Making Your Family's Life as Easy as Possible When You Pa
    As people move through their lives, they hit certain milestones along the way: getting a driver’s license; graduating college; getting married; celebrating the birth of their first child; and yes, even drafting your first will is a…
Rank this Week: 3210

Cardozo Real Estate Law…

Cardozo Real Estate Law Association

The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law's student run, real estate law association.

http://cardozorela.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 162

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
  • Jun 15

    How to Get Clients Involved in Discovery

    How to Get Clients Involved in Discovery
    Before you start discovery, you need to have a plan. Your client should be an integral part of that plan. Here are four ways to get your client involved in discovery decisions. Interview your client. Your client is an essential and relatively…
  • Jun 13

    8 Steps to Preparing a 3-Day Notice of Eviction

    8 Steps to Preparing a 3-Day Notice of Eviction
    Preparing a 3-day notice to pay rent or quit? Use this checklist to be sure that you get the form and content of the notice right. ___ Put it in writing, but signing is optional. Under CCP §1161, the 3-day notice to quit must be in…
  • Jun 11

    What You Can’t Ask a Juror During Voir Dire

    What You Can’t Ask a Juror During Voir Dire
    When selecting a jury for a civil trial, counsel has pretty wide latitude in terms of the scope of voir dire questions. But there are limits. Counsel has a basic right to examine prospective jurors to ascertain whether grounds exist to…
Rank this Week: 780

Central California Law Blog

Central California Law Blog

Discusses business, property and consumer debt issues. By Ken Jorgensen.

http://fresno-law.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 8

    Buying a Home? Make Sure the Agent Considers You a "Client" and not a "Customer"

    Buying a Home? Make Sure the Agent Considers You a "Client" and not a "Customer"
    Buying a home in Fresno, California?  If yes, the house will likely be listed by a real estate agent.  This article is written for those of you that decide to buy the house from the listing agent.  (You know, you called the…
  • Jun 30

    Riley v. California: Privacy in the contents of a Cell Phone?

    Riley v. California: Privacy in the contents of a Cell Phone?
    Last week, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled in a case regarding the privacy a person can expect from the contents within a cell phone.  As an attorney, I have slowly began text messaging clients and I and my can have come to expect…
  • Jun 27

    Wrongful Foreclosure: "MERS" Is Found Clear of Wrongdoing by 9th Circuit

    Wrongful Foreclosure: "MERS" Is Found Clear of Wrongdoing by 9th Circuit
    Foreclosed homeowners hate "MERS", or Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.  MERS has wrongfully foreclosed on thousands of homeowners through their shoddy record keeping practices.  Despite its horrible reputation, this…
Rank this Week: 2380

Chicago Law Source

Chicago Law Source

Features articles on real estate litigation and legal representation. By Alisa Levin.

http://chicagolawsource.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 4

    Is Your Chicago Real Estate Lawyer Killing Your Deal? Here's How You Know

    Is Your Chicago Real Estate Lawyer Killing Your Deal? Here's How You Know
    Hello internet friends!  Happy day! I hope you are doing well, watching our Indian summer turn into Fall, and hoping for some worthy sweater and fire-pit weather before Old Man Winter shows.  Here at Levin Law, I've been insanely busy and…
  • May 26

    Pssst!!!! Got a Contract With Your Lawyer? Be Sure You Understand It!

    Pssst!!!! Got a Contract With Your Lawyer? Be Sure You Understand It!
    Has Your Lawyer Given You a Contract or Retainer Agreement?  Check it before you wreck it! Hello and happy holidays from Alisa Levin at Levin Law, Ltd.!  I had an interesting thing happen recently and it reminded me that sometimes clients…
  • May 26

    If You Don't Want an Attorney to Do Things For You, Then Do Not Hire One!

    If You Don't Want an Attorney to Do Things For You, Then Do Not Hire One!
    Hi All! Happy almost-summer in the Chicagosphere, I hope you are all well.  I have an interesting situation to write about today - so I thought I would share in my usual fashion, as news you can use... so let's go!  Recently, a former…
Rank this Week: 4496

CityLand

CityLand

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

http://www.citylandnyc.org/
  • Jun 15

    City Invests $40 Million In Brooklyn Navy Yards Project

    City Invests $40 Million In Brooklyn Navy Yards Project
    Addition of manufacturing and creative space supports City goals to provide more middle-class jobs. On June 13, 2018, Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development, Alicia Glen, together with the Brooklyn Navy Yards and Steiner NYC,…
  • Jun 14

    Construction Begins On Renovation of Upper East Side Community Center

    Construction Begins On Renovation of Upper East Side Community Center
    Senior center and youth center in NYCHA housing will have kitchen and bathrooms upgraded. On June 8, 2018, City Council Member Ben Kallos, together with the New York City Housing Authority, announced the start of renovations and upgrades for…
  • Jun 13

    Additions Proposed For Expansion Of Frick Collection

    Additions Proposed For Expansion Of Frick Collection
    After 2014 plan was withdrawn in face of public outcry, museum presented Selldorf-designed proposal to create more space for exhibitions, conservators, and educational programs. On May 29, 2018, the Landmarks Preservation Commission…
Rank this Week: 828

Colorado Homeowners Association…

Colorado Homeowners Association Law Blog

Covers community associations, covenant enforcement, and governance. By Winzenburg Leff Purvis & Payne.

https://www.cohoalaw.com/
  • May 24

    Continuing the WLPP Warehouse Lecture Series – Continuing Education for Community Association Manager

    Continuing the WLPP Warehouse Lecture Series – Continuing Education for Community Association Manager
      Our Warehouse Lecture Series offers regular half-day class sessions, providing four hours of DORA-approved Community Association Manager Continuing Education credits. The second session of 2018 is scheduled for Friday, June 15, 2018.…
  • May 23

    Big Changes to Pre-CCIOA Budget Approval Processes Coming July 1, 2018!

    Big Changes to Pre-CCIOA Budget Approval Processes Coming July 1, 2018!
      As the title of this post suggests, as of July 1, 2018, there are big changes coming to those communities formed before July 1, 1992. Seemingly out of the blue, our legislature this year decided with little fanfare that it was time to…
  • Feb 26

    HOAs Still Able to Regulate Breed, Size and Weight of Dog

    HOAs Still Able to Regulate Breed, Size and Weight of Dog
    An amended version of House Bill 18-1126 ('HB 1126"), which would have stopped HOAs in Colorado from prohibiting dogs in the communities based solely on breed, weight or size, was killed today in the Colorado House of Representatives on a 34…
Rank this Week: 1112

Condo & HOA Law Blog

Condo & HOA Law Blog

Covers issues around condominium ownership, homeowners associations, and construction defects. By Barker Martin.

http://www.barkermartin.com/blog/condo-hoa-blog
  • May 30

    WCIOA Presentations!

    WCIOA Presentations!
    For those that were not able to attend our recent presentations on the Washington Common Interest Ownership Act ("WCIOA"), Barker Martin is offering to have our attorneys come to your management company and review the key aspects of this new…
  • May 18

    What's Your Authority?

    What's Your Authority?
    I was reminded this week of a common pitfall: Don't choose your authority to fit the argument you're trying to make at the time.
  • May 8

    WCIOA Will Become Law This Summer - Are You Ready?

    WCIOA Will Become Law This Summer - Are You Ready?
    Whether any of us are truly ready or not, the Washington Common Interest Ownership Act ("WCIOA") takes effect on July 1, 2018. That date will be here sooner than you think. Are you ready?
Rank this Week: 3896

Condo Development Blog

Condo Development Blog

Provides commentary to real estate developers, builders, and land use planners. By Robson Carpenter LLP.

http://www.rcllp.ca/condo/
  • Feb 13

    Strict Compliance with the Terms of an Agreement is required to Strictly Enforce Contractual Right

    Strict Compliance with the Terms of an Agreement is required to Strictly Enforce Contractual Right
        The Takeaway The terms of a contract govern the relationship between the contracting parties.  If a party intends to strictly enforce a contractual right that party must have strictly complied with the prerequisite…
  • Feb 6

    Renewal of a Commercial Lease and the Doctrine of Waiver

    Renewal of a Commercial Lease and the Doctrine of Waiver
    The Take Away Once a party waives an enforceable legal right its ability to then enforce such right is not immediate. The Case A recent decision of the Court of Appeal reaffirmed the manner in which a party may revoke … Continue…
  • Apr 7

    Man Lawyer

    Man Lawyer
    Post by: Craig Robson When I was a junior lawyer, (back before computers) I worked in a firm with a senior counsel who was of an age to have fought in the first World War.  At the time, one of my … Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 3530

Construction Industry Blog

Construction Industry Blog

Follows the construction industry and related legal topics. By Womble Carlyle.

http://wombleconstruction.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 20

    Paradoxe

    Paradoxe
    For the past six months or so, I've been using ConsensusDOCS agreement forms wherever I can reasonably do so ---- meaning that I'm using them for projects on which there is not an owner or architect who insists on using AIA documents. I…
  • Jun 18

    ConsensusDOCS for Public Contracts? Yes, In South Dakota

    ConsensusDOCS for Public Contracts? Yes, In South Dakota
    It will be interesting to see how quickly South Dakota begins using ConsensusDOCS for public contracts after the February 2009 legislation permitting the use of the "ConsensusDOCS 200 Standard Agreement and General Conditions Between Owner…
  • Mar 23

    How do you measure damages when a construction blunder saves an owner $200 million?

    How do you measure damages when a construction blunder saves an owner $200 million?
    A recent story out of Las Vegas, covered in the NY Times, poses an interesting question for construction and real estate lawyers ---- what would be the measure of damages for defective construction, the result of which is estimated to save…
Rank this Week: 1139

DSV Construction Law Blog

DSV Construction Law Blog

Covers construction law, green building, and public contract law. By Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP.

http://drewrysimmonsvornehm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 3600

Eminent Domain and Real Estate…

Eminent Domain and Real Estate Valuation

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://eminentdomain.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jun 5

    Borrower Not Entitled To Attorneys’ Fees Under PA Act 6 Based Solely On Affirmative Defense

    Borrower Not Entitled To Attorneys’ Fees Under PA Act 6 Based Solely On Affirmative Defense
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that a Philadelphia homeowner was not entitled to attorneys’ fees under a PA consumer protection law because filing affirmative defenses doesn’t qualify as filing an…
  • May 29

    Ride Sharing May Decrease Values Near Subways and Bus Stop

    Ride Sharing May Decrease Values Near Subways and Bus Stop
    It is clear that ride sharing has impacted the real estate community. One possible change is the value of properties near subways and bus stops. According to Bloomberg, “ride-sharing services such as Uber Technologies…
  • May 29

    Ohio Supreme Court Remands Lowe’s Tax Assessment Due To New Case Law

    Ohio Supreme Court Remands Lowe’s Tax Assessment Due To New Case Law
    The Ohio Supreme Court on Tuesday vacated an Ohio Board of Tax Appeals decision affirming a county appraiser’s $8.8 million valuation of a Lowe’s Inc. property. The Court found, in a 4-3 decision, that new case law required…
Rank this Week: 2308

Eminent Domain Blog

Eminent Domain Blog

Covers condemnation and real estate law. By David B. Snyder of Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://eminentdomain.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jun 5

    Borrower Not Entitled To Attorneys’ Fees Under PA Act 6 Based Solely On Affirmative Defense

    Borrower Not Entitled To Attorneys’ Fees Under PA Act 6 Based Solely On Affirmative Defense
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that a Philadelphia homeowner was not entitled to attorneys’ fees under a PA consumer protection law because filing affirmative defenses doesn’t qualify as filing an…
  • May 29

    Ride Sharing May Decrease Values Near Subways and Bus Stop

    Ride Sharing May Decrease Values Near Subways and Bus Stop
    It is clear that ride sharing has impacted the real estate community. One possible change is the value of properties near subways and bus stops. According to Bloomberg, “ride-sharing services such as Uber Technologies…
  • May 29

    Ohio Supreme Court Remands Lowe’s Tax Assessment Due To New Case Law

    Ohio Supreme Court Remands Lowe’s Tax Assessment Due To New Case Law
    The Ohio Supreme Court on Tuesday vacated an Ohio Board of Tax Appeals decision affirming a county appraiser’s $8.8 million valuation of a Lowe’s Inc. property. The Court found, in a 4-3 decision, that new case law required…
Rank this Week: 4059

Endangered Species and Wetlands…

Endangered Species and Wetlands Report

Covers the Endangered Species Act, wetlands and takings law. By Steve Davies.

http://www.eswr.com/
  • Nov 28

    ESWR reaches end of the road

    ESWR reaches end of the road
    Message from Editor/Publisher Steve Davies I regret to inform you that I have decided to stop publishing Endangered Species & Wetlands Report. This decision did not come easily, but after failing for too long to meet a monthly publication…
  • Nov 13

    Riverside fairy shrimp CH upheld, but more briefing ordered

    Riverside fairy shrimp CH upheld, but more briefing ordered
    Critical habitat for the Riverside fairy shrimp was upheld by U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson today. The ruling came in a challenge from landowners who want to build a recycling center and landfill on 57 acres in San Diego County.…
  • Nov 10

    BLM releases final EIS for Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan

    BLM releases final EIS for Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan
    PRESS RELEASE, 11/10/15 Interior Department, State of California Announce Innovative Strategy for Renewable Energy and Conservation on Public Lands in California Desert Renewable energy milestone continues to advance Administration’s…
Rank this Week: 646

Fair Housing Defense

Fair Housing Defense

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://fairhousing.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 2305

Family Property

Family Property

An English law site covering land and trusts, particularly within a family law context. By Sheila Hamilton Macdonald.

http://familyproperty.org.uk/newblog/
  • Apr 21

    Lawyers in Glass Houses (or, indeed, Cubicles)

    Lawyers in Glass Houses (or, indeed, Cubicles)
    Not long ago, I visited two very different solicitors’ offices in the space of the same week. The first was a stone-built Victorian warren of rooms in a rural Derbyshire market town. The firm had been in the same premises since at least…
  • Apr 11

    G v G: A Correction

    G v G: A Correction
    It has been brought to my attention that the parties in G v G were not Polish nationals, as I reported in my previous post, but British nationals. I have corrected the post to reflect this.
  • Feb 17

    G v G: A TLATA Jurisdiction Dispute

    G v G: A TLATA Jurisdiction Dispute
    G v G [2015] EWHC 2101 (Fam) Trusts of Land – Application by H to dismiss or stay W’s TLATA claim for order for sale and equal division of proceeds — Appropriate Jurisdiction for Claim – Matrimonial financial remedies…
Rank this Week: 1923

Farah Legal Blog

Farah Legal Blog

Covers personal injury, car accidents and real estate law in Texas.

http://www.farahlegal.com/news/
  • Apr 5

    Real Estate: Smart Hacks and Scams to Avoid

    Real Estate: Smart Hacks and Scams to Avoid
    Revealing The Scams Targeting Seniors Despite the numerous legal safeguards, checks and counters that the US’s financial system rely on, there is always another loophole exploited by scammers. This is especially true due to the fluid…
  • Jul 19

    Farah Law Firm Featured on NBC 5 DFW for Foul Real Estate Issue

    Farah Law Firm Featured on NBC 5 DFW for Foul Real Estate Issue
    NBC 5 DFW recently interviewed real estate attorney Michael Farah to discuss a pesky problem affecting residents of a northwest Arlington neighborhood. A large flock of migratory egrets has descended on their homes, and 76-year-old Norma…
  • May 25

    Understanding Earnest Money

    Understanding Earnest Money
    Especially if you’re a first-time homebuyer, earnest money can be a little confusing. You probably didn’t think you’d have to pay anything until actually purchasing the home! What is earnest money? Earnest money is, in…
Rank this Week: 2175

Farah Legal Blog

Farah Legal Blog

Covers real estate law and injury law.

http://www.farahlegal.com/news/
  • Apr 5

    Real Estate: Smart Hacks and Scams to Avoid

    Real Estate: Smart Hacks and Scams to Avoid
    Revealing The Scams Targeting Seniors Despite the numerous legal safeguards, checks and counters that the US’s financial system rely on, there is always another loophole exploited by scammers. This is especially true due to the fluid…
  • Jul 19

    Farah Law Firm Featured on NBC 5 DFW for Foul Real Estate Issue

    Farah Law Firm Featured on NBC 5 DFW for Foul Real Estate Issue
    NBC 5 DFW recently interviewed real estate attorney Michael Farah to discuss a pesky problem affecting residents of a northwest Arlington neighborhood. A large flock of migratory egrets has descended on their homes, and 76-year-old Norma…
  • May 25

    Understanding Earnest Money

    Understanding Earnest Money
    Especially if you’re a first-time homebuyer, earnest money can be a little confusing. You probably didn’t think you’d have to pay anything until actually purchasing the home! What is earnest money? Earnest money is, in…
Rank this Week: 2513

FIRPTA Tax Blog

FIRPTA Tax Blog

Covers tax, real estate and property law. By Directs LLP.

https://www.firptataxblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1302

Florida Association Law Blog

Florida Association Law Blog

Covers condo and HOA law. By Daniel Wasserstein.

http://floridaassociationlawblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    Wasserstein, P.A. – 2018 Legislative Update

    Wasserstein, P.A. – 2018 Legislative Update
      561-288-3999 danw@wassersteinpa.com 2018 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE This shall serve as Wasserstein, P.A.’s newsletter regarding recent legislative changes of which you should be aware.  Please note that the following is only a…
  • Jul 13

    Wasserstein, P.A. – 2017 Legislative Update

    Wasserstein, P.A. – 2017 Legislative Update
    561-288-3999 danw@wassersteinpa.com 2017 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE This shall serve as Wasserstein, P.A.’s newsletter to our clients regarding recent legislative changes of which you should be aware.  Please note that the following is…
  • Jul 13

    Wasserstein, P.A. – 2015 Legislative Update

    Wasserstein, P.A. – 2015 Legislative Update
    561-288-3999 danw@wassersteinpa.com 2015 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE This shall serve as Wasserstein, P.A.’s newsletter to our clients regarding recent legislative changes of which you should be aware.  As of July 1, 2015 the most…
Rank this Week: 3435