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Overview of the Divorce Process

October 15, 2019

The number one question clients ask is how long it will take to complete my divorce. Below is an overview of the divorce process and our attempt to answer this is question. The answer largely depends on a number of factors and the actions of the opposing party. The divorce process involves two parties, two […]

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Top 10 Things to Avoid in Divorce Cases – Family Law

November 28, 2018

As anyone who’s gone through a divorce can tell you, the process is rarely easy. Tensions run high, and couples often make poor decisions in the heat of the moment. Given the mountain of financial, practical and emotional details that have to be sorted, it’s not surprising so many couples wind up making critical mistakes […]

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Unlawful Detainer Stay of Execution Due to Hardship Under CCP §918 in California

October 09, 2018

Unlawful Detainer Stay of Execution Due to Hardship In California, a landlord who wins an eviction case (unlawful detainer) and receives a judgment for possession of the property must act immediately to enforce the judgment by obtaining a Writ of Possession. Depending on county sheriff processing times, the time from obtaining a judgment for possession […]

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Dual agency under scrutiny: UPDATE – Horiike v Coldwell Banker

April 09, 2017

California Supreme Court clarifies the fiduciary duty of seller’s agent in dual agency transactions In 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1171 requiring real estate brokers and their salespeople to disclose when they are acting as dual agents (representing both sides in a commercial real estate transaction), and what duties they owe clients. […]