PRACTICE AREAS

Real Property

  • Real Property Acquisitions, Sales, and Leasing
  • Loan Document Review and Opinion Letters
  • Deeds, Deeds of Trusts, Loan Agreements, and Promissory Notes
  • Title Insurance Issues and Title Review
  • Property Owner Association Law
  • Construction Defect
  • Covenants, Conditions & Restrictions
  • Escrow Documents
  • Grant Deeds/Quitclaim Deeds/ Assignments
  • Boundary disputes
  • Landlord/Tenant Disputes
  • Easement Agreements and Joint Use and Maintenance Agreements
  • Property Tax matters
  • California Department of Real Estate Licensing
  • California Department of Real Estate Subdivision Public Reports

Land Use

  • Mapping and Permitting
  • Subdivisions
  • Environmental Review
  • Condominium Conversions
  • Municipal Law and Administrative Advocacy
  • Planning and Development/Redevelopment
  • Zoning
  • Legislative and Administrative Approvals
  • Planned Development Projects

Homeowners Associations

  • Document Interpretation and Amendment
  • Annual Meetings/Membership Meetings
  • Board Member Duties/Responsibilities
  • Rules Adoption and Enforcement
  • Architectural Review and Control
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Director and Officer Liability
  • Violations of Rules, CC&Rs, Architectural Guidelines
  • Litigation of Civil Matters

Dispute Resolution/Litigation

Dispute resolution and litigation regarding real estate related matters, including, but not limited to:

  • Real Estate Agent/Broker v. Homeowner Disputes
  • Neighbor Disputes
  • Breach of Contract
  • Quiet Title
  • Slander of Title
  • Nuisance
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Agent/Broker Liability
  • Breach of Lease
  • Adverse Possession

Business

  • Entity formation (limited liability companies, partnerships, corporations, joint ventures), with focus on formation for real estate investment and development
  • Contract drafting, review and interpretation
  • Acquisition and Disposition of Business Interests