Brown v. Montage's Prohibition on Short Term Rentals

HOA Cannot Change Rules to Prohibit Short Term Rentals –Brown v. Montage

Updated on September 23, 2021 In the recent 2021 case of Brown v. Montage at […]

Real Estate Attorney Zachary Schorr Obtains Another Quiet Title Win

Real Estate Attorney Zachary Schorr Obtains Another Quiet Title Win

Updated on September 13, 2021 Yesterday, lead real estate attorney Zachary Schorr was successfully in […]

Los Angeles Partition Attorney

Rising Real Estate Prices = More Partitions in Los Angeles

Updated on September 13, 2021 In the last six months there is no doubt that […]

Do I Have to Pay Rent During the Coronavirus Outbreak?

Do I Have to Pay Rent During the Coronavirus Outbreak?

Updated on September 13, 2021 Do I have to pay rent during the Coronavirus outbreak? […]

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Why Our Lawyers Like To Draw

Updated on September 13, 2021 At Schorr Law our Los Angeles Real Estate attorneys really […]

JUDGMENT OBTAINED BY REAL ESTATE ATTONREY IN LOS ANGELES, ZACHARY SCHORR, IN REAL ESTATE MATTER

Judgment Obtained! in Real Estate Matter

Updated on September 13, 2021 We are pleased to report another successful judgment. Yesterday, Schorr […]

AirBnB Occupant Who Won’t Leave – A Lodger?

AirBnB Occupant Who Won’t Leave – A Lodger?

Updated on September 11, 2021 Last night we posted an article on LinkedIn that is […]

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Writ of Attachment to Enable Judgment Collection

Updated on September 2, 2021 In our October 15, 2013 blog post, we dealt with using […]

Switching Attorneys? Here’s What You Need To Do.

Switching Attorneys? Here’s What You Need To Do

Updated on September 13, 2021 ContentsHow to Change Attorney in the Middle of Your CaseRelated […]

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Reviewing your Leases with Landlords and Tenants

Updated on September 8, 2021 Landlords, have you reviewed your leases with your tenants? Tenants, have […]

A Landlord’s Obligation to Return a Security Deposit

A Landlord’s Obligation to Return a Security Deposit

Updated on September 21, 2021 ContentsLandlord Obligations in Returning a Security Deposit to a Tenant […]

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Mansionization in Los Angeles

Updated on August 16, 2021 There was an interesting article in the Los Angeles Times […]

Assumption Financing on a Pre-Existing Loan

Assumption Financing on a Pre-Existing Loan

Updated on September 2, 2021 What are a buyer’s options when purchasing a property encumbered […]

San Luis Obispo Real Estate Attorneys

San Luis Obispo County Real Estate Attorneys

Updated on September 13, 2021 San Luis Obispo Real Estate Attorneys who specialize in real estate […]

What is a Lien Waiver?

What is a Lien Waiver?

Updated on September 2, 2021 Contractors, subcontractors, laborers, and material suppliers are all entitled to […]

REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST ADVISOR TALKING TO CLIENTS

Real Estate Investment Trusts

Updated on September 13, 2021 What are real estate investment trusts? What are the basics […]

Regulatory Taking Claimant Successful on Appeal to Supreme Court

California Supreme Court Says Regulatory Taking Ripe

Updated on September 13, 2021 Can a regulatory taking claim be filed even if the […]

Letters of Intent (LOI): 5 Key Issues to Know

Letters of Intent (LOI): 5 Key Issues to Know

Updated on October 11, 2021 In the context of leasing, or buying and selling real […]

Steps after filing a probate petition

Steps After Filing a Probate Petition

Updated on September 13, 2021 What are the next steps after a petitioner is done […]

Forfeiture of Right to Disqualify an Arbitrator

Forfeiture of Right to Disqualify an Arbitrator

Updated on July 22, 2021 Can parties to an arbitration disqualify an arbitrator prior to, […]

How Does Escrow Relate to Buying a Home?

How An Escrow Relates to Buying a Home

Updated on September 3, 2021 ContentsWhat is an Escrow in Real Estate?Are Funds in Escrow […]

Protect Your Trust Beneficiary Interest

How to Protect Your Trust Beneficiary Interest in Probate

Updated on August 10, 2021 Do you need help to protect your trust beneficiary interest […]

New HOA Rental Restrictions to the Davis-Stirling Act

New HOA Rental Restrictions to the Davis-Stirling Act

Updated on August 6, 2021 ContentsIs that HOA Rental Clause Illegal?New HOA Rental RestrictionsBan on […]

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What are some of the considerations when filing an Unlawful Detainer during COVID-19?

Updated on August 6, 2021 ContentsCOVID Eviction: Unlawful DetainerDoes county or city moratorium applies to […]

First Offer Clause in USC School of Theology v. CGU

First Offer Clause in USC School of Theology v. CGU

Updated on May 20, 2021 Case Study: First Offer Clause in University of Southern California […]

Can You Lose Your Home to Unpaid Consumer Debt?

Can You Lose Your Home to Unpaid Consumer Debt?

Updated on August 1, 2021 Is it possible to lose your home to unpaid consumer […]

Petition to Determine Distribution Rights

Petition to Determine Distribution Rights

Updated on September 17, 2021 ContentsFiling a Petition to Determine Distribution RightsOrder for Final Distribution […]

Hiring an attorney when purchasing a home

Hiring an attorney when purchasing a home

Updated on July 23, 2021 ContentsShould I hire an attorney when buying a house?What does […]

Can a minor enter into a contract

Can a Minor Enter Into a Contract Answer With Decided Case Law

Updated on July 17, 2021 Can a minor enter into a contract? Under what circumstances […]

are you personally liable for property taxes on property you do not own

Are You Liable for Property Taxes on Property You Don’t Own?

Updated on May 25, 2021 Can you personally be held liable for property taxes on a […]

If a Future Interest Holder Pays Off Lien, Can they Get Reimbursed?

Updated on February 10, 2021 If a future interest holder pays off a lien to […]

Enforcing Shopping Center Leases & CC&Rs – Part 1

Enforcing Shopping Center Leases & CC&Rs

Updated on June 23, 2021 ContentsIssues That May Arise From Shopping Center LeasesIf a landlord […]

Lease Subordination, Non-disturbance, and Attornment Clauses

Lease Subordination, Non-disturbance, and Attornment Clauses

Updated on January 22, 2021 What are lease subordination, non-disturbance, and attornment clauses? The survivability […]

What Are Your Lease Rights After Foreclosure?

What Are Your Lease Rights After Foreclosure?

Updated on June 20, 2021 Do you have any lease rights after foreclosure of a […]

Standard vs ALTA Title Policy

The Difference Between a CLTA and ALTA Title Policy

Updated on July 14, 2021 ContentsCLTA Vs. ALTA Title PolicyCLTA Title PolicyCLTA Policy CostALTA Title […]

Can Somebody Take Away Property Gifted to You?

Can Somebody Take Away Property Gifted to You?

Updated on June 15, 2021 You receive a property from a family member or friend, […]

Increase of the California Homestead Exemption

Increase of the California Homestead Exemption

Updated on November 24, 2020 On September 18, 2020, the California Legislature filed Assembly Bill […]

Priorities Between Leasehold Interests and Deeds of Trust

What is the Impact of Between Leasehold Interests and Deeds of Trusts?

Updated on July 14, 2021 ContentsLeasehold and a Deed of TrustLeasehold InterestsDeed of TrustDeed of […]

does a property owner have a right to a view?

Does a Property Owner Have A Right to a View?

Updated on December 3, 2020 Do California property owners have a right to a view? […]

Damages for Breach of a Purchase and Sales Contract

What Are the Damages for Breach of a Purchase and Sales Contract?

Updated on September 3, 2021 There are many types of damages to consider for a […]

How Long Does It Take to File a Complaint?

How Long Does It Take to File a Complaint?

Updated on November 13, 2020 Can you file a complaint in a couple of days? […]

Difference Between the California and Federal Arbitration Act

Difference Between the California and Federal Arbitration Act

Updated on July 1, 2021 In Our Previous post  we discussed Does My Arbitration Clause […]

How to Remove a Tenant from Property You Purchased

How to Remove a Tenant from Property You Purchased?

Updated on May 26, 2021 In this blog post, we discuss how to remove a […]

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Deed of Trust Priorities

Updated on June 19, 2021 This discussion covers the security of the borrowed funds through […]

5 Tips for Preparing for a Property Tax Sale Auction

5 Tips for Preparing for a Property Tax Auction in Los Angeles

Updated on September 14, 2021 A property tax auction in Los Angeles is a sale […]

How to Clear Title for Property Purchased through a Tax Sale

How to Clear Title for Property Purchased through a Tax Sale

Updated on May 20, 2021 Property purchased through a tax sale can be a good […]

Conveying Property You Don't Own

Conveying Property That You Do Not Own

Updated on September 10, 2021 This blog discusses conveying property in general as well as […]

Does My Arbitration Clause Require Me to Arbitrate My Real Estate Dispute?

Does My Lease Arbitration Clause Require Me to Arbitrate My Real Estate Dispute?

Updated on September 11, 2020 ContentsPart 1: Arbitration Clauses in Residential Leases Are Invalid and […]

Personal Representatives In Probate

What are Personal Representatives In Probate?

Updated on July 15, 2021 Contents4 Different Types of Personal Representatives in ProbateProbate Executor of […]

Heggstad Petition: Putting Property Into a Trust After Death

Heggstad Petition: Putting Property Into a Trust After Death

Updated on July 15, 2021 A person’s trust may serve many purposes, one of which […]

What is the California Homestead Exemption?

What is the California Homestead Exemption?

Updated on September 23, 2020 A homestead generally refers to a judgment debtor’s principal dwelling. […]

Los Angeles County Superior Court Videoconferencing Transparency

Los Angeles County Superior Court Videoconferencing Transparency

Updated on March 4, 2021 Videoconferencing in LA County Superior Court Not many good things […]

Different ways you can hold title

What are the Different Ways you can Hold Title for Your Property in California?

Updated on September 9, 2021 ContentsDifferent Ways You Can Hold Title to PropertyHow the New […]

What Happens to Your Property After Getting Married?

What Happens to Your Property After Getting Married?

Updated on August 13, 2020 What happens to your separately owned property after getting married? […]

How to Record Real Estate Documents in California

How to Record Real Estate Documents in California

Updated on May 6, 2021 What are some of the different ways to record real […]

Community Property Presumptions

Community Property Presumptions

Updated on August 5, 2020 California is one of a handful of states that use […]

30-60 Day Notice to Terminate a Residential Lease

30/60 Day Notice to Terminate a Residential Lease

Updated on September 7, 2021 Contents60-day Notice to Vacate California 2021Step 1:  Determine the Type […]

General Duties of a Real Estate Broker

General Duties of a Real Estate Broker

Updated on August 5, 2020 What are the general duties of a real estate broker? […]

Why is it Important to get a Land Survey before Purchasing Real Property?

Why is it Important to get a Land Survey before Purchasing Real Property?

Updated on July 1, 2021 Purchasing real property is a big investment. One way to […]

How Does A California Probate Fee Schedule Work?

How are Probate Fees Calculated in California? 2021 Guide

Updated on July 6, 2021 ContentsPersonal Representative and Attorney FeesHow to Calculate Probate Attorney FeesAmount […]

Consulting with an Expert Witness Prior to Filing a Lawsuit

Consulting with an Expert Witness Prior to Filing a Lawsuit

Updated on May 20, 2021 ContentsWhich claims require consulting with an expert?Who need Expert Witness?What […]

The Consequences of Home Title Fraud

What are the Consequences of Home Title Fraud?

Updated on July 15, 2021 ContentsConsequences of Home Title FraudHave you become a Victim of […]

What is Home Title Fraud?

What is Home Title Fraud?

Updated on July 15, 2021 ContentsHow Common Home Title Fraud?What Causes Home Title Fraud?Phishing Personal […]

Measuring Damages for Damages to Trees

Measuring Damages for Damages to Trees

Updated on June 25, 2020 What is the measure of damages for cases involving damages […]

Fixtures – When Personal Property Becomes Real Property

Fixtures – When Personal Property Becomes Real Property

Updated on June 29, 2020 When is it that personal property becomes real property? This […]

Evictions Following Non-Judicial Foreclosure Sale

Evictions Following Non-Judicial Foreclosure Sale

Updated on June 23, 2020 In late 2018, the California Supreme Court (the “Court”) issued […]

California Environmental Quality Act: Environmental Impact Analysis

California Environmental Quality Act (Part 2): Environmental Impact Analysis

Updated on July 2, 2020 Last week we covered steps one and two of The […]

The California Environmental Quality Act: An Overview

The California Environmental Quality Act: An Overview

Updated on June 16, 2020 In part one of this blog, we will discuss an […]

How to Expunge a Lis Pendens

How to Remove, or Expunge a Lis Pendens?

Updated on July 22, 2021 ContentsWhat is a Lis Pendens?Expunge a Lis PendensRelated posts: What […]

How to Enforce Easement Maintenance Obligations

How to Enforce Easement Maintenance Obligations

Updated on May 20, 2021 In our previous post, we discussed the relative duties of […]

Valerie Li Featured in HomeLight.com

Valerie Li Featured on HomeLight.com

Updated on June 10, 2020 One of Schorr Law’s real estate attorneys, Valerie Li, recently […]

Easement Disputes An Overview

Easement Disputes: An Overview

Updated on May 24, 2021 ContentsWhat is an Easement?What are the Most Common Types of […]

Should Easement Users Help Pay for Maintenance?

Should Easement Users Help Pay for Maintenance?

Updated on May 20, 2021 Can the owner of an easement ask or demand that […]

What are Boundary Disputes?

What are Boundary Disputes or Property Line Disputes?

Updated on September 23, 2021 ContentsLand Boundary DisputesThe Basics on Boundary Disputes – What are […]

Commercial Three-Day Notices While Eviction Court is Closed

Commercial Three-Day Notices While Eviction Court is Closed

Updated on June 22, 2021 ContentsNotice Period by Landlord while Eviction Court is ClosedHow to […]

Owner Builder Construction Los Angeles

Construction by an Owner-Builder

Updated on May 20, 2021 An owner-builder is someone who plans on constructing, repairing, or […]

Property Tax Late Fees During COVID-19

Do You Still Have to Pay Property Taxes During COVID-19?

Updated on October 19, 2021 As many homeowners know, property taxes are paid yearly in […]

Remote Mediation During COVID-19

Remote Mediation During COVID-19

Updated on May 21, 2021 ContentsRemote Mediation Possibility during COVID-19?What other options are there?Remote Mediation […]

Schorr Law Moves Forward with Videoconference Depositions and Mediations

Schorr Law Moves Forward with Videoconference Depositions and Mediations

Updated on September 2, 2021 Moving Cases Forward with Zoom Video conference Depositions and Mediation […]

Licensing Through a Qualifying Contractor in Los Angeles

Contractor Licensing Through a Qualifying Contractor

Updated on October 8, 2021 In this blog, we will talk about contractor licensing through […]

How to Start a Probate Conservatorship?

Updated on July 6, 2021 ContentsTypes of Probate ConservatorsWhen Conservatorship is NecessaryProcess to Starting a […]

The Distinctions Between Real Property and Personal Property

What is the Difference Between Real Property and Personal Property?

Updated on September 27, 2021 Schorr law’s practice concentrates on litigating matters relating to real […]

Is Your Construction Business “Essential”?

Is Your Construction Business “Essential”?

Updated on April 30, 2020 Is my construction business “essential”? Can I continue to work? […]

How To Stop Your Neighbor from Tearing Down Fence

How Do I Stop My Neighbor from Tearing Down My Fence if the Courts Are Closed?

Updated on September 27, 2021 ContentsState Emergency due to PandemicNeighbor Removed My FenceHow to Resolve […]

Competing Business - Orozco v. WPV San Jose, LLC

Competing Business – Orozco v. WPV San Jose, LLC

Updated on June 22, 2021 It takes a substantial effort when negotiating a commercial lease. […]

The Difference Between Quiet Title, Easements, and Adverse Possession

The Difference Between Quiet Title, Easements, and Adverse Possession

Updated on June 23, 2021 For disputes involving title to real property, you may encounter […]

Can Landlords Evict Tenants Before Coronavirus Ends?

Can Landlords Evict Tenants Before Coronavirus Ends?

Updated on April 23, 2020 Can a landlord evict tenants before coronavirus or the stay […]

Landlord Rights During Coronavirus

What are your Rights as a Landlord During Coronavirus?

Updated on September 15, 2021 ContentsCan you Evict a Tenant who has not Paid Rent?Commercial […]

Mechanic's Liens during Coronavirus

Mechanic’s Liens during Coronavirus

Updated on April 21, 2020  The Use of Mechanic’s Liens during Coronavirus (when clients can’t […]

Landlord Require You to Provide Additional Information

Can Your Landlord Require You to Provide Additional Information for Coronavirus Rent Deferment?

Updated on June 23, 2021 In previous blog rent relief during the coronavirus, we have talked […]

Statute of Limitations is Tolled by California Judicial Council

Statute of Limitations is Tolled by California Judicial Council

Updated on April 13, 2020 The California Judicial Council has tolled the Statute of Limitations […]

Three Exceptions to Local Zoning Ordinances

Three Local Zoning Ordinance Exceptions

Updated on April 16, 2020 The precursor to any discussion about zoning is a discussion […]

What Does it Mean to Buy or Sell a House “As-Is”

What does it mean when a property is sold “As-Is”?

Updated on September 9, 2021 ContentsWhat does As-Is Mean in Real EstateAs-Is Misinterpretation?Does “As Is” […]

Real Estate Fraud: Identifying Predatory Professionals and Straw Buyers

Real Estate Fraud: Identifying Predatory Professionals and Straw Buyers

Updated on July 15, 2021 ContentsHow to Identify Predatory Professionals and Straw BuyersRelated posts: How […]

Commercial Landlord’s Duty to Mitigate Damages

Commercial Landlord’s Duty to Mitigate Damages

Updated on September 17, 2021 This blog post explores the commercial landlord’s duty to mitigate […]

The Importance of Having a Written Lease

The Importance of Having a Written Lease

Updated on April 7, 2020 For both landlords and tenants, it is important to have […]

Current Court Operations in California as of April 3, 2020

Current Court Operations in California as of April 3, 2020

Updated on April 3, 2020 ContentsHere is an overview of current Court Operations in California […]

General Building Contractor Restrictions

General Building Contractor Restrictions

Updated on April 3, 2020 ContentsAre there any restrictions as to what type of construction […]

Analysis of Sweetwater on Anti-SLAPP Evidentiary Standards

Anti-SLAPP Evidentiary Standards Analysis

Updated on April 4, 2020 In the recent case of Sweetwater Union High School v. […]

The Tenant Protection Act

What is the Tenant Protection Act 2019 in California?

Updated on July 1, 2021 ContentsCaps Rent HikesIs Property Subject to Rent Control?Landlord Tenant Protection […]

What is a deed?

What is a Deed?

Updated on April 3, 2020 What is a deed? Are there different types of deeds? […]

Access to Your Leased Commercial Premises During a Pandemic

Access to Your Leased Commercial Premises During a Pandemic

Updated on March 29, 2020 During a pandemic, does the landlord still have to provide […]

Why It's Important to Hire Licensed Contractors

Why It Is Important to Hire Licensed Contractors

Updated on March 31, 2020 Thinking of not hiring licensed contractors to work on your […]

Top 5 Litigation Traps Posed by the Coronavirus

Top 5 Litigation Traps Posed by the Coronavirus

Updated on March 27, 2020 In this blog post, we focus on 5 litigation traps […]

Issues in Closing Your Real Estate Purchase or Sale During Coronavirus

Using Civil Code Section 1511 to Delay Your Real Estate Transaction

Updated on May 27, 2020 ContentsTips for Selling And Buying Property During The Time Of CoronavirusWhat Happens […]

C.A.R. Coronavirus Addendum

New C.A.R. Coronavirus Addendum Form

Updated on March 25, 2020 In this blog we will be touching base on the […]

Does the Force Majeure (Act of God) Provision Excuse my Rent Payment?

Does the Force Majeure (Act of God) Provision Excuse my Rent Payment During Coronavirus?

Updated on April 7, 2020 Does the Force Majeure (Act of God) Provision in my […]

Event Cancellation Coverage and The Coronavirus Outbreak

Event Cancellation Coverage and The Coronavirus Outbreak

Updated on March 19, 2020 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is affecting everyone’s lives.  To add to the […]

Rent Relief During The Coronavirus (Covid 19)?

Rent Relief During The Coronavirus (Covid 19) Pandemic

Updated on March 19, 2020 With the spread of the Coronavirus there are certain unavoidable […]

Evictions During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Updated on June 18, 2021 In this blog, we will discuss what happens to evictions […]

Quiet Title Considerations

Quiet Title Considerations To Know When Filing A Quite Title Action

Updated on July 16, 2021 A quiet title action is a civil action filed with […]

Introduction to Conditional Use Permits

Conditional Use Permits

Updated on March 5, 2020 What Are Conditional Use Permits? Conditional use permits (CUP) are granted […]

Quiet Title A General Overview

Why Would Someone File a Quiet Title Lawsuit in California?

Updated on September 9, 2021 If you are searching for answers to questions like Who […]

Public Entities Win on Inverse Condemnation

Public Entities Win on Inverse Condemnation

Updated on February 21, 2020 Last year the California Supreme Court (the “Court”) heard City […]

Statute of Frauds: Agreements That Need to Be in Writing

Statute of Frauds: Agreements That Need to Be in Writing

Updated on June 29, 2021 ContentsStatute of Frauds Real EstateTo Satisfy the Statute of Frauds, […]

Quieting Title to Forged Deeds of Trust

Quieting Title to Forged Deeds of Trust

Updated on February 13, 2020 In this post, we will be discussing quieting title to […]

5 Things to Consider Before Subleasing

5 Things to Consider Before Subleasing

Updated on March 23, 2020 Thinking about subleasing a property sometime in the near future? […]

Limited Jurisdiction Actions

Limited Jurisdiction Actions

Updated on February 6, 2020 Depending on the nature of your claim, filing in limited […]

Quiet Title v. Partition

Quiet Title v. Partition

Updated on May 20, 2021 ContentsShould you file for a Quiet Title or Partition Action?Quiet […]

Things to Consider Before You Sign a Commercial Lease

Things to Consider Before You Sign a Commercial Lease

Updated on February 6, 2020 Are you considering  leasing commercial property in the state of […]

Litigation Guarantees: An Overview

Litigation Guarantees: An Overview

Updated on January 15, 2020 Prior to initiating an action to foreclose a lien, quiet […]

Marvin Agreements and Real Property

Marvin Agreements and Real Property

Updated on October 14, 2020 In a modernizing world, social stigmas are changing, and not […]

Special Rules to Buy and Sell Probate Property

Special Rules to Buy and Sell Probate Property

Updated on September 16, 2021 ContentsBuy and Sell Probate PropertySelling Probate PropertyNotice of Proposed Action: […]

Home Improvement Construction Contracts

Home Improvement Construction Contracts

Updated on December 24, 2019 Certain home improvement construction contracts (contracts in excess of $500) […]

The Implied Covenant of Quiet Enjoyment

The Implied Covenant of Quiet Enjoyment

Updated on August 10, 2021 ContentsFor Tenant Rights ProtectionFor Residential and Commercial LeasesIf Landlord Breach […]

When to Request a Statement of Decision

When to Request a Statement of Decision

Updated on December 7, 2019 This is the second part of the two-part series on […]

Can Creditors Sell Community Property to Satisfy Spouse’s Debt?

Can Creditors Sell Community Property to Satisfy Spouse’s Debt?

Updated on November 29, 2019 In California, property owned by spouses domiciled in California are […]

Why is a Building Permit Important?

Why is a Building Permit Important?

Updated on November 25, 2019 A building permit is the official written authorization from the […]

The Escrow Process

The Real Estate Escrow Process In California

Updated on September 2, 2021 ContentsEscrow Process in CaliforniaDesignate Escrow HolderOpens EscrowCheck for Conditions for […]

The Purpose of a Statement of Decision

The Purpose of a Statement of Decision

Updated on November 21, 2019 This and the next blog will be a two-fold discussion […]

Litigation Guarantees in a Mechanic’s Lien Foreclosure

Litigation Guarantee in a Mechanic’s Lien Foreclosure

Updated on November 15, 2019 In today’s post, we discuss the importance of obtaining a […]

Using a Writ of Possession to Enforce Unlawful Detainer Judgments

Using a Writ of Possession to Enforce Unlawful Detainer Judgments

Updated on September 3, 2021 ContentsWho Issue Writ of Possession in CaliforniaWrit of Possession Issue […]

Purchase Options & Fixed-Term Leases

Purchase Options & Fixed-Term Leases

Updated on October 18, 2019 By law, purchase options are not essential terms to a […]

How Contractor’s Licenses Protect Homeowners and Contractors

How Contractor’s Licenses Protect Homeowners and Contractors

Updated on December 5, 2019 Knowingly or unknowingly many homeowners enter into agreements with unlicensed […]

Issues in Enforcing a Judgment Lien

Issues in Enforcing a Judgment Lien

Updated on September 27, 2021 ContentsWhat does Judgement lien mean in California?Abstract of JudgmentJudgment Lien […]

Purchaser Under Trustee Deed's Requirement to Perfect Title

You Must Perfect Title Before Bringing Eviction Action

Updated on August 12, 2021 Is a purchaser of real property under a trustee’s deed required […]

What is a Record of Survey?

Updated on September 2, 2021 A record of survey is a detailed map that documents […]

What is a Statute of Limitations?

What is a Statute of Limitations?

Updated on October 28, 2019 A statute of limitations is the specific time period a […]

Rent Obligations Following Exercise to Purchase

Rent Obligations Following Exercise to Purchase

Updated on November 1, 2019 Lease purchase options can be valuable.  However, without the proper […]

5 tips For Partitioning Real Property With Family

How a Property Can Be Partitioned Between Co-Owners

Updated on August 19, 2021 In case you are looking for answers to questions like […]

Public Easement Termination by Abandonment

Updated on May 24, 2021 ContentsWhy Public Easement Termination by Abandonment?Some ExceptionRelated posts: Why Public […]

Enforcing a Settlement on the Record at Deposition Under 664.4

CCP §664.4: Enforcing a Settlement Agreement on Record

Updated on September 25, 2019 Most civil cases settle; but when they do, how do […]

Community Real Property Spouse or Domestic Partner Joint Ownership

Community Real Property: Spouse or Domestic Partner Joint Ownership

Updated on September 11, 2019 Each year, tens of thousands of California couples obtain a […]

Golem v. Fahey (1961) 191 Cal.App.2d 474_commercial tenant

Golem v. Fahey: Can a Commercial Tenant Rescind its Lease?

Updated on September 11, 2019 Can a commercial tenant rescind its lease after becoming aware […]

The Basics of Adverse Possession

The Basics of Adverse Possession

Updated on July 4, 2021 ContentsAn Overview of Adverse PossessionHow Adverse Possession WorksA Quiet Title […]

ADVERSE POSSESSION AGAINST AN ESTATE

Adverse Possession Against an Estate

Updated on August 15, 2019 Adverse possession can arise in several different situations.  This blog […]

How Long Should You Wait to File for Probate?

How Long Do You Have to File Probate After Death in California?

Updated on September 10, 2021 There are some question that you should as your attorney, […]

Adverse Possession Requirement- Property Taxes

Adverse Possession Requirement: Property Taxes

Updated on June 17, 2021 A claimant seeking to acquire property by adverse possession must […]

Avoiding Real Property Purchase and Sale Pitfalls

Avoiding Real Property Purchase and Sale Pitfalls

Updated on June 15, 2021 In this blog, we will discuss avoiding purchase and sale […]

Security Pacific National Bank v. Wozab (1990) 51 Cal.3d 991

Can a Secured Lender Take Money from a Borrower’s Bank Account For Past Due Loan Payments?

Updated on July 12, 2019 A secured lender may not setoff funds from a borrower’s bank account […]

The Trade Fixtures Doctrine

Trade Fixtures In a Commercial Leases

Updated on October 4, 2021 ContentsCalifornia Commercial Tenants Rights While VacatingCommercial Tenant Take back their […]

The Difference Between a Lien and a Levy

The Difference Between a Lien and a Levy

Updated on August 19, 2021 Liens and levies are two different ways a creditor can collect on an […]

Zachary Schorr Discusses Landlord Tenant Issues on National Radio

Zachary Schorr Discusses Landlord Tenant Issues on National Radio

Updated on August 20, 2019 This morning, Schorr Law’s Zachary Schorr, was on XM Satellite […]

When Is It Necessary to File for Probate?

When Is It Necessary to File for Probate?

Updated on July 16, 2021 ContentsWhen is it Necessary to Apply for ProbateHow Probate Proceed?When […]

Super Priority Liens for Remediation of Real Property

Updated on May 14, 2019 Generally, the rule is that a lien is first in […]

The Escrow Agent – Duties and Liabilities

Who is the Escrow Agent and What are the Duties and Liabilities in Real Estate

Updated on June 15, 2021 ContentsWho is the Escrow AgentEscrow Agent’s Duties and LiabilitiesRelated posts: […]

Joint Owner’s Right to Sell or Encumber Real Property

Joint Owner’s Right to Sell or Encumber Real Property

Updated on September 9, 2021 It is fundamental to joint ownership that each owner has […]

3 Things First Time Homebuyers Should be Aware Of

3 Things First Time Homebuyers Should be Aware Of

Updated on June 15, 2021 There is no better feeling than buying your very own […]

What Is An Escrow Agent?

Updated on August 13, 2021 ContentsAn Escrow AgentEscrow Agent DefinitionEscrow Agent DutiesRelated posts: An Escrow […]

Leaking Ceilings? Wet Floors? What Should I Do?!

Leaking Ceilings? Wet Floors? What Should I Do?!

Updated on May 9, 2019 The recent large amount of rain Southern California has enjoyed […]

How to Challenge an Arbitration Award

How to Challenge an Arbitration Award

Updated on December 3, 2019 In one of our last posts, we discussed how to […]

Purchase and Sale Pitfalls Due Diligence and Disclosures

Purchase and Sale Pitfalls: Due Diligence and Disclosures

Updated on December 3, 2019 Buying or selling residential and commercial real estate can come […]

What is a Reverse Mortgage?

What is a Reverse Mortgage?

Updated on July 2, 2021 ContentsReverse Mortgage MeaningHow does a Reverse Mortgage WorkReverse Mortgage – […]

What is Lease Abandonment?

What is Lease Abandonment?

Updated on August 30, 2019 What is “lease abandonment”? And how could that affect me? […]

Three Reasons Why Arbitration is Better than Litigation

Three Reasons Why Arbitration Can Be Better than Litigation

Updated on August 10, 2021 ContentsArbitration vs. LitigationChoice of ArbitratorQuicker ResolutionSame DiscoveryRelated posts: Arbitration vs. […]

Electronic Service with E-Filing - Inconsistency Warning!

Electronic Service with E-Filing – Inconsistency Warning!

Updated on February 13, 2019 As you have probably heard by now, at the start […]

5 Types of Real Estate Taxes

What Are the Different Types of Real estate Property Taxes? 5 Examples

Updated on October 19, 2021 President Lyndon B. Johnson once said: “In 1790, the nation […]

Negotiating Exclusive Use Provisions

Negotiating Exclusive Use Provisions

Updated on December 3, 2019 In a prior post, we introduced the topic of exclusive use […]

How to Enforce Real Estate Transfer Contracts in Probate Court

How to Enforce Real Estate Transfer Contracts in Probate Court

Updated on July 8, 2021 ContentsEnforcement of a Real Estate ContractUse Remedy of Specific PerformanceProponent […]

Is Your 3-Day Notice to Pay Rent or Quit Valid?

Is Your 3-Day Notice to Pay Rent or Quit Valid?

Updated on May 9, 2019 How do you know if you got served a valid […]

What is a Sublease and When Can You Do It?

What is a Sublease and When Can You Do It?

Updated on May 9, 2019 You are going away for business for an extended time, […]

Termination of a Public Utility Easement in a Public Right of Way

Termination of a Public Utility Easement in a Public Right of Way

Updated on May 24, 2021 In a previous post, we explained the nature of a […]

Termination of a Public Right of Way by Abandonment Via Non-Use

Termination of a Public Right of Way by Abandonment Via Non-Use

Updated on May 20, 2021 A public road or any other public property devoted to […]

Contractual Right to Arbitration When Enforcing a Mechanic’s Lien

Contractual Right to Arbitration When Enforcing a Mechanic’s Lien

Updated on August 30, 2019 How do you preserve your contractual right to arbitration when […]

Los Angeles Passes Short Term Vacation Rental Law

Updated on December 12, 2018 The City of Los Angeles finally passed its first attempt […]

Reciprocal Easement Agreements – Considerations

Reciprocal Easement Agreement – Considerations

Updated on May 20, 2021 As we previously discussed in an earlier blog post, reciprocal […]

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How to buy a Commercial Real Estate Property?

Updated on July 1, 2021 There are many aspects to consider when purchasing commercial real […]

Listing Agreements for Commercial/ Residential Properties

Commercial/ Residential Property Listing Agreements

Updated on November 29, 2018 A real estate broker can play an important role in […]

Nonsuit and Motion for Judgment

Nonsuit vs Motion for Judgment at Trial

Updated on August 6, 2021 ContentsMotion for NonsuitWhen should proceed motion for nonsuitRelated posts: Motion […]

How to Differentiate Between Quitclaim Deed Vs Grant Deed California?

Updated on September 13, 2021 ContentsQuitclaim Vs. Grant DeedWhat is a Grant Deeds in Los […]

Joint Tenancy vs. Tenancy in Common

Joint Tenancy vs Tenants in Common California

Updated on September 14, 2021 ContentsWhich is Better Tenants in Common or Joint Tenants?Joint Tenancy […]

The California Civil Code Section 1950.7 Waiver

What is the California Civil Code Section 1950.7 Waiver?

Updated on October 5, 2021 ContentsSecurity Deposit California Civil Code 1950.7Civil Code Section 1950.7 (c) […]

Remedies for Defects on Recently Purchased Property

Remedies for Defects on Recently Purchased Property

Updated on November 2, 2018 Have you ever purchased what you thought was your dream […]

Elements of an Inverse Condemnation Action

Updated on September 27, 2021 In a previous blog post, we introduced the concept of […]

Reciprocal Easement Agreements

Reciprocal Easement Agreements

Updated on May 24, 2021 In commercial real estate, reciprocal easement agreements (REAs) are commonly […]

What to Do When Having a Dispute with Your Neighbor

What to Do When Having a Dispute with Your Neighbor

Updated on May 20, 2021 What should you do if you are having a dispute […]

Pay Attention to Your Title Insurance Policy

Pay Attention to Your Title Insurance Policy

Updated on June 16, 2021 Many homeowners are aware of the title insurance policy obtained through […]

5 Tips for Ownership Disputes Involving Title to Real Property

5 Tips for Ownership Disputes Involving Title to Real Property

Updated on October 16, 2018 One of the most common cases we see are ownership […]

Continuing vs Permanent Trespass

Continuing vs Permanent Trespass

The statute of limitations for trespass is three years.  However, the time the statute of […]

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What is The Purpose of Expert Witnesses?

Updated on May 20, 2021 ContentsRole of Expert WitnessesIn Partition CasesIn Real Estate Fraud CasesReal […]

Fraudulent Liens on Your Property

Updated on December 3, 2019 What can or do you do when you find out […]

Just Compensation Principles – Eminent Domain Proceedings

Updated on October 6, 2021 ContentsUnderstanding Eminent Domain and Just CompensationJust Compensation PrinciplesNeutral Party Fair […]

Commercial Tenancies and Mitigation

Commercial Tenancies and Mitigation Strategy

Updated on July 22, 2021 ContentsCommercial TenanciesCalifornia Civil Code Section 1951.2Landlord’s Duty to Mitigate DamagesRestrictions […]

Issues When Negotiating Co-Tenancy Clauses in Commercial Leases

Negotiating Commercial Lease Co-Tenancy Clauses

Updated on October 18, 2018 There are a couple of issues to look for when […]

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Light and Air Preservation Ordinance

Updated on December 3, 2019 In high-density neighborhoods that are common in the Greater Los […]

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Simultaneously Recorded Liens and Priorities

Updated on September 14, 2018 Part one of this two-part series discussed California’s system of […]

Neighboring Fence Maintenance

Neighboring Fence Maintenance

Updated on August 15, 2018 Maintaining a harmonious and neighborly relationship requires adjoining landowners to […]

Inverse Condemnation: Compensation for Loss of Private Property

Inverse Condemnation: Compensation for Loss of Private Property

Updated on October 8, 2021 In this blog, we will be introducing inverse condemnation, a […]

Arbitration and Mediation Clauses in CAR Form Purchase Agreements

Arbitration and Mediation Clauses in CAR Form Purchase Agreements

Updated on August 2, 2018 Most standard California Association of Realtors form purchase agreements include […]

Liens and Priorities: Part 1

Updated on July 26, 2018 This is the first part of a two-part series on […]

Recording Fees Have Gone Up

Updated on July 14, 2018 As of January 1, 2018, California now imposes another fee […]

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What is a “base year” in Commercial Leases?

Updated on July 13, 2018 Before we explain the importance of a base year in […]

The Difference Between Mediation, Arbitration, and Litigation

The Difference Between Mediation, Arbitration, and Litigation

Updated on July 9, 2018 The terms mediation, arbitration and litigation are often casually tossed around as different […]

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Pop-Up Shops

Updated on June 15, 2018 There is no question that e-commerce has changed the consumer […]

Difference Between Grant Deeds and Quitclaim Deeds

Difference Between Grant Deeds and Quitclaim Deeds

Updated on October 5, 2021 ContentsWhat is Deed?Difference between Grant Deeds and Quitclaim Deeds?Related posts: […]

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What Is an Abstract of Judgment & How to File for It?

Updated on August 10, 2021 What is an abstract of judgment and how to fill […]

Slander of Title Action: An Overview

Slander of Title Action: An Overview

Updated on December 3, 2019 Most people are familiar with a defamation lawsuit, which are […]

What Happens When a Family Member Dies Without A Will?

What Happens When a Family Member Dies Without A Will?

Updated on July 8, 2021 ContentsCalifornia Intestate Succession LawsIf the Decedent was Married or UnmarriedRelated […]

What Happens to Property After the Death of Joint Tenants

What Happens to Property After the Death of Joint Tenants

Updated on July 29, 2021 ContentsWhat Happens if Both Joint Tenants Dies?Transferring the Joint TenancyRelated […]

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When Is Mediation in Real Estate Used?

Updated on May 21, 2021 Whether you are in pre-litigation or already embroiled in a […]

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What are the Different Partition Action Outcomes

Updated on June 17, 2021 Like any other lawsuits, the outcome of a partition action […]

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What to Look For In a Property Survey?

Updated on September 27, 2021 ContentsWhat is a Property Survey and Why is it Important?Legal […]

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Understanding “Grandfathered Property Rights”

Updated on June 26, 2021 When facing a property dispute, many astute homeowners will look […]

Trial Lawyer in Los Angeles

How To Pick a Trial Lawyer in Los Angeles

Updated on June 13, 2018 So – what does it mean to be a trial […]

Types of Easements

Different Types of Easements in Real Estate

Updated on September 17, 2021 Are you searching for what are the different types of […]

Linkage Fee and New Developments

The Linkage Fee in New Developments

Updated on June 13, 2018 Los Angeles is known for its lack of affordable housing. […]

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Power of Attorney in Real Estate Transactions

Updated on September 29, 2021 ContentsPower of Attorney to Sell Property in CaliforniaAttorney-in-fact Real EstateStatutory […]

Zachary Schorr Featured in The Wall Street Journal

Updated on April 10, 2018 Have you ever thought about selling your home on your […]

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The Gross Up Provision: A Breakdown

Updated on April 28, 2021 This is a general introduction into the gross up provision […]

California Seniors Entitled to Faster Court Cases

Updated on March 2, 2018 Are California Seniors Entitled to Faster Court Cases? They may […]

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Deadlines to Record a Mechanics Lien

Updated on April 28, 2021 Did you know there were certain deadlines to record a […]

The Rowland Factors: Look Twice Before Crossing

The Rowland Factors: Look Twice Before Crossing

Updated on June 13, 2018 The Rowland Factors were recently used by the California Supreme […]

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Three Common Landlord Schemes

Updated on January 9, 2018 Three common landlord schemes to watch out for. There are […]

5 Things to Disclose When Selling Your House

Updated on October 6, 2021 ContentsWhy Should Seller Disclose?Five Things to disclose When Selling Your […]

How Mistakes on a Deed Can Impact Chain of Title

How Mistakes on a Deed Can Impact Chain of Title?

Updated on October 8, 2021 ContentsWrong Name on Title DeedsWhat Happens When a Title Company […]

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5 Tips for Mediating Real Estate Disputes

Updated on May 18, 2021 At Schorr Law, our real estate attorneys have participated in […]

Choosing a Real Estate Agent

Three Tips for Choosing a Real Estate Agent For Your Business

Updated on September 14, 2018 Choosing a real estate agent can be quite a task. […]

Geographic Targeting Order In Effect for LA County

Updated on September 14, 2018 The Geographic Targeting Order has gone into effect in the […]

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How to Remove a Mechanics Lien From Your Home?

Updated on October 8, 2021 ContentsRemove a Mechanics Lien From Your HomeLetter Demanding Lien RemovalWhen […]

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Post Probate Partition for Inherited Property

Updated on July 9, 2021 ContentsPartition of an Inherited Home after ProbateWhat to do in […]

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Leases and Assignments – The Benefit of Express Assumption

Updated on November 7, 2017 Whenever a tenant assigns its rights under a lease to […]

Why a Lis Pendens is Important in Specific Performance Claims

Updated on June 23, 2021 We see this happen a lot. Seller wants to sell […]

Does Your Property Comply With The ADA?

Updated on April 6, 2018 Worried about whether your property complies with the ADA? Many […]

Automatic Homestead and Declared Homestead

A Further Look Into the Declared and Automatic Homestead

Updated on July 9, 2021 A couple of weeks ago, we wrote a blog on […]

Can a Home Seller or Buyer Back Out of Escrow Contract in California?

Updated on October 5, 2021 ContentsHave You Signed Contract?Can a Home Seller Back Out of […]

Attorneys Fees in Partition Cases – Argues Appeal

Updated on July 22, 2021 ContentsAttorneys Fees in Partition CasesCo-tenancy AgreementLoosing Party ArgumentsRelated posts: Attorneys […]

When Can A Landlord Enter The Premises?

Updated on June 14, 2018 It is not uncommon that at some point during a […]

What is a Constructive Trust in the Context of Real Property?

Updated on September 2, 2021 ContentsConstructive Trust CaliforniaWhat is Constructive Trust?Purpose of a Constructive TrustConstructive […]

What is a Roadway Easement?

Updated on September 14, 2021 ContentsRoadway Easement for Ingress and EgressPurpose of Roadway EasementScope of […]

How Do I Know If My Property Is Rent Controlled in Los Angeles?

Updated on September 10, 2021 ContentsWant to Purchase the Home or ApartmentCheck for Property is […]

Help! My Neighbor Is Building A Fence

Updated on June 14, 2018 It’s a classic problem for homeowners, especially homeowners in a […]

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What Happens After an Unqualified Reversal on Appeal?

Updated on December 3, 2019 What happens after a judgment is reversed on appeal depends […]

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What is The Purpose of the Homestead?

Updated on June 14, 2018 This is the first part of a two-part series on […]

Malibu’s Measure R Deemed “Illegal”

Updated on June 14, 2018 We first heard about Malibu’s Measure R and Whole Foods […]

Monitoring Your Property for Adverse Possession

Updated on July 4, 2021 If you own unoccupied property – whether it be vacant […]

Can a Buyer Close Escrow and Then Sue?

Updated on September 14, 2018 What happens if you discover that the seller misrepresented something […]

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Seller’s Obligation to Disclose Material Facts

Updated on September 29, 2021 ContentsMaterial Fact in Real EstateTransfer Disclosure Statement (TDS)Related posts: Material […]

What is the Agreed-Boundary Doctrine?

Updated on August 4, 2021 ContentsAgreed-Boundary DoctrineTrue Boundary Line Between the ParcelsElement does the Agreed […]

Can You Get A Prescriptive Easement for Parking?

Updated on May 24, 2021 A relatively simple question: Can you get a prescriptive easement […]

What is a Billboard Easement?

Updated on May 24, 2021 Just as sometimes your neighbor might have a right of […]

Importance of Timely Filing a Notice of Appeal

Updated on December 3, 2019 Ordinarily, the first step in the appellate process is to […]

Statute of Limitations for Construction Defect Claims

Updated on December 3, 2019 To determine the statute of limitations for construction defect claims, […]

The Importance of Knowing Your Real Estate Professionals

Real Estate Expert Witness Los Angeles

Updated on May 20, 2021 Sometimes in litigation you need an expert to formulate an […]

Mediating Real Estate Disputes – 5 Tips

Updated on July 28, 2017 In California, most buyers and sellers of residential and multifamily […]

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What is the Purpose of Title Insurance?

Updated on July 4, 2021 ContentsWhy Do You Need Title InsuranceProtecting Your Property TitleTitle Insurance […]

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Schorr Law Named one of the Top 20 Real Estate Law Firms

Updated on August 15, 2017 Schorr Law has been recently notified that it was chosen […]

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When Can a Landlord Keep a Security Deposit?

Updated on September 8, 2017 Many of us have been renters at one point in […]

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Element for Adverse Possession/Prescriptive Easements

Updated on July 4, 2021 One of the factors for obtaining a prescriptive easement or […]

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Recent Changes to Beverly Hills Rent Control Laws

Updated on August 10, 2021 On February 21, 2017, the Beverly Hills City Council (“City […]

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Coaching a Witness During Deposition is Prohibited!

Updated on August 15, 2017 We have been taking a lot of depositions lately and, […]

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What Is an Appraisal Contingency & Why It Matters?

Updated on September 14, 2021 A few years ago, Schorr Law’s real estate attorney in […]

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Neighbor Disputes and Attorney Fees under the Penal Code

Updated on May 21, 2021 Neighbor disputes involving real property are never fun. To sustain […]

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Statutes of Limitation for Quiet Title Claims

Updated on February 6, 2020 At the outset of bringing or defending any claim involving […]

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How to Initiate Probate Litigation in California

Updated on July 9, 2021 ContentsProbate Process in CaliforniaFile a Petition for ProbateRelated posts: Probate […]

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Surface Water and Adjoining Landowners

Updated on August 15, 2017 With the significant rainfall that California has experienced this winter, […]

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Whose Property Line is it, Anyway?

Updated on May 21, 2021 Imagine coming home to find that your neighbor has built […]

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Zachary Schorr Named one of the 5 Best Real Estate Lawyers in Los Angeles

Updated on August 15, 2017 Last week, we discovered an article on Investopedia.com where our Lead […]

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Zachary Schorr Quoted in the Wall Street Journal!

Updated on August 15, 2017 Last week, Schorr Law’s lead trial counsel was quoted in the Wall […]

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Material Facts Unknown to the Buyer/ Tenant

Updated on August 15, 2017 Recently, a non-disclosure case involving eminent domain was decided in […]

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What is a Trust?

Updated on July 12, 2021 Generally, a “trust” is an arrangement that creates fiduciary relationship […]

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Zachary Schorr Quoted on Realtor.com!

Updated on August 15, 2017 Earlier last week, Realtor.com quoted our Lead Trial Attorney Zachary Schorr when […]

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Effecting Transfer of Real Property – What Deed to Use?

Updated on October 6, 2021 There are many types of deeds that are used when […]

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3 Opciones Cuando un Vendedor de Casa Quiere Salir de Contrato

Updated on June 23, 2021 No hay nada mas frustrante que comenzar el proceso de […]

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Amending a Pleading – Kittredge Sports

Updated on August 15, 2017 What do Mammoth Lakes, California, skiing and ski rentals have to […]

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Top Two Real Estate Scams People Fall For

Updated on August 15, 2017 Our real estate fraud attorneys at Schorr Law are frequently […]

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3 Tips Before Buying Property with A Boyfriend or Girlfriend

Updated on August 15, 2017 One of the most common fact patterns we see in […]

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What is a Partition Action In Real Estate?

Updated on July 16, 2021 Sometimes, when two (or more) people own the same piece […]

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Unlawful Detainer: Evictions Pending Appeal

Updated on June 29, 2021 Landlords who successfully litigate unlawful detainer actions should think twice […]

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What is Title Insurance?

Updated on June 16, 2021 If you are buying or selling real property in the […]

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Estimated Rent in Commercial Tenancies CCP 1161.1

Updated on August 15, 2017 Unlike residential unlawful detainer actions, in commercial unlawful detainers the […]

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California Statewide AirBnB Laws Coming?

Updated on August 15, 2017 There was an interesting article in the LA Times today […]

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What is a Homestead Exemption?

Updated on December 3, 2019 A homestead exemption operates to protect a homeowner’s equity in […]

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Partition and Adverse Possession

Updated on July 4, 2021 ContentsPartition Action CaliforniaAdverse Possession CaliforniaRelated posts: Partition Action California A […]

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Commercial Leases: Notice to Landlord and Tenant

Updated on September 10, 2021 ContentsWhat Makes a Commercial Lease Invalid?Related posts: What Makes a […]

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Zachary Schorr Chosen as Winner of the 2017 Corporate Intl Global Award

Updated on August 15, 2017 We are pleased to announce that Corporate INTL has notified […]

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What Are The Remedies for Interference With Easement?

Updated on May 21, 2021 A person who interferes with the use of an easement […]

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Is Foreclosure Debt Collection?

Updated on August 15, 2017 Recently the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal shed some light […]

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When Probate is Necessary and Not Necessary?

Updated on July 9, 2021 ContentsWhat is Probate in California?When Is It Necessary and Not […]

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Pros and Cons of Bridge Loans

Updated on October 27, 2017 A bridge loan is a loan of money to cover […]

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What is Probate? When is Probate Required?

Updated on July 9, 2021 ContentsProbate CaliforniaProbate CourtProbate Attorney Los AngelesRelated posts: Probate California Probate […]

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6 Celebrities Who Faced Eviction

Updated on August 15, 2017 Normal everyday citizens are not the only ones who have real […]

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What is a Writ of Attachment?

Updated on October 6, 2021 ContentsWrit of AttachmentRelated posts: Writ of Attachment Attachment is defined […]

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Proposition 13’s “Change of Ownership” and Common Ownership

Updated on February 6, 2019 When transferring or constructing real property, taxes are a real […]

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C.A.R Purchase and Sale Dispute Resolution

Updated on February 6, 2018 At Schorr Law our real estate attorneys frequently litigate disputes […]

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5 Things to Know about a Transfer on Death Deed (TOD)

Updated on October 9, 2017 On January 1, 2016 Assembly Bill 139 went into effect […]

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What is the Chain of Title?

Updated on May 27, 2021 In real estate terms, the Chain of Title is exactly what […]

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What is Adverse Possession?

Updated on October 5, 2021 Adverse possession is the process of getting the title to a […]

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Contingencies in Purchase and Sale Contracts

Updated on August 15, 2017 In real estate terminology a contingency is a part of […]

What is a Lis Pendens?

What is a Lis Pendens?

Updated on February 4, 2019 Lis pendens is latin for “suit pending”.   It is […]

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2 Tips To Get Ready to Sell Your Home

Updated on November 29, 2017 1.  Prepare Yourself Mentally that the Property May Take Longer to […]

California Unlawful Detainers – Step by Step Overview

Updated on December 6, 2019 California Unlawful Detainer Flow Chart At Schorr Law, understanding and […]

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5 Things to Know Before Buying a House in California

Updated on August 6, 2021 Are you a first time home buyer? In this guide, […]

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5 Things to Consider With Neighbor Lot Line Disputes

Updated on July 22, 2021 ContentsWhat is a neighbor dispute or a lot line dispute?1. […]

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Are Sellers Required to Disclose That Their Property May be Haunted?

Updated on February 6, 2018 Are Sellers required to disclose that their property is haunted?  […]

Schorr Law Ranked No. 27 on 2016 Law Firm 500 List

Updated on September 26, 2017 Los Angeles, California, October 13, 2016 – This past Monday, […]

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Commercial Lease Indemnity Provisions

Updated on September 7, 2018 At Schorr Law, our Los Angeles commercial real estate attorneys […]

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The Ability to Grant Additional Easements over Existing Easements

Updated on May 21, 2021 Schorr Law’s Los Angeles based easement attorneys discuss whether a landowner […]

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Analysis: Anti-Slapp Motions in Landlord Tenant Context

Updated on August 15, 2017 C.C.P. section 425.16 allows for a special motion to strike […]

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5 HOA Member Rights Under the Davis Stirling Act

Updated on October 4, 2021 ContentsDavis Stirling Common Interest Development ActHOA Members Rights in Davis-Stirling […]

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Easy Easements: Is there Such a Thing?

Updated on May 21, 2021 At Schorr Law our real estate lawyers Los Angeles have […]

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Purchase Disputes and the Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing

Updated on August 15, 2017 Every contract contains an implied covenant of good faith and […]

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Commercial Leasing – Rentable versus Usable Square Footgage

Updated on July 10, 2017 What is the difference between rentable and usable square feet? […]

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Mechanic’s Lien Recording Timeframe

Updated on February 2, 2018 Picerne Constr. Corp. v. Castellino Villas In general, Cal. Civ. […]

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Avoiding Mechanic’s Lien Claims by a Notice of Non Responsibility

Updated on December 3, 2019 In previous posts, we discussed the ramifications and requirements for […]

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The Scope of an Express Easement – The Right to Improvement

Updated on May 21, 2021 As discussed in previous posts, an express easement is an […]

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Zachary Schorr on ABC’s World News Tonight

Updated on August 15, 2017 Last Sunday, August 14, 2016, Schorr Law’s lead attorney Zachary Schorr […]

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Schorr Law Gets Partition Fees Awarded for Common Benefit

Updated on May 27, 2021 As busy Los Angeles partition attorneys we are constantly litigating […]

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Bankruptcy & Unequivocal Intent To Assume The Lease

Updated on August 15, 2017 The Law on Assumption or Rejection of Leases Pursuant to […]

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Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions: A Sword and Shield

Updated on August 15, 2017 California has long recognized the validity of reciprocal agreements to […]

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3 Keys to Mechanic’s Liens in California

Updated on October 11, 2021 ContentsMechanics Lien CaliforniaPreliminary Notice RequiredTime Frame for Recording a lienAction […]

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Quieting Title to Real Property – Los Angeles

Updated on April 5, 2021 Quieting title is the process through which a party tries […]

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Property Owner Cannot Create Easement Over Own Land

Updated on May 21, 2021 An easement is defined as a “nonpossessory interest in the […]

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Zachary Schorr Quoted in Media Regarding Collection Matters

Updated on August 15, 2017 The Freelancer recently interviewed attorney Zachary Schorr for an article […]

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Business Innovators Magazine Interviews Zachary Schorr

Updated on July 11, 2017 This past week Business Innovators Magazine interviewed Schorr Law’s lead […]

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Demanding an Accounting in a Partition Claim

Updated on February 7, 2018 In California, especially in Southern California, our Los Angeles partition […]

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The Difference Between a Void and Voidable Deed

Updated on August 15, 2017 In previous blog posts, Schorr Law discussed the effect of a […]

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Back-Up Offers: Negotiation Leverage or Transaction Pitfall?

Updated on August 15, 2017 If you are selling commercial real estate, one of the […]

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What is an Equitable Servitude?

Updated on July 10, 2017 An equitable servitude is a legal term that is used, […]

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The Effect of SNDAs in Commercial Leases at a Foreclosure Sale

Updated on August 15, 2017 A tenant’s rights and obligations after foreclosure will depend on […]

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Why Does Evidence Code 622 for Recitals Matter?

Updated on August 15, 2017 At Schorr Law, our Los Angeles based real estate lawyers […]

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Slander of Title Based on a Recorded Lis Pendens

Updated on August 15, 2017 In our previous blog posts, Schorr Law discussed the effect […]

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What Distinguishes an Easement in Gross From an Appurtenant Easement

Updated on August 5, 2021 ContentsDo Easements Run with the LandEasement Appurtenant Vs Easement in […]

Commercial Lease Notice Provisions Strictly Construed

Commercial Lease Notice Provisions Strictly Construed

Updated on May 8, 2018 By default, a landlord who is seeking to evict a […]

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Expunging a Lis Pendens by Posting a Bond

Updated on August 15, 2017 In many of the real property cases our Los Angeles […]

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Compensation for Business Owners in Eminent Domain

Updated on August 15, 2017 It is well known that under eminent domain law, the […]

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Fair Market Value as Measure of Compensation for Eminent Domain

Updated on August 15, 2017 It is well settled that just compensation must be awarded […]

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Real Estate Attorney Zachary Schorr – Quoted in US News and World Report This Week

Updated on August 15, 2017 Schorr Law’s lead real estate attorney, Zachary D. Schorr, was […]

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Revival of an Easement by Merger

Updated on May 21, 2021 In a recent post, we discussed how easements can be terminated […]

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Impact of a Tenant’s Bankruptcy During Lease Term

Updated on August 15, 2017 A tenant’s bankruptcy or insolvency does not automatically terminate an […]

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Arbitration vs Court: Five Reasons to Choose Court

Updated on August 10, 2021 At Schorr Law, our experienced real estate attorneys are often […]

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Buyer’s Remedy—Specific Performance

Updated on August 15, 2017 When a seller breaches his obligation to convey the property […]

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How To Use a Quiet Title Claim to Get On Title to Real Property

Updated on February 7, 2018 One of the more frequent scenarios we see in our […]

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Ownership of Fixtures

Updated on July 11, 2017 Fixtures are items of personal property that are so attached […]

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Zachary Schorr Wins “Real Estate Litigation Attorney of the Year in California”

Updated on August 15, 2017 Schorr Law is pleased to announce that CorporateINTL has selected […]

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Los Angeles Commercial Lease Attorney – Negotiating an Option

Updated on August 15, 2017 As Los Angeles commercial leasing attorneys we frequently deal with […]

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Extinguishment of Easements by Merger

Updated on August 13, 2021 ContentsEasement Termination by MergerExtinguishment of an Easement by MergerRelated posts: […]

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Commercial Lease Counseling – Exclusive Use Provisions

Updated on August 15, 2017 At Schorr Law, our commercial lease attorneys frequently provide our […]

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Partitioning Property Without A Referee

Updated on February 7, 2018 At Schorr Law, our Los Angeles based partition attorneys have […]

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The Anatomy of a Non-Disclosure Case – Reliance

Updated on February 6, 2018 For real property non-disclosure cases the law is relatively clear. […]

Terminating the Tenancy via a 60-Day Notice prior to filing an Unlawful Detainer

Updated on September 7, 2021 ContentsCalifornia civil code 1946.1California civil code 1942.5Related posts: California civil […]

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Escrow Deposit Disputes – A Bright Line Test

Updated on September 14, 2018 More and more with an active real estate market in […]

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Meet and Confer Now Required Before Demurrer

Updated on August 15, 2017 Effective January 1, 2016 before filing a demurrer in a […]

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Monetary Damages as Part of a Specific Performance Claim

Updated on August 15, 2017 When the buyer is awarded specific performance of a purchase […]

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Specific Performance Against Third Parties

Updated on August 15, 2017 Whenever we are presented with a new specific performance case […]

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Uphill Landowners May be Liable for Damage to Their Downhill Neighbors Caused by Surface Water Run-Off

Updated on August 15, 2017 The weather forecasters claim California is in for a strong […]

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Can a Landlord Enter Rental Property During a Commercial Tenancy?

Updated on August 15, 2017 Certain circumstances warrant a landlord’s entry onto the rental property […]

WHAT IS A PUBLIC UTILITY EASEMENT (PUE)?

What is a Public Utility Easement (PUE)?

Updated on July 2, 2021 Most properties have PUEs. PUE stands for Public Utility Easement. […]

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Whose Responsibility Is It to Maintain a Right-of-way?

Updated on August 6, 2021 ContentsWho Maintains a Right of Way EasementDriveway – Rights and […]

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California Subjacent Support

Updated on July 10, 2017 Everyone knows that real estate in California is quite valuable. […]

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When Does a Mistake Preclude Formation of a Real Estate Contract?

Updated on August 15, 2017 As very active real estate attorneys in Los Angeles, we […]

What Is the Function of Escrow?

What Is the Function of Escrow?

Updated on January 30, 2020 What is the function of escrow? When do you typically […]

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Celebrity Evictions – Beyonce and Jay Z Forced to Move out of Los Angeles Home

Updated on August 15, 2017 There was an interesting article on la.curbed.com last week about […]

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Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts: What They Do

Updated on July 12, 2021 ContentsWhat is an Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust?How an ILIT worksStart […]

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Equitable Easements in California

Updated on July 1, 2021 As we have discussed in previous posts, there are many […]

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Obtain a Prescriptive Easement – How to Prove It

Updated on September 3, 2021 As we discussed in our previous posts, there are many […]

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Recording Priorities For Real Estate in California

Updated on August 15, 2017 As active real estate lawyers in Los Angeles County we […]

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Attorney Zachary Schorr in Money Magazine

Updated on August 15, 2017 Los Angeles Real Estate Attorney Zachary Schorr was recently featured […]

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Schorr Law Successfully Defeats $2.775 Million Specific Performance Claim

Updated on August 15, 2017 Schorr Law is pleased to announce that it successfully defeated […]

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Allowable Rent Increases in Los Angeles

Updated on August 15, 2017 A recent Los Angeles Weekly article reports that California rent […]

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Quitclaim Deed Fraud

Updated on July 14, 2021 ContentsDeal with Quitclaim Deed FraudPenalty for Falsifying Quit Claim DeedRelated […]

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What are Totten Trusts, PODs, and TODs? And How Can I Use Them in My Estate Planning?

Updated on October 5, 2021 ContentsWhat is Totten Trusts, PODs, and TODs?Totten TrustsPayable on Death […]

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Attorney Zachary Schorr Successfully Obtains Partition of 2 Properties

Updated on July 10, 2017 We are pleased to announce that Schorr Law won another […]

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Attorney Zachary Schorr Quoted on How to Break a Lease

Updated on August 15, 2017 Schorr Law’s lead real estate attorney Zachary D. Schorr, esq. […]

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Lead Attorney Zachary Schorr Settles Ownership Dispute

Updated on July 10, 2017 We are pleased to report that lead trial counsel attorney […]

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New Vacation Rental Rules Proposed for Los Angeles

Updated on June 18, 2021 According to the Los Angeles Times, City councilmen Bonin and […]

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How to Determine Lien Priority on Real Property

Updated on June 16, 2021 As real estate attorneys in Los Angeles, we frequently deal […]

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3 Factors to Consider When Deciding to Partition Real Property

Updated on February 7, 2018 As active real estate attorneys in California we frequently have […]

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What Is Easement by Necessity or an Easement Appurtenant?

Updated on August 6, 2021 ContentsWhat Is Easement By Necessity?How To Imply an Easement by […]

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Creating Easements by Implied Grant or Reservation

Updated on August 6, 2021 Generally, easements can only be created in writing or by […]

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Creating Easements by Express Grant or Express Reservation

Updated on September 2, 2021 In one of our easement attorneys’ previous posts, we gave a general […]

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What Is An Easement?

Updated on July 1, 2021 ContentsAn Easement in Real EstateType of EasementAffirmative EasementsNegative EasementHow to […]

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Fiduciary Duties Business Partners Have to Each Other

Updated on August 16, 2017 Business partners have duties to other partners within the partnership. This […]

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Buyer of Residential Income Property’s Easiest Way to Cancel Sale Without Breaching Contract

Updated on August 16, 2017 After a entering into a residential income property purchase agreement […]

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Who Can Decide to Voluntarily Dissolve a Corporation

Updated on August 16, 2017 A corporation can decide that is no longer wants to […]

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When Can a Business Partner Sue Their Business Partner

Updated on August 16, 2017 Ordinarily, partners cannot sue each other for damages based on […]

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How to Authenticate Deposition Testimony

Updated on September 23, 2021 ContentsHow Does an Attorney use Deposition Testimony?How Does an Attorney […]

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Airbnb Cuts Ties With 2 of Its Largest Hosts – Legal Implications

Updated on August 16, 2017 According to a recent article in the Los Angeles Times, […]

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Los Angeles Real Estate Attorney Zachary Schorr Named to SuperLawyers List Again

Updated on August 16, 2017 Schorr Law’s lead real estate attorney Zachary Schorr was named […]

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Eminent Domain: Just Compensation in California

Updated on August 16, 2017 At Schorr Law our attorneys have experience dealing with public […]

Tips for Buying a House with a Boyfriend or Girlfriend

Tips for Buying a House with a Boyfriend or Girlfriend

Updated on December 3, 2019 Ownership disputes among non-married couples are quite common.  These types […]

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How to Avoid Real Estate Fraud: Suggestions for Buyers and Sellers

Updated on September 29, 2021 ContentsHow to Avoid Real Estate Fraud: Fraudulently Selling a HouseSuggestions […]

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Easements by Necessity for Landlocked Land

Updated on May 21, 2021 At Schorr Law, our real estate attorneys Los Angeles frequently […]

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How to Obtain Partition by Sale Instead of Division in Kind

Updated on February 7, 2018 For the past 10 years the attorneys at Schorr Law […]

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Steps to Confirm a Partition by Sale of Real Property

Updated on August 21, 2018 In our previous blog posts, we discussed the different types […]

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General Plans – The Most Important Document in Land Use and Development

Updated on August 21, 2018 Whether you are involved in the business real estate development or […]

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Zachary Schorr Attorney – Analyzing Real Estate Trends

Updated on August 21, 2018 This post is by Zachary Schorr, Attorney: Every year I […]

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What are the Effects of a Divorce on a Living Will?

Updated on July 12, 2021 ContentsDo all Wills get Revoked After a Divorce?Effect of a […]

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How to Enforce Non-Monetary Judgments Through Contempt

Updated on August 21, 2018 Contempt is any act, in or out of court, “which […]

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Bonding Around a Lis Pendens

Updated on August 21, 2018 A lis pendens is a recorded instrument, recorded in the […]

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Specific Performance of Real Property

Updated on August 16, 2017 Individuals and entities enter into a variety of transactions for […]

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California Association of Realtors Purchase and Sale Agreement Changed

Updated on August 21, 2018 As Los Angeles based real estate lawyers we feel that […]

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Easements and Permanent Encroachments

Updated on July 1, 2021 ContentsEncroachment into EasementPermanent EncroachmentRelated posts: Encroachment into Easement One of […]

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Motions to Strike – Not Just For Improper Requests for Punitive Damages and Attorneys’ Fees

Updated on September 3, 2021 ContentsMotion to Strike Punitive Damages in CaliforniaLaw Allow Motion to […]

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How to Quiet Title to Old Liens on Real Property

Updated on February 6, 2020 As Los Angeles real estate lawyers, dealing with commercial and […]

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Notices to Cure or Quit are Privileged and Cannot Form the Basis of Liability

Updated on August 16, 2017 If you are a landlord for either a residential or […]

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The Superior Court’s Ability to Execute Deeds and Documents

Updated on August 6, 2021 ContentsWhat is an Elisor in California?Execution of a DeedRelated posts: […]

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Effect of a Civil Fraud Judgment On Your Life

Updated on August 21, 2018 Consumers and businesses come across deceptive behavior in the regular […]

An Easement May Exist Despite a Deed Being Silent on its Existence

An Easement May Exist Despite a Deed Being Silent on its Existence

Updated on August 4, 2021 Generally speaking, an easement is an interest in the land […]

Partition Actions: Determining Proper Reimbursement of Advanced Funds

Partition Actions: Determining Proper Reimbursement of Advanced Funds

Updated on September 17, 2018 In California, when our partition attorneys deal with accountings that […]

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Mechanic’s Liens In California – Rights and Responsibilities

Updated on February 2, 2018 While many people may know the general concept of a […]

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What is an Anti-SLAPP Motion?

Updated on August 21, 2018 Contrary to the name, an anti-SLAPP motion is not a […]

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When A Property Manager is Required to Have a Real Estate License

Updated on September 23, 2021 If you have question like I have: Do you need […]

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Right to Jury Trial in Quiet Title Cases

Updated on August 21, 2018 There are few things in the law that people perceive […]

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Homeowner’s Rights When Removing a Lodger

Updated on July 17, 2021 ContentsEviction of LodgersWhen Lodgers can be EvictedTermination Notice to LodgerRelated […]

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Writs of Attachment Against Non-California Residents

Updated on August 16, 2017 In one of our previous blog posts, Schorr Law dealt […]

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Zachary Schorr’s Appearance on ABC’s Nightline

Updated on August 16, 2017 Click below to watch Schorr Law’s lead trial counsel, Zachary […]

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Lot Line Adjustment Contract – Good Faith and Fair Dealing Required With Extensions of Time

Updated on August 28, 2017 In Los Angeles, where land is very valuable, we are […]

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How To Resolve Property Value In Partition Cases

Updated on August 21, 2018 With real estate prices steadily rising in the Southern California […]

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How Prescriptive Easement Can be Created and How Does it Differ From Adverse Possession?

Updated on September 28, 2021 ContentsHow Prescriptive Easement Can be Created?Easement by Prescription without Express […]

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Zachary Schorr named to SuperLawyers’ List for 3rd Year in a Row

Updated on August 16, 2017 Schorr Law’s, Zachary Schorr was named to SuperLawyers’ 2014 list […]

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Procedure For Selling Property After a Partition by Sale Judgment

Updated on June 14, 2021 After a judgment for partition by sale is obtained, most […]

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Southern California Homes Features Interview With Zachary Schorr

Updated on August 16, 2017 Schorr’s Law’s lead attorney Zachary Schorr is featured on Southern California […]

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Buyer Fails to Close Escrow – Liquidated Damages to Seller

Updated on September 14, 2018 Many purchase and sale agreements in California contain liquidated damages […]

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Standards for Obtaining a Preliminary Injunction in California

Updated on September 30, 2021 In many of our cases we consider bringing a motion […]

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Mortgage Brokers and Real Estate Brokers – One Set of Laws

Updated on September 14, 2018 According to the California Department of Real Estate, a mortgage […]

3 Day Notices in Commercial Leases Must Comply With the Terms of the Lease

Updated on August 21, 2018 Proper service of a valid notice to pay rent or […]

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A Reasonable Estimate of Rent Due in Commercial Unlawful Detainers

Updated on August 21, 2018 Our commercial unlawful detainers frequently deal with complex demands for […]

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Recording Deeds with Documentary Transfer Tax Considerations

Updated on August 21, 2018 Recording deeds with the county recorder’s office is not as […]

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Confirming and Enforcing An Arbitration Award

Updated on September 7, 2021 Recently, Schorr Law obtained an arbitration award in favor of […]

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Conservators Cannot Represent Conservatees In Pro Per (Without Counsel) in Legal Proceedings

Updated on September 15, 2021 ContentsAppointment of  a Conservator by CourtConservators must be LicensedRelated posts: […]

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What Title Insurance is Means to the Average Home Buyer

Updated on June 17, 2021 Today in California, title insurance is required in almost every […]

Mechanics Liens: 90 Days To Foreclose on a Mechanic’s Lien

Mechanics Liens: 90 Days To Foreclose on a Mechanic’s Lien

Updated on August 21, 2018 You probably know that a mechanic’s lien is a security […]

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Real Estate Dispute Mediations California

Updated on May 18, 2021 The Los Angeles Real Estate Attorneys at Schorr Law mediate […]

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Real Estate Ownership Disputes Require Knowledge of Available Remedies

Updated on May 21, 2021 As real estate prices continue to rise the number of […]

Obtaining Payoff Demand Statements to Clear Title

Obtaining Payoff Demand Statements to Clear Title

Updated on September 30, 2021 In our December 09, 2013 post, we discussed the problems […]

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Schorr Law Obtains Quiet Title and $100,000+ Judgment Against National Bank

Updated on August 21, 2018 This past fall Schorr Law was successful in obtaining a quiet […]

Notice to Pay Rent or Quit based on Reasonable Estimate of Rent Due in Commercial Unlawful Detainers

Notice to Pay Rent or Quit in Commercial Unlawful Detainers

Updated on August 21, 2018 Last month we discussed the importance of properly serving a […]

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Licensed Contractors Should Not Ignore Permit Obligations

Updated on August 16, 2017 It probably comes as no surprise to the majority of contractors, that […]

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Proper Service of Eviction Notices in Commercial Unlawful Detainers

Updated on August 21, 2018 Unlawful detainer cases are fast track court proceedings.  They are […]

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Default Judgments in Quiet Title Cases

Updated on August 21, 2018 Quiet title cases involve clearing title to real property.  In […]

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3 Important Tips for Real Property Ownership Disputes in Los Angeles

Updated on July 4, 2021 ContentsProperty Ownership DisputesTips for Real Estate Property Ownership Disputes1.Do you […]

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Schorr Law Wins Multi-Million Dollar Trial Involving Adverse Possession

Updated on August 21, 2018 After a three week bench trial, Schorr Law’s Zachary D. […]

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Partition by Appraisal

Updated on June 14, 2021 Our Los Angeles based real estate attorneys have extensive experience […]

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Adverse Possession Against a Cotenant

Updated on August 16, 2017 Schorr Law is about to enter week 3 of a […]

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The Use of Litigation Guarantees in Real Property Matters

Updated on August 15, 2018 As Los Angeles based real estate lawyers we frequently represent […]

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Zachary Schorr Named Los Angeles SuperLawyer for 2013

Updated on August 15, 2018 For the second year in a row Zachary Schorr has […]

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Effect of Bankruptcy Filing on Residential Unlawful Detainer

Updated on August 15, 2018 The general rule that the filing of a bankruptcy petition […]

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Los Angeles Quiet Title – Verified Complaints

Updated on August 15, 2018 In California, most complaints do not require a verified complaint […]

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Commercial Lease – Subordination and Non-Disturbance Agreements

Updated on August 15, 2018 A subordination, non-disturbance, and attornment agreement, commonly known as a […]

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Bench Trial versus Jury Trial – A New Twist in the Decision

Updated on August 16, 2017 As attorneys who actually go to trial, we frequently face […]

Clearing Title Through a Quiet Title Action

Clearing Title Through a Quiet Title Action

Updated on February 6, 2020 A quiet title action may be used to establish ownership […]

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Recovering Attorneys’ Fees in a California Lawsuit

Updated on September 17, 2021 ContentsAttorneys’ Fees in CaliforniaWinning and Losing Party in a LawsuitRelated […]

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3 Options For A Buyer When A Seller Backs Out of Escrow

Updated on August 16, 2017 Little is more frustrating for a buyer than having a […]

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Zachary Schorr quoted in First Time Home Buyer’s Guide

Updated on August 16, 2017 Lead real estate attorney Zachary D. Schorr was recently quoted […]

Settling Adversary Complaints in Bankruptcy Court

Updated on August 15, 2018 Our Los Angeles real estate law firm handles a large […]

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Los Angeles Commercial Easement Attorney – Disputes

Updated on May 21, 2021 In our Los Angeles based real estate easement practice we […]

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Handling Commercial Leasing Disputes – Step 1

Updated on June 17, 2021 As Los Angeles real estate attorneys, one of the most […]

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Don’t Miss the New Due Date for Jury Fee Deposits in California – CCP 631(b)

Updated on August 5, 2021 ContentsChanges in Deadline for Filing Jury FeesFiled At Least 25 […]

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Easement Attorney Vs Private Eminent Domain Use

Updated on September 30, 2021 ContentsEminent Domain Attorney Los AngelesRelated posts: Eminent Domain Attorney Los […]

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Los Angeles Real Estate Attorney: Purchase and Sale Dispute

Updated on August 15, 2018 As a Los Angeles real estate attorney, one of the […]

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