What is a Special Warranty Deed?

Special Warranty Deeds – Definition, Example & Uses [Guide]

What is a Special Warranty Deed?Special warranty deed ExampleKey Features of a Special Warranty DeedCommon […]

What is an Encumbrance?

Encumbrance in Real Estate – Definition, Benefits & Types [Guide]

Definition of Encumbrance in Real EstateWhen Encumbrances Are AppliedBenefits of EncumbrancesDrawbacks to EncumbrancesTypes of Real […]

How to Add and Remove a Conservation Easement

How To Add/Remove Conservation Easement From Your Property?

Adding a Conservation EasementStep 1: Understand the ConceptStep 2: Identify a PartnerStep 3: Conduct a […]

Understanding Conservation Easements

What are Conservation Easements?

Conservation Easements: A Key Tool for Land PreservationWhat is a Conservation Easement?How Conservation Easements WorkBenefitsChallenges […]

The Four Unities of Joint Tenancy

What are the Four Unities of Joint Tenancy?

Joint Tenancy RequirementsWhat is the Right of SurvivorshipThe Four Unities of Joint TenancyHow a Joint […]

Do Heirs Have to Agree to Sell Inherited Property?

Do All Heirs Have to Agree to Sell Inherited Property?

Understanding Complexities in Real Estate InheritanceDefault Rule: Unanimity Required to Sell Inherited PropertyExceptions to the […]

What is Cloud on Title?

How does a Cloud on Title Affect the Purchase and Sale of Property?

What is a Cloud on Title?How Cloud on Title WorksA few Examples of Clouds on […]

Contractor Damages in California

What To Do When A Contractor Damages Your Property in California

Defining Contractor Damages in California:Spotting Contractor Liability Avoidance TacticsDifferences Between Insured and Uninsured ContractorsImmediate and […]

What is a Preliminary Title Report?

Preliminary Title Report: Definition & Requirements in California

What is a Preliminary Title Report?Five Important Areas of a Preliminary Title ReportWhat to Look […]

Can You Sell A Jointly Owned Property Without Consent?

Can One Owner Sell Jointly Owned Property Without Consent?

Understanding Jointly Owned PropertyCan One Owner Sell Without Consent?Common Occurrences and Solutions in Joint Owned […]

Puffing vs Misrepresentation

Puffing vs Misrepresentation In Real Estate – Differences

Puffing in Real EstateObjective vs. Subjective StatementsEthical Boundaries and Buyer AwarenessThe Role of Puffing in […]

What Is A Latent Defect?

What is a Latent Defect?

Latent Defect DefinitionTypes of Latent Defects:Responsibility for Latent Defects:Proving Latent Defects in Court:Illustrative Example:What to […]

Deed vs Title

Deeds vs Titles in Real Estate: What are the Differences?

Do Deed and Title Mean the Same Thing?Deeds5 Types of DeedsUses of Deeds:What is a […]

Can A Property Owner Block An Easement

Can a Property Owner Block an Easement?

Definition and Types of Easements:Creation of Easements:Common Types of Easements in California:Functionality of Easements:Can A […]

Lis Pendens

What is the Purpose of a Lis Pendens?

What is Lis Pendens in California Real Estate?Purpose of Lis Pendens:When Lis Pendens Is Used:Filing […]

Breach of Lease During Covid

Long Term Covid Protections for Commercial Tenants End Due to Breach – Case Analysis

(1) SVAP’s Own Material Breach of the Lease During COVID(2) The Force Majeure Provision in […]

Liquidated Damages in Real Estate

What Are Liquidated Damages in Real Property Contracts?

What are Liquidated Damages in Real Estate?The Law on the Validity of Liquidated Damages – […]

LA Mansion Tax

What is the LA Mansion Transfer Tax on Recorded Conveyances?

Los Angeles City and County Transfer Tax RatesMeasure ULA aka “LA Mansion Tax”Measure ULA exemptionsRelated […]

What is a purchase option?

What is a Purchase Option?

What is a Purchase Option in Real Estate Law?What are the Necessary RequirementsHow to ExerciseRelated […]

Is having a duel agent a bad idea?

Dual Agency: Is Having A Dual Agent A Bad Idea In California?

Why Have a California Real Estate Agent?Communication and DiscernmentThe Conflict of the Dual AgentFind an […]

Hire a Probate Litigation Attorney

When Should You A Hire a Probate Litigation Attorney?

What is Probate Litigation?The Process of ProbateWhat is the Cause for Probate Litigation?Death and Disputes Reasons […]

Case of an Implied Easement

A Case Involving an Implied Easement and an Equitable Easement – Romero v. Shih

Romero v. Shih (2022) 78 Cal.App.5th 326Implied EasementEquitable EasementRelated posts: Updated on December 18, 2023 Easements […]

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How To Get Out Of A Long Term Commercial Lease in California

4 Ways to Get Out of a Commercial Lease in CaliforniaCommercial Lease Terms and ConditionsCheck […]

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How To Establish Adverse Possession – Court Case Analysis

Establish Adverse Possession Under a Mistaken Belief and Payment of TaxesHow Long to Establish Adverse […]

Berkeley's Rent Ordinance

How Berkeley’s Rent Ordinance Affected a Renovation Plan

Updated on December 18, 2023 In this blog post, we discuss how Berkeley’s Rent Ordinance […]

What is Specific Performace?

What is Specific Performance in Real Estate?

What Is Specific Performance in the Real Estate Context?Specific Performance of a Contract – When […]

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Understanding Zoning Laws in California – Property Owners Guide

California Zoning Laws – Key TakeawaysIntroduction to Zoning Laws in CaliforniaUnderstanding Zoning: Definition and CategoriesWhat […]

California Real Estate Doctrine

Doctrine Of Laches California Real Estate – Claim & Applications

Key TakeawaysHow Much Time Do You Have to Bring a Real Estate Claim in California?What […]

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What is an Interspousal Transfer Grant Deed?

California, Property, and TransmutationTransmutation:Making Transmutations Effective:Using the Interspousal Transfer Grant Deed for Transmutation:When is the […]

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How Can You Avoid Probate of Real Property?

Wills and Probate of Real PropertyTrust to Avoid ProbateLiving Trust AdvantageRelated posts: Updated on October […]

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Can You Collect Rent During 60-Day Notice to Terminate Tenancy?

Terminating TenancyShould You Still Accept Rent?After Issuing a 60-Day NoticeRelated posts: Updated on October 10, […]

How to File a Petition for Probate in California

How to File a Petition for Probate in California

Key StepsHow to File a Petition for Probate in CaliforniaIf There is a WillMarshaling the […]

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How To Challenge/Fight Eminent Domain in California

Eminent Domain in CaliforniaIs it Possible to Challenge?An Argument Against Eminent DomainRelated posts: Updated on […]

Prescriptive Easement Neighbor

Prescriptive Easement Against Neighbors Property

Get a Prescriptive EasementThe Law, According to the Gilardi v. Hallam CaseA Twist in the […]

What To Do About A Noisy Neighbor- Nuisance Law

What Is Nuisance in Real Estate – Can It Be Taken To Court?

What is a nuisance?How does one prove that a private nuisance exists?Is my noisy neighbor […]

What is a Partition in Real Property?

What Does a Partition Mean in Real Property?

Partition in Real PropertyWaiving the Right to a PartitionMost Common Way of Partitioning PropertyRelated posts: […]

When Should You File A Quiet Title Lawsuit?

When Should You File A Quiet Title Lawsuit?

Should I File a Quiet Title Lawsuit?Getting Your Name on the DeedProtecting Your Rights to […]

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Joe Montana Lawsuit Versus San Francisco for Property Damages

Key Takeaways:Joe Montana Files a LawsuitThe ArgumentLawsuit Challenges for MontanaThe Challenges ContinueRelated posts: Updated on […]

Is it Worth Getting a Property Survey?

Getting a Property Survey – Is it Worth?

Key Takeaways:Where Are My Boundary Lines?Getting a Property Survey Before Your PurchaseRelated posts: Updated on […]

Stephen Curry's Real Estate Dispute

Stephen Curry’s Real Estate Dispute

Stephen Curry’s Real Estate Dispute: ZoningPrivacy and SafetyRelated posts: Updated on September 11, 2023 NBA […]

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Signing a Quitclaim Deed When You Are Still on the Mortgage

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Things To Look Out For During A Property Inspection

Be Proactive as a BuyerInvest and Investigate Now or Pay LaterReal Estate Property Inspection Checklist: […]

Common Types of Easements

Most Common Types of Easements in Real Estate

Key TakeawaysMost Common Type of EasementMost Used Easement: Express EasementPrescriptive Types of EasementsRelated posts: Updated […]

Common Commercial Lease Disputes

Common Commercial Lease Disputes

Key TakeawaysFour Common Commercial Lease DisputesNonpayment of Rent:Repairs and Maintenance:Assignment:Early Termination:Related posts: Updated on August […]

Can You Void a Deed After Gifting It?

Can You Void a Deed After Gifting It?

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Real Quiet Title Case Example

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What Does It Mean to Remove an Appraisal Contingency?

What Does It Mean to Remove an Appraisal Contingency?

How Do You Remove an Appraisal Contingency?Appraisals Lower Than OfferNo Appraisal ContingencyKey Takeaways:Related posts: Updated […]

How to File a Quitclaim Deed

How to File a Quitclaim Deed in California

What is a Quitclaim Deed?Requirements for Preparing and Filing a Quitclaim DeedHow to File a […]

Tenants in Common Rights and Liabilities

Tenants in Common Rights and Liabilities

Tenants in Common RightsCotenantsRight of SurvivorshipRelated posts: Updated on February 20, 2024 What are some […]

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Tips To Consider Before Buying A Luxury Vacation Home

Summary:What do Purchasers of Luxury Vacation Homes Need to Know Before They Buy?Luxury Vacation Home […]

The Risks of Signing a Tenant Estoppel Certificate

Signing a Tenant Estoppel Certificate – Risks Involved

What is The Purpose of a Tenant Estoppel CertificateRisks of Signing a Tenant Estoppel CertificateRisks […]

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Establishing “Just Cause” in Evictions

Establishing Just Cause Eviction in CaliforniaUnlawful Detainer Complaint“Just Cause” Eviction RequirementRelated posts: Updated on August […]

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The Delayed Discovery Rule and Purchase and Sale Lawsuits

Delayed Discovery Rule in CaliforniaCause of Action Based on FraudExample – Delayed Discovery Rule CaliforniaRelated […]

Motion to Compel Deadline Ambiguity Resolved

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Recent Court Holding Finally Resolves Ambiguity Relating to the Motion to Compel DeadlineServing the PleadingsUntimely […]

When You Can't Afford a Partition Action

When You Can’t Afford a Partition Action

When You Can’t Afford a PartitionWhat to do When You Can’t Afford a Partition ActionRelated posts: Updated […]

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Lease Over 99 Years is Void, Not VoidableThe Amendment to the 99-year leaseThe Trial OutcomeRelated […]

Metes and Bounds in Legal Descriptions

Metes and Bounds in Property Descriptions

Metes and Bounds in Legal DescriptionsCalls and DistancesUnlawful UseRelated posts: Updated on August 15, 2023 […]

Tenants in Common with Right of Survivorship

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What it Means to Hold Title as Tenants in Common with Right of SurvivorshipTenancy in […]

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How to Protect Your Property From Prescriptive Easement?

Prescriptive EasementsProtecting Your Property from a Prescriptive EasementPermissionRelated posts: Updated on March 9, 2023 Is […]

What it Means to Transmute Property

What Does It Mean to Transmute Property?

When to Transmute Property?How to Effectively Transmute a property?Must be in WritingRelated posts: Updated on […]

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Easement and LicenseEasement and License: The DisputeThe ArgumentThe End Result – Easement and LicenseRelated posts: […]

Do I Need to Notarize a Grant Deed?

Do I Need to Notarize a Grant Deed?

Do You Need to Notarize a Grant Deed when Purchasing Property?Government Code section 27287What Happens […]

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Real Partition Case Example

A Real Partition Case ExamplePartition and AccountingThe End ResultRelated posts: Updated on May 30, 2023 […]

Specific Performance Attorney Case Example

A Specific Performance Case Example

Real Specific Performance Case ExampleSpecific Performance Cause of ActionSpecific Performance TrialRelated posts: Updated on April 21, […]

There is a Price to be Paid for Breach of Contract

There is a Price to be Paid for Breach of ContractRelated posts: Updated on August […]

Lis Pendens on Constructive Trust Cause of Action

Lis Pendens on Constructive Trust Cause of ActionRelated posts: Updated on October 19, 2022 Lis […]

Stipulated Judgments and Penalties for Breach

Stipulated Judgments and Penalties for BreachRelated posts: Updated on October 19, 2022 Stipulated Judgments and […]

Can You Take Over Someone's Mortgage After They've Passed?

Can You Take Over Someone’s Mortgage After They Have Passed?

Taking Over Someone’s Mortgage After They’ve PassedWhat happens to a mortgage when homeowner signed a […]

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What To Do If A Seller Is Delaying Escrow?

Common Reasons of Delayed Escrows and Closings by A SellerSteps To Follow If A Seller […]

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How to Win Attorneys’ Fees in HOA Cases

Can You Win Attorneys’ Fees in HOA Cases?Artus v. Gramercy Towers Condominium AssociationWays to Get […]

Does a Prescriptive Easement Transfer with the Sale of the Property

Does a Prescriptive Easement Transfer with the Sale of the Property

Elementsto establish an adverse useWhen a Prescriptive Easement Has Not Yet RipenedWhen a Prescriptive Easement […]

What to Do When a Buyer Cannot Close Escrow On Time

What to Do When a Buyer Cannot Close Escrow on Time?

What to Do When a Buyer Cannot Close Escrow on Time5 Steps Buyers Can Take […]

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Reversal Of Trial Court Judgment in Property Ownership Dispute

Dispute over Ownership of Real PropertyFiling the ComplaintThe Cross-ComplaintReversing a Trial Court JudgmentConclusionRelated posts: Updated […]

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Litigation Privileges and Invalid Abstract of Judgment

Invalid Abstract of JudgmentLitigation PrivilegesRelated posts: Updated on June 9, 2022 Invalid Abstract of Judgment […]

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Void vs. Voidable Contracts – What Is The Difference?

Difference Between a Void and Voidable ContractKey TakeawaysWhat is a Voidable Contract?Voidable Contracts ExamplesWhat Is […]

California Elder Abuse Statute and Real Property

California Elder Abuse Statute in Real Property Litigation

California’s Elder Abuse Statute in the Context of Real Property LitigationWho Can Submit an Elder […]

Are Pay-If-Paid Clauses Enforceable?

Are Pay-If-Paid Clauses Enforceable?

What is Pay-If-Paid (“PIP”) Clause in California?Enforceability of a Pay-If-Paid ClauseRelated posts: Updated on June […]

Eviction Based on Breach of a Covenant in Commercial Lease

California Eviction Notice Requirements – Breach of a Covenant in Commercial Lease

Issues in Lee v. Kotyluk: Breach of a Covenant in the Commercial LeaseCalifornia Tenants Eviction Notice […]

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Are Text Messages Hearsay – Exploring Admissibility in The Court

Key TakeawaysHow does Hearsay Play into the Era of Text Messaging?1. Hearsay evidence in Trial2. […]

When Does a Business & Professions Code Section 7031 Disgorgement Claim Accrue?

When Does a Business & Professions Code Section 7031 Disgorgement Claim Accrue?

What Is the California Business and Professions Code Section 7031?Statute of Limitations for DisgorgementNeed Help […]

The Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act

Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act California

What is “Heirs Property”?The Uniform Partition of Heirs Property ActPartition of Heirs PropertyPartitioned Property Subject […]

What Is A Writ & When Can it Be Applied During An Appeal?

What is a Writ & When Can it Be Applied During An Appeal?

What is a Writ ?What is an Appeal?Statutory and Common Law WritsBasic Types of Common […]

Can a Property Owner Bring a Claim Under a Federal Statute in Court?

Claim Under a Federal StatuteWhat Does subject matter jurisdiction Mean?Courts’ limitations – subject matter jurisdiction […]

If I Sell Property ‘As Is’, Do I Still Have to Disclose?

If I Sell Property “As Is”, Do I Still Have to Make Disclosures?

What does it mean to sell property “as is”?What do I have to disclose and […]

Proper Service is Key - Service by Publication

Proper Service for Quiet Title Lawsuits

Why Proper Service by Publication Is ImportantService by Publication RequirementsSchedule Free ConsultationRelated posts: Updated on […]

How the courtroom has changed since the pandemic

How the Courtroom Has Changed Since the Pandemic

How the Courtroom Has Changed Since COVID-19Can you tell us how the courtroom has changed […]

Adverse Possession and Permission to Use the Property

Adverse Possession and Permission to Use the Property

Requirements for Adverse PossessionCan you File for Adverse Possession If You Have Permission to Use […]

How to Extinguish an Easement

How to Extinguish an Easement in CA – 4 Ways to Terminate

Key TakeawaysWhen & How to terminate an easement in California – Understanding the Process1. Easement […]

How to Change Title to Real Property After the Owner Dies

How to Change Title to Real Property After the Owner Dies

Three Ways to Change Title to Real Property After an Owner Dies:Affidavit of Death of […]

Brown v. Montage's Prohibition on Short Term Rentals

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

Updated on September 12, 2023 In the recent 2021 case of Brown v. Montage at […]

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 […]

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? […]

WHY OUR LAWYERS LIKE TO DRAW

Why Our Lawyers Like To Draw

Updated on December 21, 2022 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 […]

Protect Your Trust Beneficiary Interest

How to Protect Your Trust Beneficiary Interest in Probate

Section 17200 PetitionProtect your Trust Beneficiary Interest in Probate: Why You Should Participate in Court […]

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

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

Purpose of Letter of Intent in Real Estate1. What Terms to Include in Letters of […]

REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST ADVISOR TALKING TO CLIENTS

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What are REITs?Real Estate Investment Trust Laws and RequirementsRelated posts: Updated on September 13, 2021 […]

Steps after filing a probate petition

Steps After Filing a Probate Petition

Hearing Set after Filing a Probate PetitionOrder for ProbateLetters Testamentary or of AdministrationProbate RefereeMarshaling the […]

How Does Escrow Relate to Buying a Home?

How An Escrow Relates to Buying a Home

What is an Escrow in Real Estate?Are Funds in Escrow Refundable?How do you put Money […]

Forfeiture of Right to Disqualify an Arbitrator

Vacating an Arbitration AwardThe Right to Disqualify an ArbitratorForfeiture v. Waiver of Right to Disqualify an […]

Can Somebody Take Away Property Gifted to You?

Can Somebody Take Back Property Gifted To You Legally?

Real Property Gifted to YouAre You Entitled to Reject Real Property Gifted to You?Related posts: […]

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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 […]

Can You Lose Your Home to Unpaid Consumer Debt?

Can You Lose Your Home to Unpaid Consumer Debt?

Exceptions to Judgment Lien Based on Consumer DebtCCP §704.760 (d) RequirementsRelated posts: Updated on August 1, […]

New HOA Rental Restrictions to the Davis-Stirling Act

New HOA Rental Restrictions to the Davis-Stirling Act

Is that HOA Rental Clause Illegal?New HOA Rental RestrictionsBan on Rentals is not AbsoluteRestrict Transient […]

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

COVID Eviction: Unlawful DetainerDoes county or city moratorium applies to you?Which Eviction Moratorium will ApplyUnderstand […]

First Offer Clause in USC School of Theology v. CGU

First Offer Clause in USC School of Theology v. CGU

Updated on June 30, 2022 Case Study: First Offer Clause in University of Southern California […]

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Hiring an attorney when purchasing a home

Should I hire an attorney when buying a house?What does a Purchase & Sales Dispute […]

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Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

The Basics and Requirements of Real Estate Investment TrustsThe Asset Requirement:The Income Requirement:The Distribution Requirement:Related […]

Petition to Determine Distribution Rights

Petition to Determine Distribution Rights

Filing a Petition to Determine Distribution RightsOrder for Final Distribution Los AngelesDetermine Distribution Rights PetitionRelated […]

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

Can a Minor Enter into a Contract?Who can Enter into a Contract?Can a Minor Enter […]

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What is Mortgage Amortization?

Mortgage AmortizationAmortization: DefinedPrincipal, and InterestAmortization ScheduleRelated posts: Updated on November 29, 2021 What is mortgage […]

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

Issues That May Arise From Shopping Center LeasesIf a landlord leases one of the units […]

Lease Subordination, Non-disturbance, and Attornment Clauses

What are Lease Subordination, Non-disturbance, and Attornment Clauses?

Subordination ClausesNon-disturbance ClausesAttornment ClausesSummaryRelated posts: Updated on December 7, 2021 The survivability of a lease […]

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When To Bring a Claim to Small Claims Court

When should you bring a claim to small claims court?Points To Consider before Making a […]

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What Are Your Lease Rights After Foreclosure?

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

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The Difference Between a CLTA and ALTA Title Insurance Policy

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

Leasehold and a Deed of TrustLeasehold InterestsDeed of TrustDeed of Trust Recorded Before Future Recorded […]

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Does a Property Owner Have A Right to a View?

Updated on July 6, 2022 Do California property owners have a right to a view? […]

Increase of the California Homestead Exemption

Increase of the California Homestead Exemption

Relevant Code SectionsRelated posts: Updated on September 7, 2022 On September 18, 2020, the California […]

Damages for Breach of a Purchase and Sales Contract

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

Compensatory Damages Real EstateGeneral DamagesSpecial DamagesExemplary/Punitive DamagesImportance of Categorizing DamagesRelated posts: Updated on December 18, […]

How Long Does It Take to File a Complaint?

How Long Does It Take to File a Complaint?

Updated on July 5, 2022 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

California Arbitration ActCalifornia and Federal Arbitration ActCalifornia Arbitration ActFederal Arbitration ActWhy does it matter whether […]

How to Evict a Tenant in 3 Steps

How to Legally Evict a Tenant from Property in California – Process

Key TakeawaysCalifornia Law for Tenant Eviction – Steps1. Reviewing Lease Provisions in California2. Strategies to […]

Conveying Property You Don't Own

Conveying Property That You Do Not Own

Transfer Real Property through DeedConveyed by DeedProperty that Grantor does not ownAfter Acquired TitleRelated posts: […]

5 Tips for Preparing for a Property Tax Sale Auction

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

1. Determine when the Auction takes place2. Research the for-sale properties3. Who may purchase?4. Review the tax deed properties […]

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Deed of Trust Priorities

Title ReportDeed of Trust PriorityReal Property Interests that Affect The PriorityRelated posts: Updated on July […]

How to Clear Title for Property Purchased through a Tax Sale

How to Clear Title for Property Purchased through a Tax Sale

Action to Quiet TitleTax DeedLis PendensRelated posts: Updated on July 5, 2022 Property purchased through […]

What is the COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act of 2020?

What is the COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act of 2020?

What is the COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act?When Can a Landlord file an Unlawful Detainer Against […]

Consulting with an Expert Witness Prior to Filing a Lawsuit

Consulting with an Expert Witness Prior to Filing a Lawsuit

Which claims require consulting with an expert?Who need Expert Witness?What is the role of the […]

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?

Part 1: Arbitration Clauses in Residential Leases Are Invalid and Cannot Be EnforcedIf it is […]

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. […]

Personal Representatives In Probate

What are Personal Representatives In Probate?

4 Different Types of Personal Representatives in ProbateProbate Executor of EstateAdministrator With Will AnnexedAdministrator of […]

Heggstad Petition: Putting Property Into a Trust After Death

Heggstad Petition: Putting Property Into a Trust After Death

What Is the Heggstad Petition & When Is It Used?Filing a Heggstad Petition in CaliforniaRelated […]

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 […]

What Happens to Your Property After Getting Married?

What Happens to Your Property After Getting Married?

Navigating Property Rights After Marriage:Separate Property vs. Community PropertyWhat is Separate Property?What is Community Property?When […]

Common Ways To Hold Title

How to Hold Title in California Real Estate – 4 Common Ways

Key TakeawaysDifferent Ways You Can Hold Title to PropertyHow the New Buyers are Going to […]

Conditional & Unconditional Lien Waiver Forms in California

Conditional & Unconditional Lien Waiver Forms in California

Key Takeaways:Lien Waivers in Construction: Types & UsesCustom Tailored Lien Waiver FormsRelated posts: Updated on […]

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 Eviction Notice To Vacate Residential Lease In California

Step 1:  Determine the Type of TenancyStep 2: Determine a Valid Reason to Terminate TenancyStep […]

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?

Who Orders the Survey When Buying a HouseConduct Land Survey?Measuring Property BoundaryRelated posts: Updated on […]

General Duties of a Real Estate Broker

General Duties of a Real Estate Broker

Common Law Agency and Fiduciary Duties of a Real Estate BrokerStatutory Duties of a Real […]

How Does A California Probate Fee Schedule Work?

California Probate Fees – How Is It Calculated?

California Personal Representative and Attorney FeesHow to Calculate Probate Fees in CaliforniaAmount of Compensation is […]

What Is Home Title Fraud

Home Title Fraud: The Causes and Consequences

Home Title Fraud DefinedWhat Causes Home Title Fraud?What are the Consequences?Have you become a Victim […]

My First Successful Videoconference Trial (Zoom)

My First Successful Trial by Videoconference (Zoom)

Preparing for Trial by VideoconferenceThe good things about doing trial by Zoom videoconference:The somewhat less […]

California Environmental Quality Act: Environmental Impact Analysis

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

Updated on September 11, 2023 Last week we covered steps one and two of The […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The California Environmental Quality Act: An Overview

The California Environmental Quality Act: An Overview

Main Purposes of California Environmental Quality ActStep One: Preliminary Review Process.Step Two: Exemption Review ProcessRelated […]

How to Enforce Easement Maintenance Obligations

How to Enforce Easement Maintenance Obligations

Who Maintains an Easement?Driveway – Rights and Obligations to RepairHow to Enforce Easement Maintenance ObligationsWhat […]

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 […]

How to Expunge a Lis Pendens

How to Remove, or Expunge a Lis Pendens?

What is a Lis Pendens?How to Expunge a Lis Pendens?Removal of lis pendensRelated posts: Updated […]

3 Los Angeles Quiet Title Attorney Tips

3 Tips to Consider For Quiet Title Disputes in Los Angeles

 Quiet Title Tips:1.  Requirements for all quiet title actions:2.  Venue:3.   Defendants:Related posts: Updated on […]

Easement Disputes An Overview

Easement Disputes: An Overview

What is an Easement?What are the Most Common Types of Easement Disputes?How are Easements Disputes […]

Should Easement Users Help Pay for Maintenance?

Should Easement Users Help Pay for Maintenance?

What is an Easement?Who is liable to pay Maintenance?Servient TenementDominant TenementThird PartyRelated posts: Updated on […]

What are Boundary Disputes?

What are Boundary Disputes or Property Line Disputes?

Land Boundary DisputesThe Basics on Boundary Disputes – What are they?What types of issues are […]

Commercial Three-Day Notices While Eviction Court is Closed

Commercial Three-Day Notices While Eviction Court is Closed

Notice Period by Landlord while Eviction Court is ClosedHow to prepare for the end of […]

Owner Builder Construction Los Angeles

Construction by an Owner-Builder

Owner-builder Overview – Improving a Structure on Owner’s PropertyConstruction by an Owner BuilderSome of the […]

How A Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Can Help With Your Real Estate After COVID-19

How A Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Can Help With Your Real Estate After COVID-19

Is there a way a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy can help with your real property during/after […]

Property Tax Late Fees During COVID-19

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

Property Taxes Late Fee ReliefPenalty for Late Property TaxesLate Fee WavierLate fee Wavier EligibilityRelated posts: […]

Remote Mediation During COVID-19

Remote Mediation During COVID-19

Remote Mediation Possibility during COVID-19?What other options are there?Remote Mediation During COVID-19Remote Mediation BenefitsMedium of […]

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

Responsible Managing Employee and Responding Managing OfficerQualifying Individual for Contractor LicenseObtaining RME/RMO Contractor’s License in […]

Competing Business - Orozco v. WPV San Jose, LLC

Competing Business – Orozco v. WPV San Jose, LLC

The FactsThe ClaimsThe OutcomeRelated posts: Updated on July 5, 2022 It takes a substantial effort […]

How to Start a Probate Conservatorship?

Types of Probate ConservatorsWhen Conservatorship is NecessaryProcess to Starting a ConservatorshipRelated posts: Updated on July […]

The Distinctions Between Real Property and Personal Property

What is the Difference Between Real Property and Personal Property?

Definitions Real and Personal PropertyDifference Between Real Property and Personal PropertyRelated posts: Updated on December […]

Is Your Construction Business “Essential”?

Is Your Construction Business “Essential”?

The State of California Has Permitted Construction to Continue, But Your Local Government May Have […]

How To Stop Your Neighbor from Tearing Down Fence

How Do I Stop My Neighbor From Taking Down My Fence if the Courts Are Closed?

SummaryState Emergency due to PandemicNeighbor Removed My FenceShow Copy of SurveyCall the PoliceCourt InterventionRelated posts: […]

Landlord Rights During Coronavirus

What are your Rights as a Landlord During Coronavirus?

Can you Evict a Tenant who has not Paid Rent?Commercial Landlord Rights During CoronavirusReview Load […]

The Difference Between Quiet Title, Easements, and Adverse Possession

The Difference Between Quiet Title, Easements, and Adverse Possession

The Difference Between Quiet Title, Easements, and Adverse PossessionAn EasementAdverse PossessionQuiet TitleRelated posts: Updated on […]

Can Landlords Evict Tenants Before Coronavirus Ends?

Can Landlords Evict Tenants Before Coronavirus 2022?

Can a landlord evict tenants before coronavirus or the stay at home order lifts?General Notice […]

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?

Section 49.99.3 Prohibition on Commercial Evictions Provides:What can the landlord require to do before a […]

Three Exceptions to Local Zoning Ordinances

Three Local Zoning Ordinance Exceptions

Zoning Basics – Case Study Los AngelesThree Main Exceptions to Local Zoning OrdinancesConditional Use PermitsVariancesNon-Conforming […]

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 […]

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

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

Key Takeaways – As Is ClauseWhat 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

How to Identify Predatory Professionals and Straw BuyersRelated posts: Updated on June 30, 2022 How […]

Commercial Landlord’s Duty to Mitigate Damages

Commercial Landlord’s Duty to Mitigate Damages

Landlord Mitigate DamagesNotice of Abandonment to TenantEntitled to DamagesLaw that Favor LandlordsHow does a Landlord […]

A Landlord’s Obligation to Return a Security Deposit

A Landlord’s Obligation to Return a Security Deposit

Landlord Obligations in Returning a Security Deposit to a Tenant in a Residential PropertyA landlord […]

The Importance of Having a Written Lease

Why Its Important to Have a Written Lease When Renting?

Necessity of a Written Lease in Landlord-Tenant AgreementsKey Terms and Protections in Written LeasesThe Importance […]

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. […]

Current Court Operations in California as of April 3, 2020

Current Court Operations in California as of April 3, 2020

Here is an overview of current Court Operations in California as of April 3, 2020:Los […]

General Building Contractor Restrictions

General Building Contractor Restrictions

Are there any restrictions as to what type of construction contracts a General Building Contractor […]

The Tenant Protection Act

What is the Tenant Protection Act 2019 in California?

Caps Rent HikesIs Property Subject to Rent Control?Landlord Tenant Protection ActEviction Protection Law for TenantRelated […]

What is a deed?

What is a Deed?

Essential Elements for Deeds:Grant DeedInterspousal Grant DeedWarranty DeedsQuitclaim DeedsRelated posts: Updated on April 3, 2020 […]

How Schorr Law is Providing Uninterrupted Service

How Schorr Law is Providing Uninterrupted Service

How We’re Supporting Clients and Providing Uninterrupted ServiceWe’re Here to HelpRelated posts: Updated on November […]

Does my business need to update where to receive notice if my office is shut down?

Does My Business Need To Update Where To Receive Notice If My Office Is Closed?

Do I need to update where to receive commercial lease notice if my office is […]

Access to Your Leased Commercial Premises During a Pandemic

Access to Your Leased Commercial Premises During a Pandemic

Your right to possession comes within your right to quiet enjoyment of the leased premisesLocked […]

San Luis Obispo Real Estate Attorneys

San Luis Obispo County Real Estate Attorneys

Real Estate Lawyer San Luis ObispoRelated posts: Updated on September 13, 2021 San Luis Obispo Real […]

Using an LLC to Buy, Sell, and Hold Property

Using an LLC to Buy, Sell, and Hold Property

Using an LLC to Buy, Sell, and Hold Property – How to Avoid Pitfalls and Establish […]

Properties Not Subject to Probate

Properties Not Subject to Probate

Summary AdministrationTypes of Properties That Are Not Subject to Probate:Inter Vivos TrustsMulti-Party AccountsTransfer on Death […]

Does Good Tree Maintenance Make Good Neighbors?

Does Good Tree Maintenance Make Good Neighbors?

Tree Maintenance Between Neighboring PropertiesThe Placement of the TreeCoterminous OwnersRelated posts: Updated on November 10, […]

WRIT OF ATTACHMENT TO ENABLE JUDGMENT COLLECTION

Writ of Attachment to Enable Judgment Collection

Using Writ of Attachment to Collect JudgmentsHow to Obtain a Writ of AttachmentJudicial Lien on […]

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Reviewing your Leases with Landlords and Tenants

Updated on June 30, 2022 Landlords, have you reviewed your leases with your tenants? Tenants, have […]

Is Probate Required if Decedent Had a Will? 

Is Probate Required if Decedent Had a Will?

Is Probate Required?Petition for ProbateRelated posts: Updated on November 29, 2021 Is probate required in […]

Basic Uses of Real Estate Appraisals

What Is The Basic Purpose Uses of Real Estate Appraisals

Real Estate Appraisal – 3 Basic ApproachesWhy Real Estate Appraisals Are Valuable in Real Estate?Related […]

What Are The Pros and Cons of a Reverse Mortgage?

Reverse Mortgages ProsReverse Mortgage ConsRelated posts: Updated on April 12, 2022 If you are a […]

How to Avoid Probate For Small Estates

How to Avoid Probate For Small Estates

Can a small estate avoid probate?Size of estate to avoid probateProperties excluded from small estate […]

Why You Need an Attorney to Handle Your Real Estate Transaction

Why You Need an Attorney to Handle Your Real Estate Transaction

Hiring an Attorney to Handle Your Real Estate TransactionReal Estate Attorney vs. Real Estate BrokerTen […]

Assumption Financing on a Pre-Existing Loan

Assumption Financing on a Pre-Existing Loan

(I) Pay off the existing loan.(II) Assumption of the existing loan.(III) Purchasing “subject to” the […]

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

Switching Attorneys? Here’s What You Need To Do

How to Change Attorney in the Middle of Your CaseRelated posts: Updated on September 13, […]

Wills and Revocable Living Trusts

What Are Wills and Revocable Living Trusts?

Living Trust vs WillWillsRevocable Living TrustsRelated posts: Updated on March 10, 2023 Living Trust vs […]

Los Angeles Partition Attorney

Rising Real Estate Prices = More Partitions in Los Angeles

Rising Prices Equals More Los Angeles PartitionsImportant Things to Remember for Partition ActionsRelated posts: Updated […]

Understanding The Importance of Purchase and Sale Contingencies

Understanding The Importance of Purchase and Sale Contingencies

Updated on March 17, 2022 For most people, buying a home is one of the […]

Murr v. Wisconsin (“Murr”) – Regulatory Takings After Murr Decision

The Murr Facts:The Decision:Murr TakeawaysRelated posts: Updated on September 7, 2022 Under the 5th Amendment […]

Mansionization in Los Angeles

Mansionization in Los Angeles

Updated on December 28, 2022 There was an interesting article in the Los Angeles Times […]

3 Things to Consider Before Switching Attorneys

3 Things to Consider Before Switching Attorneys

1.  Why are you switching attorneys?2.  How Close Are You To Trial?3.  ExperienceRelated posts: Updated […]

BIZARRE REAL ESTATE DISPUTE

Mark Zuckerberg’s Bizarre Real Estate Dispute

Updated on December 28, 2022 A few days ago we posted an article regarding Mark […]

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 […]

Why It's Important to Hire Licensed Contractors

Why It Is Important to Hire Licensed Contractors in California

Mistakes consumers are making while hiring a contractor in CaliforniaRecommendations to consumers when it comes […]

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

Tips for Selling And Buying Property During The Time Of CoronavirusWhat Happens If You’re Having Issues Closing […]

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?

What is a Force Majeure Provision?Force majeure provision triggersNeed Help Regarding commercial lease disputeRelated posts: […]

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

Housing Security During CoronavirusEvictions During the Coronavirus PandemicGovernments to Halt EvictionsNo Landlord Shall Evict a […]

Quiet Title Considerations

Quiet Title Considerations To Know When Filing A Quite Title Action

Quiet Title ConsiderationsThe Court is the Fact FinderQuiet Title Actions are Equitable in NatureCorrectly Assess […]

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

What Is A Quiet Title Action Lawsuit in California [GUIDE]

Quiet Title DisputesScenarios Involving a Boundary DisputeUnderstand the Quiet Title ActionJudgment in Quiet Title Action […]

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

California Statute of Frauds Contracts In Real Estate

Statute of Frauds In Real EstateExamples in California ContractsException: Doctrine of Part PerformanceRelated posts: Updated […]

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

Should you file for a Quiet Title or Partition Action?Quiet Title ActionPartition ActionOther ScenariosRelated posts: […]

Things to Consider Before You Sign a Commercial Lease

Things to Consider Before You Sign a Commercial Lease – What You Need to Know

Know Before Signing a Commercial LeaseQuiet EnjoymentImplied Warranty of habitabilityRight-of-Entry by a LandlordA Tenants right […]

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 California – 2024 GUIDE

Understanding the Legal Framework of Marvin AgreementsThe Landmark Case: Marvin v. MarvinLegal Expertise in Litigating […]

Special Rules to Buy and Sell Probate Property

Special Rules to Buy and Sell Probate Property

Buy and Sell Probate PropertySelling Probate PropertyNotice of Proposed Action: California Probate CodeProceed to EscrowBuying […]

Home Improvement Construction Contracts

Home Improvement Construction Contracts

Updated on April 10, 2024 Certain home improvement construction contracts (contracts in excess of $500) […]

Implied Covenant of Quiet Enjoyment

The Implied Covenant of Quiet Enjoyment

For Tenant Rights ProtectionFor Residential and Commercial LeasesIf Landlord Breach the LawRelated posts: Updated on […]

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 3, 2022 A building permit is the official written authorization from the […]

The Escrow Process

The Real Estate Escrow Process In California

Escrow Process in CaliforniaDesignate Escrow HolderOpens EscrowCheck for Conditions for the SaleFinal Review by Escrow […]

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 in California

Who Can Issue a Writ of Possession in California?Writ of Possession Issue ProcessLockout the Current […]

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

Judgement lien California – Issues in Enforcing It

What does Judgement lien mean in California?Abstract of JudgmentJudgment Lien on Real PropertyJudgment Lien Joint […]

Purchaser Under Trustee Deed's Requirement to Perfect Title

You Must Perfect Title Before Bringing Eviction Action

Title Before Eviction ActionRelated posts: Updated on July 5, 2022 Is a purchaser of real property […]

What is a Record of Survey?

Property Surveying Record ProcessFile the Record of SurveyExamine The Record of SurveyRelated posts: Updated on […]

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 After Exercising Purchase Options in Commercial Leases

Rent Obligations After Exercising Purchase Options in Commercial LeasesUnderstanding Lease Purchase Options and Rent ObligationsCase […]

5 tips For Partitioning Real Property With Family

How a Property Can Be Partitioned Between Co-Owners

1.  Early Mediation/Settlement Conference2.  Nail Down the Numbers3.  Figure Out Your Goals4. Determine The Value of […]

Public Easement Termination by Abandonment

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

California Community Real Property: Spouse or Domestic Partner Joint Ownership

Community Property Laws in CaliforniaThe Basics of Community PropertyEqual Management and Control: What It MeansReal […]

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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

What Is An Adverse Possession & How It Works?

An Overview of Adverse PossessionHow Adverse Possession WorksA Quiet Title ActionEstablishing Title in The ClaimantRelated […]

ADVERSE POSSESSION AGAINST AN ESTATE

Adverse Possession Against an Estate

Updated on September 13, 2023 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?

Is There a Time Limit to Apply for ProbatePersonal Representatives In ProbateDelay in Commence Probate […]

Adverse Possession Requirement- Property Taxes

Adverse Possession Requirement: Property Taxes

Adverse Possession RequirementPaying Property Taxes TimelyProperty Taxes Payment CertificateWhen Adverse Possession Requirement MetRelated posts: Updated […]

Avoiding Real Property Purchase and Sale Pitfalls

Avoiding Real Property Purchase and Sale Pitfalls

The seller’s burden to disclose “material facts” under the common lawThe seller’s burden to make […]

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

Updated on September 14, 2023 A secured lender may not setoff funds from a borrower’s bank account […]

The Trade Fixtures Doctrine

Trade Fixtures In a Real Estate Commercial Leases

California Commercial Tenants Rights While VacatingCommercial Tenant Take back their Investment on VacatingRemoval of a […]

The Difference Between a Lien and a Levy

The Difference Between a Lien and a Levy

What Is a Lien?What Is a Levy?Related posts: Updated on August 19, 2021 Liens and […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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Fair Market Value as Measure of Compensation for Eminent Domain

Updated on May 14, 2024 It is well settled that just compensation must be awarded […]

When Is It Necessary to File for Probate?

When Is It Necessary to File for Probate?

When is it Necessary to Apply for ProbateHow Probate Proceed?When is it Necessary to File […]

Don’t Miss the New Due Date for Jury Fee Deposits in California

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 […]

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

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

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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 […]

Terminating-Tenancy

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 […]

Joint Owner’s Right to Sell or Encumber Real Property

Can One Owner Lease Out/Sell A Jointly Owned Real Property?

Key Takeaways – Owner Selling Jointly Owned PropertyWhat a Co-Owner Can Do with Their PropertyWhat […]

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Arbitration vs Court: Five Reasons to Choose Court

(1) In court, you do not pay the judge(2) In arbitration, there is no appeal(3) In […]

3 Things First Time Homebuyers Should be Aware Of

3 Things First Time Homebuyers Should be Aware Of

1. Your contingencies are a big deal2. Loans take longer than you expect3. Do more […]

What Is An Escrow Agent?

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

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Buyer’s Remedy—Specific Performance

Updated on November 3, 2022 When a seller breaches his obligation to convey the property […]

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 […]

Don’t Miss the New Due Date for Jury Fee Deposits in California

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 […]

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 May 26, 2022 Buying or selling residential and commercial real estate can come […]

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Ownership of Fixtures

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

What is a Reverse Mortgage?

What is a Reverse Mortgage?

Reverse Mortgage MeaningHow does a Reverse Mortgage Work in CaliforniaReverse Mortgage – California State LawReverse […]

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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 […]

What is Lease Abandonment?

California Lease Abandonment – Consequences For Landlords

What Is Lease Abandonment? And How Could That Affect Me?Related posts: Updated on November 1, […]

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Los Angeles Commercial Lease Attorney – Negotiating Commercial Lease Options

1.  When is the option exercisable?2.  If you exercise the option, what will the new […]

Three Reasons Why Arbitration is Better than Litigation

Three Reasons Why Arbitration Can Be Better than Litigation

Arbitration vs. LitigationChoice of ArbitratorQuicker ResolutionSame DiscoveryRelated posts: Updated on December 23, 2021 Should you […]

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Extinguishment of Easements by Merger

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

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?

1. Real Property Tax2. Parcel Tax3. Documentary Transfer Tax4. Property Transfer Tax (for Charter Cities)5. […]

Commercial Lease Counseling – Exclusive Use Provisions

Commercial Lease Counseling – Exclusive Use Provisions

Updated on August 21, 2023 At Schorr Law, our commercial lease attorneys frequently provide our […]

Negotiating Exclusive Use Provisions

Negotiating Exclusive Use Provisions

Updated on November 3, 2022 In a prior post, we introduced the topic of exclusive use […]

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Partitioning Property Without A Referee

Getting Parties to AgreeGuide to Partitioning Property Without a RefereeRelated posts: Updated on June 22, […]

How to Enforce Real Estate Transfer Contracts in Probate Court

How to Enforce Real Estate Transfer Contracts in Probate Court

Enforcement of a Real Estate ContractUse Remedy of Specific PerformanceProponent of EnforcementLack of Specificity of […]

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

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

Validity of your 3-Day Notice to Pay Rent or QuitService Requirements 3-Day Notice to Pay […]

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The Anatomy of a Non-Disclosure Case – Reliance

Updated on July 5, 2022 For real property non-disclosure cases the law is relatively clear. […]

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 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 […]

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

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

Don’t Miss the New Due Date for Jury Fee Deposits in California

Escrow Deposit Disputes – A Bright Line Test

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

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

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

Public Utility EasementTermination of a Public Utility EasementTermination of a Public Utility EasementRelated posts: Updated […]

Contractual Right to Arbitration When Enforcing a Mechanic’s Lien

Enforcing Contractual Right to Arbitration In Mechanic’s Lien

Updated on November 3, 2022 How do you preserve your contractual right to arbitration when […]

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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 […]

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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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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How to buy a Commercial Real Estate Property?

Buying Commercial Real Estate PropertyTerm SheetDrafting the AgreementDue DiligenceClosingRelated posts: Updated on July 5, 2022 […]

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 […]

Don’t Miss the New Due Date for Jury Fee Deposits in California

California Drainage Law

Uphill Property Owners Liable for DamageWater run-off onto your Downhill Neighbor’s PropertyConclusionRelated posts: Updated on […]

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Nonsuit vs Motion for Judgment at Trial

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

Don’t Miss the New Due Date for Jury Fee Deposits in California

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)?

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How to Differentiate Between Quitclaim Deed Vs Grant Deed California?

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

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5 Tips for Mediating Real Estate Disputes

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

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

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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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How to Quiet Title to Old Liens on Real Property

Updated on June 29, 2022 As Los Angeles real estate lawyers, dealing with commercial and […]

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What is The Purpose of the Homestead?

Updated on July 5, 2022 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 […]

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

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Seller’s Obligation to Disclose Material Facts

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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 […]

Can You Get A Prescriptive Easement for Parking?

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

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

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 […]

Statute of Limitations for Construction Defect Claims

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

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Here are some tips for hiring an expert witness1. Be creative2. Identify the number of […]

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

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

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Does A Property Manager Need a Real Estate License?

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When Can a Landlord Keep a Security Deposit?

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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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Element for Adverse Possession/Prescriptive Easements

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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!

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Zachary Schorr Quoted in the Wall Street Journal!

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

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A Reasonable Estimate of Rent Due in Commercial Unlawful Detainers

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Confirming and Enforcing An Arbitration Award

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

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Estimated Rent in Commercial Tenancies CCP 1161.1

Updated on August 3, 2022 Unlike residential unlawful detainer actions, in commercial unlawful detainers the […]

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Title Insurance – What Does It Mean to the Average Home Buyer

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What is a Homestecad Exemption?

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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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Obtaining Payoff Demand Statements to Clear Title

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

Updated on June 2, 2022 This past fall Schorr Law was successful in obtaining a quiet […]

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

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

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Partition by Appraisal

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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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Adverse possession in CaliforniaWhat are the requirements for adverse possession?Claim of Right or Color of […]

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The Use of Litigation Guarantees in Real Property Matters

What is a Litigation Guarantee?Litigation Guarantee in Real Property CasesLitigation guarantees are divided into 5 […]

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Zachary Schorr Named Los Angeles SuperLawyer for 2013

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Contingencies in Purchase and Sale Contracts

What are Contingencies in Purchase and Sale Contracts?OfferWhy Contingencies in Purchase and Sale Contracts are […]

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Effect of Bankruptcy Filing on Residential Unlawful Detainer

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Los Angeles Quiet Title – Verified Complaints

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Commercial Lease – Subordination and Non-Disturbance Agreements

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California Unlawful Detainers – Step by Step Process

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

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5 Things to Know Before Buying a House in California

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Clearing Title Through a Quiet Title Action

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5 Things to Consider With Neighbor Lot Line Disputes

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Recovering Attorneys’ Fees in a California Lawsuit

Attorneys’ Fees in CaliforniaWinning and Losing Party in a LawsuitCases Where No Fees Provided by […]

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

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

Seller backing out of escrow1.  Demand the seller comply with the terms of the contract.2. […]

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

Updated on September 27, 2023 Los Angeles, California, October 13, 2016 – This past Monday, […]

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Zachary Schorr quoted in First Time Home Buyer’s Guide

Updated on September 27, 2023 Lead real estate attorney Zachary D. Schorr was recently quoted […]

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Commercial Lease Indemnity Provisions

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Settling Adversary Complaints in Bankruptcy Court

Updated on September 27, 2023 Our Los Angeles real estate law firm handles a large […]

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The Ability to Grant Additional Easements over Existing Easements

Updated on September 27, 2023 Schorr Law’s Los Angeles based easement attorneys discuss whether a landowner […]

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Analysis: Anti-Slapp Motions in Landlord Tenant Context

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Los Angeles Commercial Easement Attorney – Disputes

Updated on September 27, 2023 In our Los Angeles based real estate easement practice we […]

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Davis-Stirling Act – HOA Member Rights – GUIDE [2024]

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Easy Easements: Is there Such a Thing?

Updated on September 27, 2023 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 September 27, 2023 Every contract contains an implied covenant of good faith and […]

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Commercial Leasing – Rentable versus Usable Square Footgage

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New Due Date for Jury Fee Deposits in California – CCP 631(b)

Key TakeawaysChanges in Deadline for Filing Jury FeesFiled At Least 25 Calendar Days Before TrialCCP […]

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Mechanic’s Lien Recording Timeframe

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

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Easement Vs Private Eminent Domain Use

Updated on September 27, 2023 An easement is a special right granted by the government […]

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Express Easement – The Right to Improvement

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Los Angeles Real Estate Attorney: Purchase and Sale Dispute

Updated on September 27, 2023 As a Los Angeles real estate attorney, one of the […]

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Zachary Schorr on ABC’s World News Tonight

Updated on September 27, 2023 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 September 27, 2023 As busy Los Angeles partition attorneys we are constantly litigating […]

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Bankruptcy & Unequivocal Intent To Assume The Lease

Updated on September 27, 2023 The Law on Assumption or Rejection of Leases Pursuant to Bankruptcy […]

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Covenants Conditions and Restrictions – CC&Rs in California

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Updated on September 27, 2023 Quieting title is the process through which a party tries […]

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Property Owner Cannot Create Easement Over Own Land

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Zachary Schorr Quoted in Media Regarding Collection Matters

Updated on September 27, 2023 The Freelancer recently interviewed attorney Zachary Schorr for an article […]

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Business Innovators Magazine Interviews Zachary Schorr

Updated on September 27, 2023 This past week Business Innovators Magazine interviewed Schorr Law’s lead […]

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The Difference Between a Void and Voidable Deed

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Back-Up Offers: Negotiation Leverage or Transaction Pitfall?

Updated on September 27, 2023 If you are selling commercial real estate, one of the […]

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What is an Equitable Servitude?

Updated on September 27, 2023 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

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Why Does Evidence Code 622 for Recitals Matter?

Updated on September 27, 2023 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 September 27, 2023 In our previous blog posts, Schorr Law discussed the effect […]

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Easement Appurtenant & Easement in Gross – Explained [2024]

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Commercial Lease Notice Provisions Strictly Construed

Updated on September 27, 2023 By default, a landlord who is seeking to evict a […]

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Expunging a Lis Pendens by Posting a Bond

Updated on September 27, 2023 In many of the real property cases our Los Angeles […]

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