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To be valid Lis Pendens should be properly served on adverse parties or owner of record

May 26th, 2016|0 Comments

In a recent case, the court of appeal held that a lis pendens was completely void and therefore subject to expungement because service was improper, absent undue [...]

Son of parents in rent-controlled building takes over his parents’ lease, still protected by rent control

May 26th, 2016|0 Comments

The recent decision of the California Court of Appeal, Mosser Companies v. San Francisco Rent Stabilization and Arbitration Board (2015) can have serious implications on landlords in [...]

Can a borrower in California bring a preemptive action to challenge a lender’s authority to foreclose?

May 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Can a borrower bring a preemptive action to challenge an entity's authority to foreclose?This question was not yet resolved by the California Supreme Court. First, some courts have [...]