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On Behalf Of Greenacre Law LLP
June 12, 2023

Arbitration is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) commonly used to solve problems outside of court. It is like mediation in that it is an alternative to litigation, but unlike mediation, in that arbitration is binding, and the arbitrator has...

On Behalf Of Greenacre Law LLP
June 6, 2023

Most disputes involving real estate in California end up in mediation somewhere along the way. Judges routinely ask parties to try to mediate their problems before going to trial because it is a highly effective form of alternative dispute resolution. It...

On Behalf Of Greenacre Law LLP
March 16, 2023

When you are buying property, whether it is your first time or you have been a property owner before, you are probably very excited to get everything squared away and make the property yours. However, inquiring about crucial issues that could...

On Behalf Of Greenacre Law LLP
March 25, 2021

Eviction under Covid-19 No one wants to evict tenants or homeowners in the COVID-19 pandemic emergency, but landlords don’t have bottomless pockets, either. There is a potential for a domino effect that may hurt property owners and renters for years to...

On Behalf Of Greenacre Law LLP
March 24, 2021

When a buyer or seller violates the obligations of a purchase and sales contract, it can cost the injured party a lot of time and money, potentially turning the deal of your dreams into an extended nightmare. Luckily, there are available...

On Behalf Of Greenacre Law LLP
March 23, 2021

Removing or waiving contingencies Contingencies are stipulations that must be met before the sale of a real estate property is legally completed. When a contingency is met, it is “removed” or “waived.” In order to remove a contingency, the buyer must...

On Behalf Of Greenacre Law LLP
March 22, 2021

Bankruptcy & Covid-19 As of December 2020, California’s unemployment rate rose to 9%, and the fallout from COVID-19 is far from over in 2021. It may be a long time before many industries recover, and many jobs are gone for good. The latest...

On Behalf Of Greenacre Law LLP
March 20, 2021

What is a Quiet Title action? They say that possession is 9/10ths of the law, but when it comes to real estate, we might say that title is 9/10ths. Ensuring that a title is valid and that there are no conflicting...

On Behalf Of Greenacre Law LLP
March 19, 2021

I dream of Adverse Possession: The case of Major Nelson A year before his death in 2012, Larry Hagman, the actor best known for playing Major Nelson on I Dream of Jeannie and J.R. Ewing on Dallas, sued to quiet title...

On Behalf Of Greenacre Law LLP
March 18, 2021

When is a Private Easement public? The short answer is: it’s not. In Schmidt v. Bank of America (2014) 223 Cal. App. 4th 1489, the appellate court found that just because an easement says that it is for “public road purposes” does not...

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