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If you have ever purchased or sold real estate in California you have likely reviewed, signed, and read a substantial amount of documents. California Law imposes on the parties certain disclosure requirements. In an attempt to protect real property buyers the California legislature have instituted multiple laws requiring certain disclosures that must be made by the...

This land is your land…until the government wants it!   First, let’s discuss that Eminent Domain refers to a fundamental power of the government to take private property for a public purpose without the owner’s consent. The power of eminent domain is incorporated in both the United States and California Constitution. Specifically, the Fifth Amendment...

Partition Actions in Real Estate Law Sometimes joint owners of property cannot agree on what to do with their piece of property. Fortunately, almost every state has a legal procedure to divide real property when the joint owners decide to go their separate ways. One owner can file what is called an action for “partition”. In a divorce action, a...