When drafting residential or commercial leases or rental agreements, make sure to exempt unlawful detainer and eviction related issues from any mandatory mediation or arbitration provisions. Not doing so can forfeit your right to a speedy r
Monthly Archives: June 2016
Obtaining a Stipulated Judgment is often better than winning at trial because smart negotiation can get you more than a Court can award, such as clarifying issues and obtaining valuable waivers. Such a waiver allowed my commercial Bay Area
As rents increase and the market tightens, parties become more savvy at using (and abusing) the legal process. By anticipating flagrant abuse, this week we were able to dispose of an opponent’s motion and win the case on the same day,
Helped a client breath life into a lucrative real estate purchase today! Never quit–go for the win!
Victory can be had even in seemingly impossible situations. Knowing one’s ultimate goal and being willing to modify ones approach can make the difference. This past week, patience, wisdom, and hope won the day for several San Jose Ba
I am not a fan of rent control or its forced “voluntary mediation”, because it is often biased and robs the parties of important legal rights. But, if you have to go, make it count! This week at mediation we exposed tenant viola