Fair Housing Law 101

463122973Thinking of practicing landlord-tenant law in California? Knowing the federal, state, and local fair housing laws will be critical to your success. Continue reading

Changes Came to the California Rental World

landlord_92965679In 2012, the California Legislature enacted more than 875 bills! Among them were many interesting changes to California’s landlord-tenant law. Continue reading

Tailoring Advice for Tenant Organizations

Tenant organizations take many forms and reflect diverse goals. An attorney’s role varies with the nature and objectives of the tenant organization. Before you advise a tenant organization, you need to understand its particular needs and how to meet them.  Continue reading

Commercial Landlords Face Limits on Recovering Future Rent from Bankrupt Tenants

Commercial bankruptcies continue to soar, leaving frustrated landlords hung out to dry by bankrupt tenants. After filing for bankruptcy, a commercial tenant has a limited time to either assume or reject its lease as an executory contract. This election has significance to both the tenant and the landlord.

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