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Checklist for Disputes Over a Neighbor’s Home Business

home businesses may cause disputes with neighborsA home may be a person’s castle, but it can’t always be his or her office. More home-based businesses (including short-term rentals and home food production) means more neighbor disputes. Here’s a look at what constitutes a home business and a checklist to review whenever you’re asked to consider a dispute involving one.

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Don’t Fence Me In: Protecting California’s Open-Space Land

Lucky for those of us who want room to roam, California law recognizes the importance and value of open-space land. In fact, all local governments have to designate land within their boundaries as open space. If you (or your client) care about preserving open-space land, you need to understand the processes local governmental entities use to establish open-space land and get involved!