How Much Time Do You Have to Respond to Interrogatories in California?

November 06, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Civil Litigation - Common Questions   |   Comments Off on How Much Time Do You Have to Respond to Interrogatories in California?

If you are currently involved in a California civil case, you might have received some interrogatories from the other party in the case. Maybe these are form interrogatories published by the Judicial Council or special interrogatories that are unique to your case. Nevertheless, you might be wondering how long do you have to respond to […]

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A Reasonable Demand? Does a Landlord have a Duty to Install Security Bars on Tenants’ Windows at their Request?

September 01, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Landlord Tenant   |   Comments Off on A Reasonable Demand? Does a Landlord have a Duty to Install Security Bars on Tenants’ Windows at their Request?

Question:“Two of my tenants recently had their separate units broken into and some of their property was stolen. Now, several tenants in my building are asking me to install metal bars outside of their windows for protection, including tenants who live upstairs. Is this reasonable? What are my obligations as a landlord?” One of the […]

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How Landlords can Implement Non-Smoking Policies in California

May 13, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Landlord Tenant   |   Comments Off on How Landlords can Implement Non-Smoking Policies in California

On January 1, 2012, California Civil Code §1947.5 became law and codified the existing right of residential landlords to prohibit smoking anywhere on their property, including individual units and common areas. By prohibiting smoking on their properties, landlords can reduce the risk of accidental fires and eliminate the increased costs associated with maintaining units occupied […]

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The Chapter 13 Meeting of Creditors – What to Expect

March 07, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Chapter 13 Bankruptcy   |   Comments Off on The Chapter 13 Meeting of Creditors – What to Expect

Have you recently filed Chapter 13 Bankruptcy? Do you have an upcoming Meeting of Creditors hearing? Many Chapter 13 debtors get a little nervous about the meeting since they are not exactly sure what to expect. So, I decided to take some notes on exactly what happens during the meeting for the benefit of those […]

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