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The History of Income Taxes in America

Today we recognize that it is tax day here in America so we take a look at the history of income taxes in America. I hope you enjoy looking at how the legal landscape of income taxes has changed over the years.  As always, if you have any questions about your real estate, business, estate […]

Fair Housing — Understanding Realtor Requirements

Today we look at the impacts of the regulations and statutes affecting discrimination or discriminatory actions in the real estate community. As always be aware of the issues that arise with each transaction that you engage in and also the ones you do not engage. As always, if you have any questions about your real […]

Liquidated Damages and the RPA

Today we continue our series on the CAR contracts and look at how to effectively cancel a contract and liquidated damages when the buyer breaches the agreement. The RPA has a very defined process that a seller must utilize before canceling a contract. Failure to properly use the contractual procedure can be troublesome for a […]

Introduction to Civil Litigation – By Robert J. Enos, Esq.

Today, we begin a series on civil litigation by looking at the general framework of a civil lawsuit. Over the course of this series, senior litigator, Robert J. Enos, will be explaining common issues and answering common questions related to the litigation process.  As always, if you have any questions about your real estate, business, […]

Tax Reform and What Does It Mean – Part 2

Today, we continue our look at the recent tax reform. We will be examining the impacts related to the changes in the deductions that we as Californians have long relied upon. To be sure, there is a lot of questions regarding the state of deductions following tax reform.  As always, if you have any questions […]

Introduction to Probate – Part 3

Today, we continue our look at the probate process in California and specifically what happens after the commencement of a probate. Many steps begin to take shape including notice requirements that are triggered as a result of the filing of the probate proceeding. As always, if you have any questions about your real estate, business, […]

The City of Sacramento Adopts Residential Cannabis Restrictions

A word from Keith Dunnagan: Today we examine the role of the adoption of Ordinance No. 2017-0047 by the City of Sacramento. This ordinance sets the parameters of what is legal with respect to residential cannabis grows within the City of Sacramento along with the penalties for violating this ordinance. As always, if you have any […]

Probate Litigation and Joint Bank Accounts — Are Your Accounts Properly Titled?

Today, we continue our look at the probate process in California and specifically how titling of bank accounts may affect the probate process. Bank accounts properly established can effectively become non-probate assets. As always, if you have any questions about your real estate, business, estate planning, or any other legal issue, please let us know […]

Contingencies and the RPA

Today we  continue our series on the CAR contracts and look at how contingencies work under the RPA.  The contingency sections of the RPA provide both significant benefits and responsibilities for buyers and sellers and it is important to understand how they are applied. As always, if you have any questions about your real estate, […]

Tax Reform and What Does it Mean – Part 1

At the end of 2017 President Trump signed into law one of the most comprehensive tax packages seen in the last 30 years. But what does it mean and is it good for Californians. In this two part series we will examine what exactly the tax reform looks like. As always, if you have any […]
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