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  • The Real Estate Agent’s Duty to Disclose

    By: D. Keith Dunnagan, Esq. July 10, 2023 Risk management has been a hot topic, and routinely, agents are trying to reduce liability exposure in the way the agent provides disclosures. It is a rare week that goes by where we don’t get a question about the agent’s duty to disclose certain items and we […]
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    Have a Happy 4th of July, 2023

    By: D. Keith Dunnagan, Esq. July 4, 2023 “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” –Declaration of Independence.  Two-hundred and forty-seven years ago, in 1776, 56 imperfect […]

    Do’s and Don’ts Guidelines to a Dental Practice Transition

    By: D. Keith B. Dunnagan, Esq. June 27, 2023 The sale of a dental practice is a complicated matter. From considering what will be included in the sale, what happens to employees, the desirability of the business, and tax liabilities, there is a lot that could easily go wrong without the right plan in place. […]

    Understanding the Lis Pendens (Notice of Pending Action)

    By: D. Keith Dunnagan, Esq. June 20, 2023 We are often asked by parties to real estate litigation, what is it that protects my rights as a litigant? Lawsuits take time and there is no certainty that my rights will be protected if a defendant decides to transfer or cloud title regarding a property that […]

    Navigating the New Supreme Court decision: Sackett v. EPA

    By: Meghan Dunnagan, Esq., Melanie De Marco, Esq. and Tera Cafro (1L) June 9, 2023 In a controversial move, the United States Supreme Court recently issued its opinion in Sackett v. EPA (2023) 598 U.S. ____. Sackett is the latest in a string ¬of cases about “Waters of the United States” (“WOTUS”) as defined by […]

    Remembering on this Memorial Day 2023

    By: Carl H. Block, Esq. May 27, 2023 Memorial Day, originally known as Decoration Day, is unique and special to the American people. The idea of Decoration Day did not come from the government or from a politician. It started as an idea and an act of the American people to remember those who had sacrificed […]

    Understanding Liquidated Damages in a Home Purchase Transaction

    By: Keaton Turnipseed, Esq. April 4, 2023 The Federal Reserve continues to ratchet up interest rates and as a result the once hopping housing market has begun to constrict rapidly. Along with the rising interest rates, consumer demand for homes has fallen and seems likely to continue to fall. When the market does an about […]

    Understanding the Mediation and Arbitration Provisions of the RPA

    Understanding the Mediation and Arbitration Provisions of the RPA By: D. Keith Dunnagan, Esq. February 14, 2023 One of the confusing provisions of the California Ass’n of Realtors Residential Purchase Agreement (RPA) is the mediation and arbitration provisions. It is often the source of many discussions between client and real estate professional and even more […]

    California Assembly Bill 2917 and Website Accessibility Requirements

    California Assembly Bill 2917 and Website Accessibility Requirements By: Melanie De Marco, Esq. January 10, 2023 Some of you that own businesses or run websites have been receiving demand letters in the mail indicating that your websites are not accessible for persons with disabilities. Some of the more unscrupulous senders even threaten lawsuits. With this […]