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  • California Eviction Moratorium Ended September 30, 2021

    California Eviction Moratorium Ended September 30, 2021 By: Laura E. Ferret, Esq. October 5, 2021 Since the beginning of the pandemic, residential property owners have been restricted in their ability to terminate the leases of their tenants. California’s eviction moratorium first went into place in March of 2020, was extended in September of 2020, extended […]

    Beware of Constructive Eviction Concerns During COVID

    Beware of Constructive Eviction Concerns During COVID By: Tanner Puryear, Esq. and Keaton Turnipseed, 3L. July 13, 2021 Spurred by remote work, and with interest rates at a 3.1% national average for a 30-year fixed mortgage, the housing market is booming. Nationally the median home price is $370,528, 22.2% higher than the previous year. At […]

    California Extends Eviction Moratorium Again

    California Extends Eviction Moratorium Again By: D. Keith Dunnagan, Esq. and Alexandra Bohlman, Esq. June 30, 2021 As part of the ongoing COVID-19 relief measures enacted by the State of California, a new Assembly Bill was approved by the Governor of California as of June 28, 2021, taking effect on July 1, 2021. The statewide […]

    COVID Guidance Revised to Allow for Open Houses and Updated Showing Rules

    COVID Guidance Revised to Allow for Open Houses and Updated Showing Rules By: D. Keith Dunnagan, Esq. May 16, 2021 For the last year, real estate professionals have been navigating numerous changes in regulations involving real estate transactions related to COVID prevention. As a result, many transactions have been using virtual showing technology, while no […]

    CA Enacts SB 91 (COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act)

    CA Enacts SB 91 (COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act) By: By: D. Keith Dunnagan, Esq. February 2, 2021 At the end of August 2020, California passed the COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act of 2020 (AB 3088). That legislation codified an “eviction” moratorium that ran through January 31, 2021. As part of that law, landlords were required to […]

    Business Law Update for 2021

    Business Law Update for 2021 Matthew J. Kirkpatrick, Esq. and Sierra N. Grandbois, Esq. January 14, 2021 In the business world, it is common to forecast and anticipate the market conditions for the next year so that the business may continue to thrive. After 11 months of living in a global pandemic, we all know […]

    Litigation Changes for 2021

    Litigation Changes for 2021 By: Robert J. Enos, Esq. and Tanner N. Puryear, Esq. January 12, 2021 2020 was a year of change and the law is no exception. Most hearings are now remote, and civil trials have been significantly delayed. While we anticipate these changes will revert back to “normal” once the pandemic is […]

    New Laws for 2021

    New Laws for 2021 By: D. Keith Dunnagan, Esq. January 5, 2021 Every year the state of California passes new laws and regulations that will impact nearly every segment of the market and 2020 was no different. While the big news maker during 2020 was COVID both the State and Feds passed legislation impacting the […]

    Cal/OSHA Issues New Emergency COVID-19 Prevention Rule

    Cal/OSHA Issues New Emergency COVID-19 Prevention Rule By: D. Keith Dunnagan, Esq. December 15, 2020 On November 30, 2020, the California Office of Administrative Law approved an emergency Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Prevention regulation. This emergency regulation immediately went into effect and requires California employers to take certain prevention measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. There […]

    The BPE Charitable Donation Challenge – Help Us Fill The Room

    THE BPE CHARITABLE DONATION CHALLENGE – HELP US FILL THE ROOM October 5, 2020 We previously issued the BPE Charitable Donation Challenge and the response has been tremendous. We appreciate the generosity of so many of you who have given. We are extending our collection of donated items through Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Help us […]