Our Real Estate practice offers comprehensive and creative solutions to help put and keep deals together. Although we are effective deal makers, we understand that litigation is sometimes necessary and unavoidable. Our real estate litigation experience includes representation of publicly traded REIT's, developers, individual investors, owners and tenants in real estate partnership and joint venture disputes, purchase agreement enforcement actions, lender liability claims, real estate partition proceedings, property management disputes, easement, boundary, and other quiet title actions, alleged CC&R violations, ADA compliance matters, title insurance claims, rent setting disagreements, letter of intent issues, and a variety of complicated commercial landlord/tenant disputes, including unlawful detainer actions and holdover disputes.

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Landlord-Tenant Dispute Resolution

Farella's Real Estate Webinar Series features Tony Schoenberg discussing "Landlord-Tenant Disputes and Challenges." The laws governing landlord-tenant relationships are complicated. Understanding your rights and legal obligations will help you protect yourself, your rental business, and...

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Eviction Moratorium Updates for California Commercial and Residential Landlords

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, a variety of eviction moratoriums have been enacted by the local, state, and federal governments. The California state moratorium has recently been extended and modified, and it...

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Judicial Council Ends Statewide Eviction and Foreclosure Moratorium; Local Orders Remain in Effect

On August 13, 2020, the Judicial Council of California (a body representing the California State Courts) voted to allow two previously enacted emergency rules, one halting evictions and the other halting foreclosures, to expire...

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California Court of Appeal Upholds Validity of SB 35 to Streamline Approval of Affordable Housing Projects

The California Court of Appeal issued a unanimous decision that will have lasting, positive implications for developers utilizing SB 35. SB 35 (Cal. Gov't Code Sec. 65913.4) requires cities and counties to quickly and ministerially...

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What Nonprofits Need to Know About Landlord-Tenants Relationships and Insurance

Amy Briggs and Tony Schoenberg discuss "What Nonprofits Need to Know About Landlord-Tenants Relationships and Insurance." Real estate is one of the most significant costs for an exempt organization. Furthermore, the laws governing landlord-tenant...

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Nevada Links Wins Summary Judgment Motion in Case Brought by United States

Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel successfully defended Nevada Links, Inc., the owner of a championship golf course in Las Vegas, Nevada, in a $100 million lawsuit brought by the United States...

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Insurance Dispute Resolution

Farella's Real Estate Webinar Series features Amy Briggs discussing "Insurance Dispute Resolution." Businesses have filed claims seeking recovery help under their insurance policies due to various governmental closure orders arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. Losses related...

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Construction Dispute Resolution

Farella's Real Estate Webinar Series features Adam Dawson and Rick Van Duzer discussing "Construction Dispute Resolution." Construction continues even with COVID-19-related challenges: workers out due to illness, delivery delays, permit delays, and inefficiencies due to...

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