Without that case number, without the lawsuit, without a filled complaint, you have nothing more than a breach of another agreement.
A lot of our work is done in teams where you have a law clerk, paralegal, and an attorney all assigned to your matter. The end result of this is that you can effectively litigate without burning the budget.
The challenges in a motion to strike or a demur is that in the early stages, the pleadings are taken as if everything said in the pleading (being the complaint) is true. You cannot bring in extrinsic evidence to argue or try to change or go in derogation of what's in the complaint and what's been pled.
A common occurrence in the real estate world that enters the legal realm is nondisclosure of property defects. While in many cases the seller was aware of the problem and did not disclose it to the buyer, there are many circumstances where the seller was unaware of the problem when they sold the property and is now being sued for damages.
Quiet title action is performed in order to determine who the actual owner of a property is. It may also be used to determine individual interests in a property. A quiet title action will usually occur when parties with interest in a property disagree or have a dispute about their rights [...]
Transferring a California title of real estate can appear to be a complicated venture, particularly if you're not familiar with the process. However, if you're familiar with the process, it can be very simple. It can be done directly by the home or property owner in most cases. In cases involving [...]
The vast majority of joint tenancies in California are used as a will substitute among family members, according to the California Legislature. In a joint tenancy, the surviving member among the title holders will inherit the property. An alternative method is to hold the property as tenants in common, in which case each party owns a percentage interest in the property.
Purchasing real estate can be a rewarding investment. Unfortunately, purchasing a home or business alone may be financially overbearing, and coupled with the unstable economy, the responsibility of sole ownership can be overwhelming.
When a landlord agrees to rent a piece of his property to a tenant, he and the tenant execute a document called a lease agreement. That document is honored by the state as a legally binding contract. Thus, both parties are bound to honor the terms of the contract. Otherwise, the [...]
Most of the time when someone is residing in a residence/commercial space as a tenant there is a lease or rental agreement in place. However, at times there may be neither. In these cases, the law will likely support a finding that the tenant is a month-to-month “tenant at will”. This is the default category for tenancies not supported by a written lease agreement in which the occupying party was initially welcome on the premises.