California Business Litigation Blog

Defending against a breach of contract claim

Many businesses in Oakland enter complex contracts with vendors, clients and other businesses. These documents are an essential part of business development, but there are times when one party argues that you breached the contract and owe them damages. Do you have any...

Appellate Decision Allows Some Short Term Rentals

Civil Code §4740(a) provides: “An owner of a separate interest in a common interest development shall not be subject to a provision in a governing document or an amendment to a governing document that prohibits the rental or leasing of any of the separate interests in...

Eviction Settlement Banned

The Court of Appeal has ruled that eviction settlements where the landlord agrees to waive all the unpaid rent if the tenant moves out by a specified agreed date, and the tenant agrees to a judgment against the tenant for the full amount of the unpaid rent if the...