California Business Litigation Blog

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...

How to successfully negotiate a commercial lease

As a business owner, a commercial lease is one of the most important aspects of your company. With the right terms and conditions in place, you'll feel good about your place of business as well as how much money it costs you each month.During your search for the...