Areas of Practice

Although the firm handles a variety of legal matters, our primary emphasis is in the following areas of practice:

Real Estate

  • Contracts and Transactions
  • Land Use and Development
  • Zoning, Permitting, Mapping and Entitlements
  • Neighborhood Code Compliance/Zoning Violations
  • Purchases and Sales
  • Financing
  • Leasing and Management
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Environmental
  • Eminent Domain/Condemnation
  • Construction
  • Property Taxes
  • Common Interest Development/DRE/CC&Rs
  • Development and Historic Site Assessments
  • Subdivision Approvals
  • Property Owner Associations
  • Low Income Housing
  • Tenant in Common Ownership

Business

  • Planning and Formation
  • Sales, Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Contracts
  • Corporations, Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies
  • Permitting and Licensing
  • Employment
  • Counseling High Tech Companies
  • Non Profit & Tax Exempt Entities
  • Representation of Restaurant Owners
  • Financing
  • SBA Loans

Municipal and Administrative Advocacy and Lobbying

  • Permitting, Entitlements and Approvals
  • Municipal Contracts
  • Administrative Hearings
  • California Coastal Commission

Probate/Wills

  • Probate Alternatives
  • Probate of Wills
  • Trust Administration
  • Claims Against Decedent Estates
  • Estate Tax Return
  • Representation of Heirs, Trustees, Beneficiaries, Administrators and Executors