Real Property Law

Cal. Real. Prop. Journal 2021, VOL. 39, NO. 1

Real Estate Case Update

Star Lightner

Star Lightner is senior counsel with Miller Starr Regalia. She is senior editor of Miller & Starr, California Real Estate 4th, and a contributing author of Chapter 11, "Holding Title," Chapter 19, "Landowners’ Liability," Chapter 31, "Construction Law and Contracting," Chapter 32, "Mechanics Liens," Chapter 33, "Defective Construction," and Chapter 38, "Discrimination." She also is the senior editor and principal author of the bi-monthly Miller & Starr Real Estate Newsalert, published by Thomson-West.


As always, it can be challenging to select the top ten real estate cases for our annual overview. The past year, even with the impact of COVID-19 on courts, was no exception, though there were fewer real estate cases overall than in past years. As is our tradition, several "related cases" as well as "honorable mentions" are included here.

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