California Lawyers Association

Real Property Law Section

Updates and events from the Real Property Law Section

On April 22-24, 2022, the CLA Real Property Law Section hosted its first annual Real Property Health & Wellness Retreat at the fabulous Ritz Carlton, Lake Tahoe, and it was such a smashing success that the initial reservation sold out, and RPLS had to expand the number of rooms reserved for the event to accommodate the overwhelming response. The event was at or near capacity for many of the individual events, Read more
A lot has changed about being a residential landlord in California since January 2019 when the Tenant Protection Act (Civil Code §§ 1946.2, 1947.12 and 1947.13) fist became effective. Since January of 2019 many county and municipal jurisdictions have changed their local rent control ordinances to limit the amount and frequency of rent increases, create new conditions to eviction brought for cause (e.g. requiring application for and denial of rental assistance programs), restrict the instances in which a lease may be terminated by the landlord unilaterally (e.g. owner intent to occupy, intent to sell the property, and/or intent to make improvements). At the same time, California’s State, county Read more
The California Debt Collection Licensing Act (“DCLA”) was enacted by the 2020 passage of California SB 908. One aspect of the DCLA requires persons engaged in the business of collection of consumer debt to apply for and obtain a debt collector license from the California Department of Financial Protection & Innovation (“Department”). Read more
Real Property Law Section monthly podcast-style webinar discussion of real property hot topics, new cases, statutes, a guest interview, and announcement of upcoming Real Property Law Section events that you don’t want to miss. Read more
On August 16, 2021, the Eighth Circuit court of appeals issued an opinion holding that floor plans do not constitute “pictures, paintings, photographs, or other pictoral representations” of an architectural work under 17 U.S.C. §120(a). Read more
“Let’s leave that to the lawyers.” It’s a familiar refrain that I hear often as contract negotiations drag on between parties. Read more
This webinar will cover relevant case and statutory law that is impacting parties in real estate sales transactions. Read more
Real Property Law Section monthly podcast-style webinar discussion of real property hot topics, new cases, statutes, a guest interview, and announcement of upcoming Real Property Law Section events that you don’t want to miss. Read more
The CLA Real Property Law Section is proud to invite you to our first annual Health and Wellness Retreat. This retreat will include a great mix of MCLE seminars, networking, and health and wellness activities. Attendees will join us at the fabulous Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe located in North Lake Tahoe Read more
Sheen v. Wells Fargo Bank (2022) _ Cal.5th _ , 2022 WL 664722: The California Supreme Court affirmed the trial court's order sustaining defendant's demurrer to plaintiff's cause of action alleging negligence in defendant's responses to plaintiff's loan modification requests. Read more

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