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Covid-19 Update and Statutes of Limitation in California Construction Defect and Real Estate Litigation

As the California courts move toward reopening, it’s important to be aware of certain specifics. First and foremost, the Statewide Emergency Order designating a Holiday and essentially a stay on all deadlines for court filings ended on May 12, 2020. Upon the expiration of the order and the emergency-imposed holiday, all applicable deadlines, including any …

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Covid-19 Coronavirus Update: Force Majeure and California Emergency Rules Affecting the Courts and Construction Defect and Real Estate Litigation

The corona virus continues to impact the court and the legal system in far-reaching and widespread ways. A number of these impacts are addressed below:  Force Majeure Force Majeure is a legal concept that essentially excuses a party from having to perform according to the terms of a contract that they would otherwise be bound …

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