Real Estate

Breach of Contract in Real Estate and Construction Defect Cases

Breach of contract is a key element of real estate and construction defect litigation. This is because, in many circumstances, there is a contract involved that has been breached or violated that gives rise to a cause of action and an avenue for a remedy: that is to recover money damages for breach of contract.  …

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Statutes of Limitations in Real Estate Contracts and Litigation in California

Statutes of limitation exist in every state and in Federal law as well. Statutes of limitation are laws that define the time limits for filing a civil action (as opposed to a criminal action). Once the statute of limitations has passed, or “run”, the right to file a lawsuit no longer exists and the claim …

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Hiring a Construction Contractor in California

5 Ways to Protect Yourself when Hiring a Construction Contractor in California

Many of the problems that are caused by Construction Contractors in California are the result of poor workmanship, lack of supervision and a lack of financial resources to stand behind their work, when the work is defective or substandard. While these issues are difficult to prevent, these issues provide a series of inquiries and steps …

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Mediation and Arbitration in Real Estate and Construction Defect Litigation

Many real estate purchase and sale agreements contain mediation and arbitration provisions. How these provisions work in real estate and construction defect litigation is an important facet of the litigation process, one that is important to understand and use to you benefit.  Mediation in Real Estate and Construction Defect Litigation Most if not all mediation …

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What is Specific Performance and When is it Available in a Real Estate Contract

Specific performance is a remedy in contract law that is most often applied in real estate litigation and disputes where a court issues an order requiring a party to perform a specific act, and to specifically perform according to the terms of a contract. The most common cases where specific performance is applied is in …

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What is Specific Performance and When is it Available in a Real Estate Contract

Specific performance is a remedy in contract law that is most often applied in real estate litigation and disputes where a court issues an order requiring a party to perform a specific act, and to specifically perform according to the terms of a contract. The most common cases where specific performance is applied is in …

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Victim of Construction Defects? Fight Back!

Construction defects are one of the primary threats to property investment value in Los Angeles. Protecting your investment requires a construction defect litigator. Timothy Norton of Norton & Associates has been protecting real property investments from the threat of construction defects for 33 years. Construction defects are almost always hidden from view at the time …

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