Author Archives: Brent Clemmer

Why Seek Legal Help in Construction Disputes

Disputes can occur at all stages of a construction project. Construction litigation is risky, the damage awards can be large, and professional reputations, and emotions are often involved. Our Palm Springs business litigation law firm understands the interests, and the stakes of those involved. Resolutions require pragmatic approaches, and experience. Representation is required for contractors, suppliers, architects, developers, tenants, engineers, purchasers, insurance companies, and sellers.  Continue reading

An Eye Opener on How to Handle Commercial Litigation Using Alternative Dispute Resolution

In today’s world of business, most business organizations are fond of suing other firms and, the same time, are being sued. However, if a firm is not careful, they can find themselves on the wrong side of the arm when a lawsuit becomes serious, and a legal battle erupts. This is because the hearing sessions can take a long duration before a verdict is met. At the same time, both parties entangled in the lawsuit end up spending a lot of money in solving the case. It is for this reason that most parties that find themselves in such a situation opt to engage in an alternative dispute resolution as a better way of solving their differences. Continue reading

Get Familiar With Zoning Before You Buy

Know Your Zoning Laws

If you are considering buying some land, you first need to get familiar with the zoning of the property. The federal, state, or even the local governments has a say in how the land is to be used. Property can normally be designated for either commercial or residential. If you are unsure on the zoning for the property, contact your local planning agency or one of our Palm Springs real estate lawyers. Continue reading

Updated Case in Land Use Law

Scher v. Burke (June 15, 2017, S230104) 

Many substantial private landowners records observe, under the arrangements of the Civil Code, with a specific end goal to guarantee that open utilization of their property does not transform into a suggested devotion of their territory to people in general. Those landowners can rest all the more safely in the wake of this choice. Continue reading

Is Arbitration Right for Me?

There is not much worse in life than having to spend time and energy going to court to settle a dispute.  You have heard about arbitration, but you thought that it could only be used in big dollar amount cases, and not for your small claim commercial case. Arbitration uses a third party to settle a claim, the third party will review the evidence and come to a decision that is legally binding and will be enforced by the court. Continue reading

5 Ways to Settle Disputes Without Litigation

We find that people involved in a legal action assume that a day in court is the only way to resolve the matter. However, it is important to realize that there are other options available to save time and money. Included here are a few alternative methods that have been used successfully to settle a legal matter out of court. Continue reading

Environmental Lawyers to Help with Your EPA Questions

It isn’t easy to navigate through the technical issues that arise in corporate transactions involving technical issues related to environmental matters. The maze of complex regulatory requirements and resulting liabilities can be difficult to understand. Today, public awareness and the urgency to move toward sustainable living creates business risks and opportunities. Continue reading

Understanding Land Use Laws and Zoning Requirements

What Exactly Are Land Use Laws?

Primarily enacted to protect the environment, land use laws govern how individuals can use specific parcels of property, regardless of if they are privately owned. Land use laws vary from state to state, and the governing of and modifications of these laws are administered by municipalities within these states. Continue reading

Prejudgment Attachment Order in Banking Law

Oftentimes, lawsuits can take many months, if not years, to resolve. In that time span between when suit is brought and judgment is entered, a defendant may try to put his or her assets beyond the reach of the plaintiff and the court. It becomes impossible to satisfy the claim and the judgment becomes worthless. Continue reading

Real Estate Attorney Resolves Property Issues

Our Coachella Valley real estate attorney helps clients through complicated, difficult real estate transactions, both nationally and internationally. Our firm advises and represents clients who own property, develop property, or finance real estate sales or development. We also represent contractors with interest in real estate development projects in Riverside County. Our law firm can help you with foreclosures, eminent domain issues, and residential or commercial leases.

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Attaining a Better Understanding of Real Estate Law as it Applies to Funding Issues

Real estate finance transactions require the services of a legal professional. This is true whether the transaction is relative to development or investment. The lawyer is engaged in order that the deal is properly negotiated and that all relative documents are acquired, and, summarily, reviewed. The real estate legal professional is particularly important, to client needs, in that he provides reports to the lending institutions, and the borrower. The reports address information regarding the property’s title—which is in the process of being acquired. Continue reading

Quality Real Estate Professionals When You Need Them What To Expect From A Real Estate Attorney

An attorney at our Coachella Valley real estate law firm will help you go over documents that include property transactions. They’ll go over leases, purchases, appraisals, and mandatory inspections. Unfortunately, environmental and insurance issues will arise, but a real estate professional can help. In fact, they will fight for you in court against these kinds of issues. A competent attorney can help you reach a settlement before any court action is warranted. Continue reading

What is Corporate Restructuring?

Corporate restructuring is the process by which organizational changes are made to increase a company’s value, help it to adjust to the demands of growth, make it more competitive in the marketplace, help it survive adverse economic conditions, and/or position the company to move in a new direction. Continue reading

The Validity of Partnership Agreements

The state laws govern your business partnership’s operation and creation rules without a partnership agreement. Every state has variations regarding the Uniform Partnership Act. A partnership constitution allows your business tailors its standards and operations fit the company. Your Continue reading

The 6 Types of Corporations in California

When forming a new corporation in the U.S., each state has different requirements. California has a particular set of requirements and there are some very good reasons to incorporate a business. Coachella Valley corporate attorneys are experts in professionally setting up new American corporations. Continue reading

What Are Land Use Rights?

Zoning and land use regulations are put in place by local governments to protect public health, ensure the safety of those in the community, keep natural resources safe from harm and ensure that no building project endangers the environment. Continue reading

The Role of Mediation and Arbitration to Resolve Disputes Instead of Going to Court

Cases often demand more of courts than they can reasonably accommodate. When that’s the situation they must consider legal alternatives to resolving disputes. Mediation and arbitration allow for a flexibility that allow for expedited resolution of certain cases, and they’re it’s fast becoming the preferred method by many lawyers and courts alike, even if many have trouble distinguishing between the two. Continue reading

2 Tips to Discuss Estate Planning with Your Parents

Some people are not comfortable discussing death and illness with their aging parents. In truth, all of us will get older and have to rely on others for various forms of support. While the aging process can be difficult you can lessen the strain by planning ahead of time. It is important to sit down with your parents and discuss their future with them. Continue reading