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They’re fun! They’re easy! They’ll save you money!  Who doesn’t like hearing all of these things when selling their home? When assessing repair and renovation costs before putting a home on the market, most families turn their attention to DIY home improvement projects. While small DIY weekend pr...
02/10/2016
According to a study by Core Logic, over 2.2 million homes in the U.S. are exposed to a very high risk of wildfire damage.  The estimated reconstruction cost of the at risk homes is over $606 billion.What's more, over 1 million of these homes fall into the highest wildfire risk segment.Most of th...
10/22/2015
Changing the locks to a previously shared house in the midst of a divorce can get pretty nasty. There isn’t a law that will forbid you to switch up the locks. However, while you may decide to do this, your spouse can also legally break in without being charged- bashing a window or knocking down t...
09/24/2015
This article is written by Daniel Weintraub & James Selth of Weintraub & Selth APC a Los Angeles Bankruptcty Law Firm. This article is part 2 of the series "What Happens to My Home If I file for Bankruptcy" Read Part 1 HereSo how does one apply the homestead exemption?  Like all exemptions, the h...
07/23/2015
This article is written by Daniel Weintraub & James Selth of Weintraub & Selth APC,  a Bankruptcty Law Firm in Los Angeles, CA.A question we often face from our clients who need relief from credit card debt, bank loan taxes and judgments is "Will I lose my house?"  It’s an understandable concern,...
07/23/2015
An open house is a great way to attract large numbers of potential buyers. With these large numbers however, comes greater responsibility in ensuring the safety of visitors on premises. Depending on the state you live in, the practitioner and the real estate brokerage may be liable for any accide...
07/10/2015
In the United States, our legal system holds landowners responsible for ensuring the premises are safe for those who are invited onto their properties. According to Los Angeles personal injury attorney Brian Panish, property owners have an ethical and legal duty to make sure their premises are fr...
05/26/2015
  We have all heard of stories about divorcing couples warring with each other (the movie War of the Roses comes to mind).  When tensions get high, some people will resort to almost anything.  But what about when the    David Wilkinson - Orange County Divorce Lawyer Generally, no.  During a divor...
10/31/2014
Property division, especially when it involves the marital home, can be a hotly contested aspect of a divorce.  But what if a couple has one or more rental properties?  How the property is split is a matter for divorce courts.  Legally speaking, divorcing couples can co own rental property, but i...
10/23/2014
Keeping the family home when going through a divorce is a big decision (selling the house may be an even bigger one). If you still have a mortgage, you will be assuming responsibility for the loan and may want to consider removing your spouse from the mortgage.  Also, taking your ex off will help...
10/06/2014
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