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HOA Remedies for Unpaid Assessments by Pantea Ilbeigi, Esq.

HOA Remedies for Unpaid Assessments

What do you do when one of the homeowners in your Homeowner Associations (“HOA”) refuses to pay his or her dues? As many of you are aware, most HOA governing documents allow for the HOA to collect annual and special assessments from the homeowners in the association for the care and maintenance of common areas.  Most governing...

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Steps Necessary to Evict a Tenant by David Philipson, Esq.

Steps Necessary to Evict a Tenant

Steps Necessary to Evict a Tenant There are three reasons for evicting a tenant: 1. Non-payment of rent; 2. Breach of Lease or Rental Agreement; or 3. End of a Lease or Rental Agreement. With the exception of evicting a tenant at the end of a fixed term lease, the steps necessary to evict a tenant for non-payment of rent and for breaches of lease...

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Wills vs Trusts by David Philipson, Esq.

Wills vs Trusts

If There is a Will is There a Way? Or, Do You Trust Your Trust? At the Law Office of David Philipson, we do a lot of will writing and a lot of trust preparation.  Many people are confused as to the difference between wills and trusts.  This is a short note to explain the differences. A will is a written document that tells the world what you want...

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Unconscionability by Joseph D. Holmes, Esq.


What Is an Unconscionable Contract? An unconscionable contract is not the same as an illegal contract.  An illegal contract is one that is against the law because the subject matter of the contract is illegal.  For example, a court would obviously not enforce a contract between Gary and Steve whereby Gary agreed to pay Steve $5,000.00 to murder...

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LLC or Corp by Pantea Ilbeigi, Esq.

LLC or Corp

Should you start thinking about asset protection? Do you own your own business? Have you been thinking about how better to protect your home and other assets from potential creditors?  May a limited liability company (LLC) or a corporation be right for you? If you own your own business as well as personal assets such as a home, you should...

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