Dave Lanferman and James Pugh
Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Palmer Case - Are Inclusionary Zoning Practices Due for Change?

On October 22, 2009, the California Supreme Court decided not to review the Court of Appeal's decision in the landmark Palmer/Sixth Street Properties v. City of Los Angeles case. [See SMRH Blog 08/18/2009 , for detailed discussion of Palmer decision...

Tags: Zoning
William M. Hensley
California Senate Bill 94 - Practical Aspects of New California Civil Code Sections 2944.6 and 2944.7

In this Analysis, William M. Hensley examines the foreclosure crisis that precipitated the passage of California Senate Bill 94, which added new Cal Civ Code § 2944.6 and Cal Civ Code § 2944.7 . Mr. Hensley also provides practical tips to clients...

William M. Hensley
California Senate Bill 94 - Practical Aspects of New California Civil Code Sections 2944.6 and 2944.7

In this Analysis, William M. Hensley examines the foreclosure crisis that precipitated the passage of California Senate Bill 94, which added new Cal Civ Code § 2944.6 and Cal Civ Code § 2944.7 . Mr. Hensley also provides practical tips to clients...

Patricia Hughes Mills, J.D., L.L.M.
Mills on Planning for Like Kind Exchanges - PLRs 200810016 & 200810017

In this Analysis, Patricia Hughes Mills explains how PLR 200810016 (I.R.S. 2007) and PLR 200810017 (I.R.S. 2007) enhance planning opportunities for like kind exchanges by confirming the parameters of a technique that allows a taxpayer who wants to dispose...

Tags: Taxation
Robert M Jaworski
NEW HUD Booklet for Immediate Use to Comply with RESPA

On January 5, 2010, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published in the Federal Register a notice announcing the availability on its Web site of the revised special information booklet required by the Real Estate Settlement Procedures...

Robert M Jaworski
NEW HUD Booklet for Immediate Use to Comply with RESPA

On January 5, 2010, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published in the Federal Register a notice announcing the availability on its Web site of the revised special information booklet required by the Real Estate Settlement Procedures...