Home title fraud earned the “latest scam” label from the FBI back in 2008. Home title fraud (also known as “deed fraud”) is different from mortgage fraud. Title fraud occurs when someone obtains the title to your home through fraudulent methods. Then, the criminal tries to use your home’s equity to secure as many loans as possible. Homeowners can be completely unaware of this until the lender tries to foreclose on the home. It can take your real estate attorneys months to undo the damage. Continue reading
We had the privilege of representing an LLC and several of its members in a civil action filed by other LLC members who sought to dissolve the LLC and force the sale of over ten pieces of commercial and residential real property located in the Bay Area. In this heavily litigated matter involving numerous depositions and several motions and court hearings, we were able to reach a favorable settlement following mediation wherein we were able to preserve the existence of the LLC for our clients and preserve the majority of the real property for the LLC.
Our firm successfully represented a major Northern California construction equipment dealer in a complex mechanic’s lien priority dispute following the failure of a multi-million dollar golf course project in Central California. With over fifty competing mechanic’s lien claims and with litigation spanning the course of several years and complicated by the bankruptcy of a major financial institution involved in the project, our firm successfully negotiated a highly favorable monetary settlement for our client.