Real Estate Property Litigation

1. Breach of Contract
2. Breach of Lease
3. Commercial Landlord/Tenant Disputes
4. Commercial Eviction
5. Buyer/Seller Disputes
6. Construction
7. Mechanic’s Lien/Stop Notice
8. Partition
9. Quiet Title
10. Lien Priority Litigation
11. Easement/Adverse Possession

Breach of Contract

This firm’s team of experienced litigators regularly handles breach of contract actions arising from business disputes, installment sale contracts, leases, secured promissory notes and unsecured promissory notes. With experience representing plaintiffs and defendants and handling disputes involving multi-million dollar claims, this firm’s business litigation team provides the practical legal skills and knowledge to assert our clients’ interests or defend them against claims while remaining steadfast in our goal to achieve our clients’ desired resolution.

Breach of Lease

Our real estate litigation team is experienced in representing landlords in breach of lease actions arising from a tenant’s failure to pay rent, property damage or abandonment. We possess a thorough understanding of the rights and obligations regarding commercial real property leases and evictions, and will provide you with the knowledge and expertise to pursue your rights and remedies for breach of lease including evicting the tenant and pursuing a lawsuit for damages.

Commercial Landlord/Tenant Disputes

California landlord/tenant law involves complex issues which require the assistance of highly skilled attorneys. This firm has over 58 years of combined experience in resolving conflicts between commercial landlords and tenants. We have represented landlords, tenants, property managers and leasing brokers, and provide quality representation to ensure our clients’ rights are protected.

Commercial Eviction

We have the expertise to represent landlords seeking to evict commercial tenants due to a breach of lease, including failure to pay rent, property damage or abandonment. Commercial evictions in California require a comprehensive understanding of the law and timely actions to protect your rights. Our team of highly skilled litigators can assist landlords in the procedures leading up to the eviction and the filing of an unlawful detainer action for recovery of possession of the leased premises.

Buyer/Seller Disputes

Our real estate litigation team is experienced in representing buyers and sellers in residential and commercial real estate disputes, including breach of purchase/sale agreements, disputes between joint property owners, easement disputes, failure to disclose, fraud and title issues. We have extensive experience in handling complex real estate disputes, and strive to preserve our clients’ interests and seek a favorable resolution in an efficient and cost-effective manner.


At Poniatowski Leding Parikh Law Corporation, we provide experienced legal representation in all aspects of construction law to help clients resolve construction disputes effectively. We represent contractors, subcontractors, equipment suppliers, property owners and other professionals. We have handled claims related to construction lien claims, payment and performance bond claims, change order disputes, contractor/subcontractor disputes, owner/subcontractor disputes and related claims. Our team of highly skilled and aggressive real estate litigators understand how to effectively resolve disputes and protect your rights at trial if necessary.

Mechanic’s Lien / Stop Notice

Our Bay Area real estate litigation team has extensive experience in representing contractors, subcontractors and equipment/material suppliers in mechanics’ liens disputes. Mechanics liens are governed by California Civil Code §§8000 et seq., and failure to strictly comply with the statutory notice and recording requirements therein could impair a parties’ rights to recover payment from owners who have failed to make payment. In addition, our team is experienced in representing property owners in defending against lien claims.


Partition actions involve disputes among co-owners of residential or commercial property regarding the use access, possession or management of the property. Our real estate litigation team is experienced in handling partition claims and assisting our clients in negotiating a fair division of the property, and when necessary, commencing legal proceedings to facilitate a judicial sale of the property.

Quiet Title

An action to quiet title may arise in the context of disputes involving real property ownership, boundaries, easements or lien rights. At Poniatowski Leding Parikh Law Corporation, our team has extensive expertise in litigating quiet title actions to allow the Court to address claims asserted by interested parties, and render a final judgment as to property ownership.

Lien Priority Litigation

We are experienced in handling disputes that arise between property owners, lenders and other interested parties regarding the priority of secured interests in real property. These may include deeds of trust, mortgages, judgment liens and mechanics liens. We have represented lenders to protect or defend the priority of their secured interest in real property, and have the knowledge and skill to meet our clients’ needs.

Easement/Adverse Possession

Poniatowski Leding Parikh Law Corporation has the expertise to represent both plaintiffs and defendants in easement disputes, including claims involving shared property with adjoining owners such as common walkways, driveways, rights-of-way and other access. We are experienced in litigation involving the enforcement and extinguishment of easements, including allegations of misuse, interference, termination and abandonment of easements. We are also experienced in representing clients in actions involving adverse possession and prescriptive property rights.

Commercial Real Estate Attorney Oakland, Pleasanton, Hayward, San Leandro, and Castro Valley Bay Area