Monthly Archives: August 2012

Los Angeles Rent Control Relocation Assistance Costs

 

 Relocation assistance under Los Angeles rent control is one of the most unfair and “crazy” laws in my opinion.  The Los Angeles rent control laws are completely biased and in favor of the tenant and impose extreme hardships on landlords … Continue reading

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Evicting a Tenant in Santa Clarita and Valencia – Don’t Wait!

 

 I am always surprised (though I guess I shouldn’t be anymore) when a landlord contacts me to evict their tenant and then tells me that their tenant hasn’t paid rent for many months!  My first question to the landlord is … Continue reading

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Power of Attorney for Santa Clarita and Los Angeles – An Overview

 

 A durable power of attorney for assets is used when one person wishes to give another person the authority to act on behalf of the principal person.  The powers granted can be limited to certain cases or for a particular … Continue reading

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Santa Clarita Estate Planning – Living Trusts Compared to Joint Tenancy

 

 Clients often ask whether they should create a living trust or put their assets in joint tenancy.  There is no “one-size-fits-all” answer.  This blog post will compare living trusts to joint tenancy.  If you are in the Santa Clarita Valley … Continue reading

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Evicting Tenants from Illegal Garage Conversions in Southern California

 

 In the past few months, I’ve had several clients come to me to evict a tenant from an illegally converted garage unit.  For whatever reason, the landlord decided to convert their garage into a home by installing a bathroom, kitchen, … Continue reading

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