Receivership over Historic Properties Protected Under the Mills Act

The Mills Act protects properties that have historic value. What happens when a receiver takes control of a property that is protected by the Mills Act? 

Liquor License Receiverships in California

When a judgment lien is entered against a judgment debtor, California law lays out a specific process whereby a court-appointed receiver can take control of a liquor license that the debtor holds.  Then, the court-appointed receiver can sell the liquor license and apply the proceeds of the sale to the satisfaction of a judgment.

The Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act

The Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act (“UPHPA”) was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom and went into effect on January 1, 2022. This new California partition law dramatically changes how Heirs Property is handled in partition actions. Heirs Property is generally defined as property that is transferred from one generation to another by intestate succession as a result of individuals who failed to make wills or to utilize other advisable estate planning techniques.

A Guide to California Post-Judgment Receiverships

A post-judgment receivership is one of the methods a judgment creditor can use to enforce its judgment. The role of a post-judgment receiver is to expedite the process of satisfying the judgment.  According to the California Code of Civil Procedure, California law provides for the implementation of a post-judgment receivership. In this guide, we will go over what exactly a post-judgment receivership is, and how it can help expedite the process of collecting on a civil judgment.

Chino California Nuisance Property Receivership Project

How did Richardson “Red” Griswold make the city of Chino safer through his work as a court-appointed receiver? It started when Mr. Griswold was appointed by the San Bernardino County Superior Court as receiver over a single-family home in a neighborhood within the City of Chino, pursuant to the California Health & Safety Code sections 11573.3(f)(2), 17980.7(c) and Code of Civil Procedure section 564(b)(3).  

How Did Griswold Law Address the Problems at Garden Grove Presidio Through the Receivership Remedy?

When Richardson “Red” Griswold was court-appointed to be the receiver over a dilapidated and vacant single-family home in Garden Grove, the property had been the subject of citizen complaints and code violations for years.


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