After the Complaint: How to Get a Partition Referee Appointed (Part 2)

The first step is filing the partition action, but what happens next? Once a complaint for partition has been filed with the court, most plaintiffs are eager to get the court to appoint a referee. It is important to remember that it may take some time for this process to be completed. 

The Health and Safety Receivership Process

The Health & Safety Receivership remedy is available to communities in California that have a goal of eliminating substandard, abandoned, and nuisance properties. More specifically, this receivership solution is utilized when these properties pose a health and safety risk to individuals in the community, or perhaps even the community at large.  

Partition Action: What Is It? (Part 1)

In this series of blog posts, we are looking at partition actions.  Partition referees play an important role in California’s real estate industry. However, not everyone knows what the partition remedy is or how it works. Understanding this useful tool is the first step in utilizing it effectively to solve conflicts and protect client assets. 

Important 2022 Law & Code Enforcement Changes in California

Every year, small and large changes are made to California’s legal codes. This includes laws that affect code enforcement officers, who play a vital role in keeping our communities safe. 

Nuisance Motels: Community Effects of Motel License Revocation

Failing to properly and safely maintain a motel can bring about serious consequences, including the revocation of a motel operating license. In this blog, we’ll discuss some of the common motel violations and substandard conditions and when a receivership may be necessary to protect the safety of the community. 

Ways to Encourage Support & Safety for Code Enforcement Officers

Guest blogger, Michael Halpern of MuniReg LLC explains how inadequate resources can negatively impact code enforcement officials. Regardless of setting, a fresh set of eyes or an outside perspective is often needed to address lingering issues. Municipal governments are not immune to these challenges. One such area centers around the work of code enforcement officials.


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