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5 Common Types of Receiverships

The receivership remedy is a powerful remedy to address legal conflicts.  A receiver acts at the direction of a court and steps in to manage situations often rife with conflict and tension. The receivership remedy can address health and safety violations, business disputes, divorce proceedings, and more.

3 Tips for Identifying the Right Court-Appointed Receiver

Under normal circumstances, no one would choose to be involved in a legal conflict that has to be decided by the courts. However, situations arise all the time that require court involvement.

The Difference Between a Receiver and a Partition Referee

Receivers and Partition Referees each play an important role in California’s court system. However, they don’t have the same responsibilities. 

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. 

Appointment of a Receiver: Distressed Businesses, Corporate Dissolution and Liquidation of Assets

The coronavirus pandemic has flooded people’s minds with unquestionable doubts and uncertainty. For most, life and work have come to a complete and unexpected halt. The economy has plummeted, forcing countless businesses to temporarily close thus leaving numerous people out of work. For businesses lucky enough to keep their doors open are suffering at the hands of a reduced workload. The pandemic has caused, and continues to cause, distressed business owners and corporate shareholders to restructure and adapt to these challenging times. Big and small companies alike are trying to avert insolvency and utilize various relief options to mitigate the hardships. Unfortunately, we fear that we are still in the beginning stages of these struggles with no definite end in sight, and the somber truth is that while some companies will sustain, many others will not. For those that cannot, a Court-Appointed Receiver can help ease the difficult process of liquidating company assets and restructuring corporate frameworks.

California Court-Appointed Receiver Richardson "Red" Griswold Oversees Large Demolition Project of Abandoned Substandard Commercial Business Park

For nearly a decade, the City of Banning had to endure the challenges brought on by six unfinished commercial buildings spread over 9 acres of land located just off the 10 Freeway. The problem wasn’t necessarily that the buildings were unfinished, but rather that the unfinished buildings had been overrun by transients and squatters taking up residency within these structures resulting in hundreds of violations of State and local laws, numerous fires, hazardous conditions, and an accumulation of garbage and debris. What was once a place of potential future economic growth and development for the City of Banning, had quickly become more than just an eyesore, but a dangerous threat to the health and welfare of the community.

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