We were recently appointed by the San Diego County Superior Court to take control of an abandoned/nuisance strip mall in Lemon Grove, California.
The City of San Diego successfully utilizes the health & safety receivership remedy for its most challenging substandard properties. San Diego KGTV 10News recently aired a story on how the City of San Diego approaches hoarding and other severe conditions within its communities. Receiver Red Griswold provides his insight and experience regarding the role of a receivership and how the remedy can resolve dangerous situations.
We developed a series of videos to address frequently asked questions about how the appointment of a health and safety receiver in California cities can address problem properties, whether they are single-family homes, apartments, motels or abandoned properties. Here, we provide an overview of the duties of a health and safety receiver:
At Griswold Law, we are exposed to challenging hoarding conditions on a daily basis. It is our job as the court-appointed health & safety receiver to remedy the effects of extreme hoarding at residential properties across the State of California.
Partition Referee Richardson "Red" Griswold was appointed by the San Diego County Superior Court in June 2017 to take control of a downtown San Diego luxury condo unit that was the subject of a dispute between co-owners. After resolving occupancy issues, the property was listed and marketed by Mr. Griswold's court-approved real estate broker. As the Court's partition referee, Mr. Griswold acted as the "seller" in the transaction. Escrow closed in January 2018 and Mr. Griswold is currently analyzing the final funds distribution between the record owners.
Before Griswold Law Begins Rehabilitation of the Property