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New Proposed Legislation Provides Progress for the Protection of Homeowners: Education and Transparency

April 18, 2022 0 comments

We recently negotiated a settlement with a homeowners association (“HOA”) that had filed a lawsuit against our clients because the HOA didn’t…

Can I Recover My Legal Fees If I Sue My HOA?

January 22, 2021 0 comments

This is probably the most common question that clients ask us when they come to LS Carlson Law for help with their…

Can You Take An HOA To Court?

January 2, 2021 0 comments

Absolutely. Homeowners Associations (“HOAs”) are associations formed, most often as non-profit corporations, to own and manage common interest developments in California. The…

What is an HOA Attorney?

January 1, 2021 0 comments

While the term “HOA attorney” (or for that matter, “HOA lawyer”) is neither an official designation from any governing body or organization,…

Strategic Business Attorneys

March 20, 2020 0 comments

What Should I Do if a Contractor Puts a Lien on My Property?

February 11, 2020 1 comments

When people talk about liens placed on their homes by contractors, they’re talking about mechanics liens. A mechanics lien is a statutorily…

Can I Recover My Attorneys’ Fees If I Sue My Contractor?

February 11, 2020 0 comments

If your familiar with my Guide to Contractor Disputes, then you already know that among the most important things to remember when…

Can I Sue My Contractor?

February 11, 2020 0 comments

Obviously, there are wonderful contractors out there who show up on time, properly train and supervise their people, work within the agreed…

Employee Severance Agreements

January 24, 2020 0 comments

Most business owners know that California is an at-will state, meaning that except in cases of discrimination (e.g., race, gender, religion, etc.)…

Death of the Independent Contractor?

November 26, 2019 0 comments

Unless some recently filed lawsuits (including one by the California Trucking Association) are successful, classifying a worker as an independent contractor is…

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