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View Rights and Inverse Condemnation

Date: August 13, 2017Author: Turner Law Firm— Edit (by Keith Turner, Esq. and Emma Samyan, Loyola Law School, J.D. Candidate | Class of 2018) An ocean, mountain, city or other view can add a lot to a property’s value.  However, as “a general … Continue reading

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Marquez Knolls’ view rights under attack again (Eisen vs. Tavangarian)

Eisen, Tavangarian, Zabrucky v. McAdams, view rights, CC&Rs,  Justice Dennis M. Perluss, John L. Segal Continue reading

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Keith Turner co-author CEB’s California Easements and Boundaries: Law and Litigation book

The Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) is a joint committee of The State Bar of California and the University of California that among other things publishes the leading legal treaties on California law topics. Keith Turner is a co-author of … Continue reading

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View Rights and Inverse Condemnation

(by Keith Turner, Esq. and Emma Samyan, Loyola Law School, J.D. Candidate | Class of 2018) The Turner Law Firm is one of the leading view rights law firms in California and has handled hundreds of view right cases. An … Continue reading

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View Rights in the Hollywood Hills (Rising Glen Road and the Beverly Highlands Homes Association)

One of the key features of property in the Hollywood Hills are the incredible city and ocean views enjoyed from most of the lots.  However, many property owners learn after closing that their views are not fully protected.  The time … Continue reading

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Anti-SLAPP and HOA Disputes

Colyear v. Rolling Hills Community Association of Rancho Palos Verdes (2017) 9 Cal.App.5th 119 is a recent example of an anti-SLAPP motion being a very powerful defense weapon in HOA litigation. The term “SLAPP” means “Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation,” … Continue reading

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HOA Board of Directors have a duty to act with reasonable diligence in the performance of director duties.

By Keith Turner and Justin Escano   Palm Spings Villas II v. Parth is a another example of what can happen when an HOA board member “goes rogue” and tests the limits of the so-called “business judgment rule,” which HOA … Continue reading

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Fence, Tree, and Hedge Height Law

By Keith Turner and Justin Escano Fence, Tree, and Hedge Height Law Is property subject to CCRs or other recorded property specific restrictions? Local zoning – Los Angeles Municipal Code provisions Spite fence law Is property subject to CCRs or … Continue reading

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Homeowners of Encino – Zoning Primer

The Homeowners of Encino’s website features an detailed introduction to zoning and planning in Los Angeles: A BRIEF PRIMER ON LAND-USE TERMINOLOGY . Thanks to Gerald A. Silver for letting us link to his excellent article.

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Recent Developments in Neighbor vs. Neighbor Encroachment Related Disputes

By: Keith J. Turner and Angelica J. Varela Sometimes the development and use of property goes beyond the property line, such as driveways and landscaping improvements, which are called “encroachments.”   (An “encroachment” is the extension of a building or other … Continue reading

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