- 8/1/19: Infamous Rustic Canyon house finally demolished after 17 years of litigation
- Horowitz/Belgari case documents
- NEWS: 6/21/19 COURT OF APPEAL GUTTED VIEW RIGHTS PROVIDED BY THE MARQUEZ KNOLLS’ CC&Rs; 8/9/19 update regarding California Supreme Court review
- (THIS POST HAS BEE UPDATED.) Marquez Knolls’ view rights under attack again (Eisen vs. Tavangarian)
- View Rights and Inverse Condemnation
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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
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.
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
Prevailing Defendant is Entitled to Attorney’s Fees – California Supreme Court Opinion in Tract 19051 v. Kemp (Yeldell)
In a unanimous decision by all seven Justices, the California Supreme Court held that in any action to enforce governing documents of a common interest development, the “prevailing party” is entitled to attorneys fees under Civil Code section 5975, even where plaintiffs fail to establish that a common interest development exists. Continue reading
By Keith Turner and Justin Escano Another possible weapon for arsenal for view rights claims is the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). In a nutshell, the CEQA law provides that if a public and private development project may create a … Continue reading
The Pacific View Rights Center ad in Palisades News, the exiting new town paper.
The Pacific Palisades Civic League, the claimed guardian of Tract 9300, finally launched its own website: www.PPCL9300.org
See Keith Turner’s interview on Southern California Homes, a top site for California homes for sale, as well as New Mexico real estate, Northern California real estate and Los Angeles, CA homes for sale: Home Improvement and Resolving Contract Disputes.
By Keith Turner With all of its twists and turns, the Beglari case is an excellent example of just how difficult it can be to enforce Los Angeles building codes, even when multiple attorneys, retried judges, and high-end real estate … Continue reading
Property owners have more rights and power than they realize to stop McMansion; to object to a neighbor’s construction plans; and to otherwise challenge Department of Building & Safety decisions. Many homeowners in Los Angeles and elsewhere object to … Continue reading