• What Are the Benefits of Working with a Real Estate Attorney?

    There is no legal requirement that mandates the hiring of a real estate lawyer serving San Jose when buying or selling property. However, failure to do so can cost you thousands of dollars in the long run. This is because a real estate lawyer will ensure full disclosure of necessary information, which greatly reduces the […]

  • Unreasonable Behavior: I Know It When I See It!

    A great way to figure out whether someone’s behavior in connection with a contract or agreement is reasonable is to look at how courts view such things when resolving disputes. A recent disagreement over an easement provides such a perspective, and has application to many other types of commercial transactions. The case* in question illustrated […]

  • The Secret Side of UCC Financing Statements

    In my experience representing banks, asset based lenders and private lenders in San Jose and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, an overriding concern is to make sure that the lender has the ability to go after the collateral if the borrower does not pay for any reason. Accordingly, a lender, secured creditor or factor […]