The recent case of Taniguchi v. Restoration Homes, LLC, on rehearing, held unenforceable a default clause in a loan modification agreement that purported to allow the lender to call due a deferred principal and interest balance if the borrower ever defaulted on the new, modified reduced payment schedule
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Miller Starr Regalia (MSR), a preeminent California real estate law firm for more than 50 years, announced today that Arielle O. Harris, who has over a decade of experience in land use, environmental, and natural resources law and litigation, is joining the firm’s Land Use Department as a shareholder.
Miller Starr Regalia receives the Contra Costa County Bar Association’s 2019 Silver Level Diversity Award
This annual award is given to law firms in Contra Costa County that meet various levels of requirements established by the CCCBA Diversity Committee.
With the enactment of Assembly Bill 1482, signed by Governor Newsom in October 2019, the California legislature imposed a “just cause” limitation on lease terminations, non-renewals, or evictions for most California residential landlords, and also imposed a cap on the amount of annual rent increases allowable for many of the same landlords.
Marvin B. Starr, one of the founders of Miller Starr Regalia, has passed away at the age of 91. Starr, whose legal acumen, speaking prowess and charisma were admired by his peers, students and colleagues, also pioneered the widespread use of delayed tax deferred exchanges.