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Real Estate Finance
Miller Starr Regalia’s Financial Services Practice Group offers a sophisticated and broad range of legal services to lenders and borrowers in secured and unsecured financing transactions, representing major banks and other significant institutions as well as financial commercial real estate developers and property owners.
Not So Fast, Counselor: When Attorney’s Fees May Be Recovered In Connection With A Real Property Secured Debt
Two decisions reported elsewhere in this issue examine the same narrow aspect of attorney’s fees recovery in wrongful foreclosure cases arising out of the standard form of deed of trust customarily used in residential mortgage transactions in California.
Do You Feel Lucky, Banker? The Shaky Prospects For Financial Transactions With Marijuana-Related Businesses
Federal law prohibits the manufacture, possession, or use of marijuana for any purpose, including medical purposes. This prohibition notwithstanding, as of January of 2018, 29 states plus the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for medical purposes, six states have legalized marijuana for recreational use, and Maine and Massachusetts have approved legalization measures that have not yet taken effect.
His knowledge of real estate, business transactions and finance make him such a good fit for our growing transactional department and of great benefit to our clients.
Here We Go Again: The Vicissitudes of Public Policy and Guarantor Liability for California Real Estate Loans
Many real estate practitioners in California remember a time when a personal guaranty of a real estate secured loan was of dubious value to the lender.