Key Strategies Concerning Representations and Warranties in Commercial Real Estate Purchase Agreements

Key Strategies Concerning Representations and Warranties in Commercial Real Estate Purchase Agreements Representations and warranties are often the most heavily negotiated section of commercial real estate purchase agreements because of the parties’ competing objectives. Sellers typically seek to limit the nature and scope of any representations as much as possible, preferring that the buyer rely […]

Common Bankruptcy Strategies Employed By Delinquent Borrowers To Stave Off Foreclosure Proceedings — And How Loan Servicers Should Combat These Tactics

Common Bankruptcy Strategies Employed By Delinquent Borrowers To Stave Off Foreclosure Proceedings — And How Loan Servicers Should Combat These Tactics While loan servicers are typically willing to explore various foreclosure alternatives with respect to delinquent borrowers, often a foreclosure on collateral is the only realistic option available to the servicer.  When faced with an […]

Negligence Duty of Care & Loan Servicing

Negligence Duty of Care & Loan Modifications In Sheen v. Wells Fargo Bank, the California Supreme Court has settled a split of authority over the application of a general negligence duty of care to loan modification applications. In Sheen, the Second Appellate District Court of Appeal affirmed the trial court’s dismissal of claims against Wells Fargo […]

Top Attorney 2022

21 Lagerlof Attorneys Recognized as Pasadena Magazine Top Attorneys 21 Lagerlof, LLP attorneys were listed as Pasadena Magazine’s “Top Attorneys” for 2022. The most out of any firm featured in the magazine. The attorneys recognized were Robert Bailey, Thomas Bunn, James Ciampa, Joshua Driskell, Nicholas Everett, Mark Flewelling, Lindsay Francis, Brian Friedman, Sue Hong, William […]

1031 Exchange of a LLC Membership Interest

1031 Exchange of a LLC Membership Interest Have an LLC membership interest in an entity that owns real property? If so, the need to structure your ownership is critical in being able to take advantage of a 1031 exchange. Generally when an interest in real property is sold a tax payer is required to pay […]

Pasadena Law Firms Merge Further Growing the Largest Firm in Pasadena

Pasadena Law Firms Merge Further Growing the Largest Firm in Pasadena https://youtu.be/zDsH7_IMmAc PASADENA – Anglin Flewelling & Rasmussen LLP and Lagerlof, LLP, two highly recognized and experienced Pasadena law firms, are pleased to announce they have merged, effective January 1, 2022. The combined firm will operate under the name Lagerlof, LLP.    The firms came […]

What Lies Beneath: The Hidden Costs of Standard Form Contracts

What Lies Beneath: The Hidden Costs of Standard Form Contracts With the advent of online legal services and downloadable templates for every type of contract imaginable, many individuals and business owners have taken legal drafting into their own hands. For a few hundred dollars, or sometimes even for “free”, anyone with a computer or smart […]

What is Equine Law? The Importance of Working With An Equine Law Specialist

What is Equine Law? The Importance of Working With An Equine Law Specialist What is equine law? Equine law is a specialized area of law governing horse transactions (e.g. sales and leases), horse-related torts such as veterinary malpractice and injuries sustained while riding, and horse businesses.  Clients are typically horse owners, the agents of horse […]