CLTA eNews - March 2013 In This Issue
CLTA NEWS
SACRAMENTO REPORT
INDUSTRY NEWS
COURT CASES
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
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CLTA NEWS
Bulletin 12/13-71 - February 25, 2013
The CLTA is proud to announce its new "Online User Portal".  The brand new service, which is accessible via a password protected portal on the CLTA website, streamlines many CLTA member functions and provides ...
 
Bulletin 12/13-78 - March 7, 2013
CLTA is pleased to offer: Bankruptcy 2013, a 1.5-hour live webinar delivered to your desktop on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 from 10:00am - 11:30am. Participants requesting MCLE will receive 1.5 CE credit for participating in the webinar. ...
 
The CLTA is pleased to welcome a new title company as Regular member of the association, as approved by the CLTA Executive Committee on March 6, 2013. ...
 
On March 4, 2013, on behalf of its' membership, the CLTA requested the filing of the following forms with the Department of Insurance.  The following forms are expected to be effective 30 days from the filing date.  ...
 
SACRAMENTO REPORT
Assembly Bill 561 (Ting) would provide that "realty sold" for purposes of the imposition of a documentary transfer tax includes any acquisition or transfer of ownership interests in a legal entity that would constitute a change in ownerships of that legal entity’s real property. The bill would eliminate ...
 
Assembly Bill 1091 (Skinner) would require a notice of default to include a statement that includes the telephone number of the Homeowners Home Ownership and Opportunity for People Everywhere (HOPE) program, or ...
 
Senate Bill 803 (DeSaulnier) would modify the Penal Code to state that in any case where a defendant is convicted of a crime in which an instrument affecting any right, title, or interest in real property is found to be ...
 
Senate Bill 652 (DeSaulnier) would require a homeowner who makes a claim for damages to record the claim in the chain of title for the property prior to any ...
 
Assembly Bill 1164 (Lowenthal) is a spot bill that declares the intent of the author to enact legislation that would allow an employee to record a ...
 
The California State Senate once again has a two-thirds supermajority of Democrats after Democrats won a special election in San Diego.  Assemblyman Ben Hueso will replace ...
 
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INDUSTRY NEWS
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced the appointment of Robert Herrell as a Deputy Commissioner and Legislative Director.  Herrell served as ...
 
In a published opinion issued on March 11th, the California Court of Appeal decided that the amount of a mechanics’ lien was the lesser of two values: the reasonable value of the services, equipment, or material furnished or ...
 
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COURT CASES
Appel v. Superior Court (B244590)
Where the value of a mechanics lien claimant's work exceeds the contract price, the amount of the lien is limited to the contract price under former Civil Code Section 3123(a) (substantially reenacted as CC 8430), even where ...
 
Jolley v. Chase Home Finance (A134019)
In an action to enjoin a trustee's sale and for damages in connection with a construction loan, the court reversed a summary judgment in favor of the defendant lender, finding that ...
 
Aguayo v. Amaro (B231194)
The doctrine of unclean hands can serve as a defense to adverse possession by color of title, but normally is not a defense when it is based on claim of right. The court held that unclean hands can be ...
 
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
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