The CLTA is pleased to welcome three new title companies as Regular members of the association, as approved by the CLTA Board of Governors in November. ...
News Express: Bulletin 14/15-41 - November 5, 2014
San Francisco Proposition G, which would have imposed an additional tax of up to 24% on the sale price of multi-unit properties sold within five years of ...
2014 was a busy year in the California Legislature, with legislators introducing a total of 2,260 bills throughout the year. Slightly less than half of those bills, or 1074, passed out of the Legislature ...
With the 2014 election now in California’s rearview mirror, Democrats retained control over both the State Senate and State Assembly, but lost the 2/3s supermajority that they enjoyed after the 2012 election. ...
The California Attorney General published its second annual California Data Breach Report. The Report offered a look at the impact of data breaches on state residents in 2013, along with recommendations for ...
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Title Insurance Task Force considered the adoption of a report presented by its Title Consumer Shopping Tools Working Group at the ...
Jenkins v. Teegarden
A deed prepared by a caregiver and executed by a dependent adult in favor of the caregiver, for inadequate consideration, is an invalid "donative transfer" under former Probate Code Section 21350 ...
First California Bank v. McDonald
In order to obtain a deficiency judgment, all real property collateral must be included in one single action for judicial foreclosure. If any of the real property collateral is previously exhausted through any other means, such as ...
Huntington Continental Townhouse Association v. Miner (G049624)
The court held that under Civil Code Section 5655(a), a homeowners association must accept a partial payment made by an owner of a separate interest in a ...
Blueberry Properties v. Chow
When a judgment directs a party to execute documents and the party refuses to do so, the court may issue a post-judgment order appointing ...
RNT Holdings v. United General Title Insurance Company
Plaintiff claimed that there was a defect in title covered by its title insurance policy because the insured deed of trust was executed by the borrower prior to transferring title into a trust, but was recorded after ...
Jones v. Wachovia Bank
The court upheld a summary judgment in an action for damages based on the doctrine of promissory estoppel after plaintiffs lost their home in a foreclosure sale, which ...
Kan v. Guild Mortgage Company
Plaintiff/borrower brought this preforeclosure quiet title action alleging that a deed of trust was improperly securitized and, therefore, void. The court upheld the trial court's sustaining of a demurrer because ...
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