CLTA eNews - December 2014 In This Issue
CLTA NEWS
SACRAMENTO REPORT
INDUSTRY NEWS
COURT CASES
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CLTA NEWS
CLTA is pleased to offer:  New Laws/New Cases 2014, a 1.25-hour live webinar delivered to your desktop on Thursday, January 15, 2015 from 10:00am - 11:15am. Participants requesting MCLE or PD will receive 1.25 CE credit for participating in the webinar.  ...
 
The California Land Title Association is releasing its annual Summary of Legislation in a high-resolution electronic format, complete with ...
 
The California Land Title Association has successfully and actively promoted the interests of our industry in California since 1907.  The many successes of CLTA in protecting our interests are well documented, and we urge you to take a few minutes to review the recently released "Summary of Legislation" for highlights on legislation monitored by CLTA that was chaptered this year...
 
The CLTA has updated the ALTA California Title Insurance Survey. The Survey provides a detailed overview of the laws and regulations applicable to title insurance companies, title agents, underwritten title companies ...
 
SACRAMENTO REPORT
The California State Board of Equalization (BOE) issued a notice to county assessors with details on a property tax postponement program chaptered into law by Assembly Bill 2231 (Ch. 703, 2014) earlier this year. Assembly Bill ...
 
The California Board of Equalization (BOE) prepared a summary for the county assessors on the personal and real property tax changes that were signed by the Governor in 2014. The bills generally become effective January 1, 2015. ...
 
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INDUSTRY NEWS
The California Law Revision Commission (CLRC) issued a tentative recommendation asserting that the "existing approach to publication of legal notices in a judicial district has become cumbersome and confusing", because ...
 
A federal spending bill passed by Congress over the weekend, H.R. 83, has effectively prohibited the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) from financing mortgages for properties seized through eminent domain by explicitly stating ...
 
The U.S. House of Representatives passed an extension of the Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Act to cover short sales that occurred in 2014. The Senate must now act for the tax break to be renewed. Without an extension of the law ...
 
The Conference of California Bar Associations (CCBA) proposed two resolutions dealing with mechanics liens. The first would amend Civil Code section 8416 to add a requirement that lenders, reputed lenders, and ...
 
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COURT CASES
Lin v. Coronado (B248848)
A trustee's deed was not void where it was altered to delete plaintiff's name because, even though plaintiff's name was originally shown as a grantee ...
 
Van Horn v. Department of Toxic Substances Control (C073173)
The lien hearing procedure, used by the Department of Toxic Substances Control to impose a lien for the cost of hazardous substance cleanup, violates ...
 
Union Pacific Railroad Company v. Santa Fe Pacific Pipelines, Inc. (B242864)
Under Congressional Acts prior to 1871, the federal government conveyed ...
 
Lyons v. Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office (B256041)
After losing her property to a trustee's sale and eviction, plaintiff sued the sheriff's office and county recorder for wrongful eviction. The court held that ...
 
 

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