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What Are Partition Actions in Real Estate?

A partition action is a process in which common interests in a property, such as co-owners who own co-tenancy interests, ...
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What Makes a See-Through Trust?

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Can a Trustee Be Held Personally Liable?

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Can You Sue a Trustee for Negligence?

In many situations where family, friends, or even less acquainted people are asked to make key decisions for others, there ...
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Difference Between Probate, Trust, and Estate Lawyers

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How Much Time Do You Have to Complete a 1031 Exchange?

Consider this scenario: You hear the market is hot, and you decide to swap out a property you own for ...
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Does a 1031 Exchange Avoid California Taxes?

Managing real estate investments in California is fraught with difficulties. Having to worry about tax liability while you are dodging ...
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Cristian R. Arrieta, Lowthorp Richards McMillan Miller & Templeman, A Professional Corporation, 300 E. Esplanade Drive Suite 850, Oxnard, CA 93036