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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for California on

Q: I paid my rent on time and in full, but my landlord posted a 3 day notice to pay rent or quit, should I be worried?

Stacy Lynn Stern answered on Nov 13, 2010

You should contact the landlord and explain that you paid the rent in full and find out why they posted the notice. It sounds like there might be some type mis-communication or error. Perhaps they misfiled your check, or it was lost in the mail or something. It is best to communicate with the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for California on

Q: Do I need a lawyer to buy a house?

Stacy Lynn Stern answered on Nov 13, 2010

In most states, including, California, you do not need a lawyer to purchase a home. In some states a lawyer is required for some aspects of the deal, such as preparing the purchase documents, running a title search and closing.

Buying a house is a complex transaction and for most people the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Employment Law for California on

Q: Is it illegal to hire a family member

Stacy Lynn Stern answered on Nov 8, 2010

Family members legally hire family members all the time. There are many small businesses run by families for example. A company might have an internal policy that prohibits hiring a family member. Employees can check with the HR department in their companies to see if that type of policy exists.

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