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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: Case was dismiss without prejudice to PLTF. Can a 2nd demand notice Be sent out before 1st judg. Is filed?
Kenneth Sisco
Kenneth Sisco answered on Apr 4, 2019

If your case was dismissed without prejudice, there will be no Judgment, and you may proceed in any way you please within the law; you simply need to start over.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: Hello, What is the standard buyout amount to be paid to a family to leave their apartment? Thank you!
Kenneth Sisco
Kenneth Sisco answered on Apr 3, 2019

I have never heard of a "standard buyout," nor have I ever seen any kind of guideline. The concept is usually referred to as "cash for keys," and it is totally subjective. If you can get your tenants to move out in a relatively short time, and leave the premises "spotless," that is worth a lot of... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation and Business Law for California on
Q: Are we required to register as a business in the state of California?

We are a Delaware C-Corp that does online retail sales. We hired one employee in California to do some marketing work for us. Does this constitute as doing business in the state of CA and require us to register with the Secretary of State?

Kenneth Sisco
Kenneth Sisco answered on Apr 3, 2019

Given the facts stated, I believe there is little question that the law requires you to qualify to do business in California. While I do not recommend that anyone breaks the law or even ignores it, it is important to note that the major sanction for failing to qualify, is that you will not be... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Legal Malpractice and Probate for California on
Q: Its hard to explain my issue.There's a deed recorded,I say its not legal. Its my house but How to exit probate court?...

I say the deed is not legal because deed shows the Grantor is an estate that I used to be executor and only heir but this estate had ended, it was CLOSED years before this "bogus" deed was signed and recorded. So whoever tried to pull a fast one on me by recording a deed without my knowledge didnt... Read more »

Kenneth Sisco
Kenneth Sisco answered on Apr 1, 2019

There are still far too many facts missing to provide a really definitive answer. But, ultimately, if not settled, a lawsuit will need to be filed to cancel the "bogus" deed and quiet title. A forged deed is not merely voidable, but it is absolutely void. If someone forged your name, and you can... Read more »

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