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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for California on
Q: How to register real estate investment in California?
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Mr. Robin Mashal answered on May 19, 2015

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I am not clear what you are asking. Are you making your own investment, or do you intend to sell an investment in real estate to third parties? If you are making your own investment,...
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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination for California on
Q: where can i find the citation for the fair employment and housing act?
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Mr. Robin Mashal answered on May 19, 2015

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You can search the Fair Employment and Housing Act at this web page http://www.dfeh.ca.gov/Publications_FEHADescr.htm. Be sure to consult your own attorney to protect your legal...
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1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for California on
Q: If I'm a pending lawsuit can one file for bk
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Mr. Robin Mashal answered on May 19, 2015

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Generally, you can file for bankruptcy protection while an action is pending against you. However, there are certain claims/causes of action that are not dischargeable in...
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2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for California on
Q: Can seller raise price at any time after a bid is accepted and signed by both parties in California?

we have a bid in for 240 K contingency termite repairs to be completed can seller raise the price in any way after she has accepted the bid which she has done at this point?

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Mr. Robin Mashal answered on Apr 30, 2015

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Your question is not clear: did you enter a contract to purchase the property or to have termite repairs done on the property? If both parties have agreed to a contract at a fixed...
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2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for California on
Q: Who is responsible for Parcel splits the buyer or the seller in a joint land agreement ?
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Mr. Robin Mashal answered on Apr 30, 2015

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The answer will depend on the terms of your agreement. I suggest you retain an attorney and review the agreement with your attorney.

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1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for California on
Q: If a trust is amended three times, is there a requirement that the first and second amendments be retained
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Mr. Robin Mashal answered on Apr 13, 2015

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This is a question you should be asking your estate planning attorney. If your trust was "amended and restated," generally, it may not be necessary to retain the superseded trusts....
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for California on
Q: How can I request from Judge to have access to father's home? He past Intestate sister and biomom father divorced over
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Mr. Robin Mashal answered on Apr 13, 2015

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I am sorry for your loss. Since your father died intestate, you will need to probate his estate.

2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for California on
Q: I'm trying to refinance my home and ex son-in-law, who is on my deed, does not want to sign a quick claim.

He was put on deed when I took out a 2nd mortgage when my daughter and him were married. They are now divorced and I want to refi, but he wants me to give him $10,000. to sign. He never lived in the house or was on the loan. He just signed because he was married to my daughter. I thought he was... Read more »

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Mr. Robin Mashal answered on Mar 27, 2015

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Anyone on title is presumed to have ownership interest, unless you can prove otherwise. It is possible that the divorce decree affected his interest in the property. Otherwise, you...
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2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for California on
Q: Can home seller raise the asking price after a full price offer has been made? No other offers have been made

Seller has not accepted or turned down our full price offer, but now wants to raise the asking price.

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Mr. Robin Mashal answered on Mar 25, 2015

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So long as the seller is not bound by a sales contract, the seller may be able to change the asking price. The statute of frauds requires that a contract for the purchase and sale...
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2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for California on
Q: We are a family trust trying to sell some vacant lots. Must we have the lots insured in order to sell them ?
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Mr. Robin Mashal answered on Mar 25, 2015

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You question is a bit unclear to me. If by insurance you are referring to liability insurance coverage, the answer is no -- having such insurance is not pre-requisite for sale....
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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for California on
Q: My owner is selling the house I live in. Does he have to pay me to relocate?
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Mr. Robin Mashal answered on Mar 23, 2015

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Generally, the answer is no. However, under certain circumstances (e.g., unexpired lease, rent control ordinance) he may have to compensate you. Be sure to consult your own...
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1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for California on
Q: can i file a police report online for my ex punching me in my face?

He chipped my front tooth and he needs to be held responsible for dental bills

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Mr. Robin Mashal answered on Mar 23, 2015

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If you have been the victim of a crime, drive to your local law enforcement office and file your police report. The police will not pursue your monetary damages for you. To recover...
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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for California on
Q: Can I get a refund for installation fees paid. The service was inadequate/shoddy? What can I do to get my money back?

The merchant acknowledge refund for merchandise but refuses refund of shoddy installation service. To complicate matters, I am up against their imposed time limit for refund.

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Mr. Robin Mashal answered on Mar 23, 2015

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It is very difficult to answer your question without knowing the terms of your agreement with this "merchant," and how the installation was deficient. I suggest you immediately...
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1 Answer | Asked in Collections for California on
Q: how much time should I give the jugmentdebtor to get back to me after the examination of the enforcment of judgment?
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Mr. Robin Mashal answered on Mar 19, 2015

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Your question is not clear. What is the JD supposed to get back to you with?

2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for California on
Q: Is a verbal acceptance of an offer binding?
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Mr. Robin Mashal answered on Mar 17, 2015

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If you are referring to a transaction for the purchase and sale of real estate, then the answer is no. A contract for the purchase and sale of real estate needs to be in writing,...
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1 Answer | Asked in Probate for California on
Q: Father has property and no will and I'm the only child can my uncle claim it
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Mr. Robin Mashal answered on Mar 17, 2015

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If your father is the sole owner of the property, and your father has no estate plan dealing with the property, then your father's estate will need to go through probate. The...
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1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for California on
Q: My owners 2 dogs killed and eat my dog, what legal recourse can I take for owners negelgence

Owner was not feeding dogs on a regular basis.

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Mr. Robin Mashal answered on Mar 17, 2015

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Depending on the facts, you may have various causes of action against your neighbor such as negligence, or for strict liability under Section 3342 of the California Civil Code. You...
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2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning for California on
Q: After a person has a durable power of attorney in place, is it a problem for them to create a new will and trust?
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Mr. Robin Mashal answered on Mar 17, 2015

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After you have an estate plan in place, you are able to revise your estate plan when necessary.

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1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for California on
Q: do i need a bankruptcy lawyer if im going bankrupt
Mr. Robin Mashal
Mr. Robin Mashal answered on Mar 17, 2015

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If you feel you are able to properly fill out the forms, you can file a bankruptcy petition on your own. Otherwise, you should retain an attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for California on
Q: do I need a lawyer to represent me in court on a civil litigation case?
Mr. Robin Mashal
Mr. Robin Mashal answered on Mar 15, 2015

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No, you have the option to represent yourself in a civil action, which is often referred to as "in propria persona" or "in pro. per." appearance. Before deciding to do so, you...
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