Attorney’s Fees in Contracts

California Attorney and Real Estate Broker Chris Adishian answers the question, “How do attorney’s fees work in contract?” at the South Bay Association of Realtors Commercial Attorney Panel on June 2, 2015. Transcript Touching on the attorney’s fees part, I’ll…

Buying a commercial property

California Attorney and Real Estate Broker Chris Adishian answers the question, “When buying a commercial property, who should be on my team?” at the South Bay Association of Realtors Commercial Attorney Panel on June 2, 2015. Transcript When you go…

Tenant estoppel certificates

California Attorney and Real Estate Broker Chris Adishian answers the question, “Should I require copies of leases or tenant estoppel certificates when buying a commercial building?” at the South Bay Association of Realtors’ event, “Commercial Attorney Panel-Hot Legal Issues for…

Commercial lease negotiations

Commercial lease negotiations can be complex.  California Attorney and Real Estate Broker Chris Adishian answers the question, “What are some common commercial lease negotiating points?” at the South Bay Association of Realtors’ event, “Commercial Attorney Panel-Hot Legal Issues for Commercial…

Attorney’s Fees Revisited

Attorney’s Fees Revisited

This article focuses on attorney’s fees clauses in real estate leases.  The principles here could apply to any written contract.  Often times, the negotiation of attorney’s fees and the implications of having these clause become the “Game Within The Game:”…

Attorney’s Fees

Attorney’s Fees

Attorney’s Fees do NOT Count Towards the Jurisdictional Limit in Limited Jurisdiction Cases In California. This article discusses attorney’s fees in one of the rare cases where we would, and have, represented a Plaintiff in a limited jurisdiction case. As…

Commercial Leasing: Surrender and Termination

Commercial Leasing: Surrender and Termination

In the current recession, commercial landlord’s are just beginning to feel the pressure from tenants seeking rent concession or the outright elimination of their rent obligation. See Wall Street Journal, “Struggling Retailers Press Struggling Landlords on Rent”, January 2009. There…