What’s a Demurrer?

What’s a Demurrer?

Law, like many professions, has its own language.  The term “demurrer” is one such special word. So, what’s a Demurrer and why should you care? What is it?  A “demurrer” challenges the pleading (typically the Plaintiff’s Complaint) on its face…

Ellis Act

Ellis Act

What the “Ellis” Going on here? Are you a landlord with an apartment in the rental market? Are you looking to do something with your property other than rent it? Are you a tenant who rents an apartment in California?…

Forum Non-Conveniens

Forum Non-Conveniens

Are you unsure of where to file your case? Have you received a motion for dismissal based on forum non-conveniens (FNC)? What does filing for a dismissal based on forum non-conveniens mean and entail? Under what circumstances can this motion…