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Our Firm's Involvement in a Case Against Vanguard University

On June 9, 2016, on behalf of a local youth soccer club known as the Pateadores, Manly, Stewart & Finaldi filed a civil lawsuit against Vanguard University in which the Pateadores allege that ...
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Outsmarting Cyber Criminals: Implementing FTC Guidelines Can Help Keep Your Data Safe

\From Target and Home Depot to Sony and the IRS, it seems that we can’t go a few months without headlines detailing the latest troublesome data breach. Cyber attacks aimed at stealing sensitive ...
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Judge Rules Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles Able to Sell St. James Church

On Friday, May 6 th, 2016, an Orange County Superior Court judge said that a prior deed restriction on the St. James the Great Episcopal Church property in Newport Beach does not prevent the Episcopal ...
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Attorney Stein Gives Insight into Da Vinci Apartment Fire Case

Los Angeles officials have stated that the Da Vinci Apartment fire that occurred in 2014, resulting in the destruction of the complex and brought damage to several adjacent structures was started by ...
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LA Housing Complex Catches Fire, Sparks Real Estate Lawsuit

In December 2014, a housing complex managed by GH Palmer Associates, a company owned by Mr. Palmer, in downtown Los Angeles caught fire. The blaze ravaged the original structure but quickly spread to ...
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Morgan Stewart Appointed to California Apartment Association

Partner and Attorney of Manly, Stewart & Finaldi, Mr. Morgan Stewart has recently been appointed to not one but three distinct and prestigious positions within the California Apartment Association ...
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Costa Mesa Begins Construction on Luxury Apartment Complex

On February 18 th, 2016, the first shovels hit the earth in a Groundbreaking Ceremony in Costa Mesa. A new luxury apartment complex, named 580 Anton and controlled by Legacy Partners, is finally ...
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Property Management in the Face of Conflicting Marijuana Laws

Property Management in the Face of Conflicting Marijuana Laws Posted on February 26, 2015 The supremacy clause of the U.S. Constitution provides that the Constitution, federal laws, and treaties are ...
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Engineering Con Artists May Have Given 100s of CA Buildings Faulty Designs

Two men have been arrested for wide-scale civil engineering fraud after it was uncovered that they had used stolen software to draft blueprints for major construction jobs, all without any evidence of ...
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Caught in the Marijuana Maelstrom

Caught in the Marijuana Maelstrom Posted on June 17, 2014 The deep divide between the federal government and a growing number of states when it comes to the matter of marijuana legalization has placed ...
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Cannabis Conundrum: What the New Pot Laws Mean to Multifamily

Cannabis Conundrum: What the New Pot Laws Mean to Multifamily Posted on Jun 11, 2014 There’s no clear resolution in sight when it comes to the opposing stances between the federal government and ...
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How Conflicting Laws Affect the Real Estate Market

How Conflicting Laws Affect the Real Estate Market Posted on June 1, 2014 The deep divide between the federal government and a growing number of states when it comes to the matter of marijuana ...
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Real Estate Misrepresentation

Is the square footage information for your multifamily residences accurate? If not, it can lead to litigation. We recently published two articles on this subject, check them out to learn more: ...
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What Can Affect Indoor Air Quality?

The state of California takes indoor air quality very seriously. In fact, the California Department of Public Health has an entire department for the topic, known as the Indoor Air Quality Program ( ...
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California Apartment Law FAQ

Looking to purchase or manage an apartment complex in California? If so, it is likely that you have considerable questions that should be taken into consideration. At Manly, Stewart & Finaldi, we ...
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How Environmental Hazards Affects Real Estate

Per California environmental law, it is required of all parties who are looking to sell a property to adequately and fully disclose any environmental hazards that are associated with the property ...
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About National Ambient Air Quality Standards

On December 17, 1963 the Clean Air Act became effective; this is a United States federal law which regulates the level of air pollution that can occur nationally. Part of this act is the requirement ...
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General Contractors/Developers Have New Rights Under California Ruling

Developers and General Contractors have new rights under California Supreme Court Ruling Contracts signed prior to June 1, 2006 are greatly affected Trade Contractors and Suppliers are liable for ...
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Getting slapped by 'hands-free' law

Even though you may be saving money by enrolling in a cellular "family share plan," using your cell phone in your car could get very expensive after July 1, when California's new "hands-free" cell ...
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