The real estate practice group at BB&L experienced an unprecedented year as commercial landlords and tenants worked to navigate through the pandemic and government-mandated closures.
Should married couples gift their real property to their children in light of California’s Prop 19 passing? Probably not in many cases!
DEADLINE APPROACHING – If you are a landlord exempt from statewide rent control in California, you must notify your tenants that you are exempt in writing by August 1, 2020.
Do you know if your business insurance will protect your business if you experience property damage in times of civil unrest? It depends on a number of issues including the exact wording of your policy.
A fellow pilot shares a Memorial Day Tribute to Major Albro L. Lundy Jr., one of many fallen heroes who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our nation.
Law firm Baker, Burton & Lundy is serving clients safely during the COVID-19 crisis. Although there has been a loosening of the Stay at Home orders, the reopening of the offices of BB&L will be calibrated to keep its clients and family of employees safe.
Unfortunately, there are people out there seeking to take advantage of the current coronavirus crisis situation. Opportunists are targeting businesses that seek to apply for the COVID-19 disaster loans…
Rent is one of the most significant costs for most businesses. This summary evaluates the potential bases for excusing (or at least delaying) the obligation of commercial tenants to pay rent during closures related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
During this tumultuous and uncertain time of the coronavirus crisis, we want to reach out and let you know that the law office of Baker, Burton & Lundy is still active to meet your legal needs.
By Clint Wilson & Brian Selogie
With worsening wildfires, heavy rains, and mudslides threatening commercial structures across the State, the importance of casualty provisions in California commercial leases has increased in recent years.
Baker, Burton & Lundy is proud to announce that transactional attorney Clint Wilson has been made a partner at the Hermosa Beach law firm.
By Brad N. Baker
In some circumstances a small estate can avoid probate if there is not a Will or Trust. Learn how to check how an estate could qualify for that or whether a Trust or Will is needed.
By Clint Wilson
How can you keep CAM costs low? Attorney Clint Wilson gives several Tenant Tips to help negotiate Common Area Costs in commercial leases.
Baker, Burton & Lundy is pleased to announce that trial lawyer Evan Koch has been made a partner. Evan’s skill in getting results for his clients was noticed by the legal community and he has been recognized as a Rising Star by SuperLawyers in 2014 – 2018.
The Law Office of Baker, Burton & Lundy is honored to receieve the Best of the Beach Award for Best Civil Attorney from the Easy Reader.
Currently, Baker, Burton & Lundy is involved with a class action lawsuit that alleges deceptive business practices by Public Storage in California.
During the remodel or renovation of your home, here are some steps to take to help ensure that your property remains lien free after construction is complete.
Frequently we get calls from clients who realize their lease is due to expire and they need advice as to their liability if they do not surrender the leased premises upon expiration of the lease (i.e., holdover).
When you are an attorney, your clients don’t often call you with good news in their lives. Usually someone is calling because they are facing a difficulty, sometimes a very big one in their life.
If good fences make good neighbors, what happens when the fence you share with your neighbor has been constructed on your side of the property line depriving you of a portion of your property and allowing your neighbor exclusive use and access to a portion of your property?
By Brad N. Baker
Although the challenges in our lives seem to be headed our way with increasing speed, the blessings that we are given far exceed the challenges when a moment is taken to reflect.
All Souls Day and Día de Los Muertos are celebrated around the world to honor the dead. Unfortunately in some mortuary negligence cases sometimes the dead are not allowed to rest in peace.
Upcoming Changes to Employee Overtime Pay: What is the FLSA’s “Final Rule” and How Will it Affect Your Business?
A number of business owners have recently contacted our office regarding the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) new overtime pay rule that is going into effect on December 1, 2016. These business owners are specifically wondering what this new overtime rule is and how it will affect their business.
Estate planning attorney Christine Daniels explains the differences between probate vs. wills vs. trusts to help people make better decisions for their estate plans.
Many of my friends don’t really know what estate planning means. Granted, most of them are my age, in their mid-twenties and have been lucky enough to not have experienced a parent’s unexpected, premature passing. Nonetheless, having an idea of the three main ways to administer the assets after a loved one’s passing is good info to have in your back pocket.
Muhammad Ali finally traveled to Vietnam to fight for POWs with attorney Albro Lundy III to help find his father, Major Albro Lynn Lundy Jr., lost in Laos.
Recent estate law changes have created new opportunities for people with less than $10 million in assets to reduce future income taxes for their beneficiaries.
Brad N. Baker, senior estate planning attorney at Baker, Burton & Lundy, describes what basis is and how the new opportunities with Portability might affect you.
There are three things you should do immediately if you are served with a lawsuit: 1) contact your lawyer, 2) contact your insurance company, and 3) find your job file.
While certain state laws (especially Delaware) are generally more favorable to company organizers, especially where passive investors/shareholders are involved, oftentimes difficulties created with foreign incorporation outweigh the benefits.
Baker, Burton & Lundy prosecuted this case tenaciously, trying the case for over 30 days and taking the case up to the California Supreme Court twice. The jury spent over a week determining a verdict, awarding $3.16 million to the Martinez family for their damages suffered as a result of the explosion.
On Friday, May 16, 2014, Brad Baker, partner at the Law Offices of Baker, Burton & Lundy, presented a donation of $93,940 from the Anti-trust Natural Gas Settlement to the Legal Aid Society of San Diego, thus completing a 14 year journey.