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Marinaccio Law Opens New Ontario Office

Marinaccio Law is proud to announce the opening of its new Ontario, California satellite office. Located near Ontario International Airport, Marinaccio Law is expanding to the Inland Empire to serve the counties of San Bernardino and Riverside on real estate, landlord-tenant, estate planning, trust administration, and probate matters. Marinaccio Law is looking forward to represent [...]

By | 2018-10-02T11:43:33+00:00 September 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Marinaccio Law Opens New Ontario Office

Marinaccio Law in the News

Marinaccio Law was recently highlighted in the Whittier Daily News. The article, "Resident fails to convince judge to overturn expansion of Pico Rivera auto repair shop," highlights the win for Marinaccio Law's client. If you would like to set up a consultation with Mr. Marinaccio please contact Marinaccio Law at 818-839-5220.

By | 2018-01-04T12:35:15+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Marinaccio Law in the News

San Pedro Business Owners Face Eviction

The Daily Breeze recently had an article focusing on the evictions of businesses from Ports O'Call in San Pedro. Month-to-month commercial tenants can face eviction as easily as a Thirty Day Notice to Quit which does not have to provide any reason for the eviction. Often times the defenses available to residential tenancies such as [...]

By | 2017-12-02T02:58:42+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on San Pedro Business Owners Face Eviction

Eviction Dispute at Boyle Heights’ Mariachi Plaza

LA Weekly recently had an article regarding the tenants in Boyle Heights' Mariachi Plaza disputing an eviction they are facing. Long term residents are facing eviction or substantial rent increases as a result of capital improvements made to the property. Many of these units may be protected by the Los Angeles Rent Stabilization Ordinance which [...]

By | 2017-12-02T02:58:42+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Eviction Dispute at Boyle Heights’ Mariachi Plaza

Buyer or Seller: Who Do Brokers Benefit When They Are With The Same Firm?

A recent California Supreme Court ruling stated that in the instance of one brokerage firm handling a single transaction, brokers are duty-bound to act in the interest of both the seller and buyer. According to the ruling, agents representing sellers and workers that work in different offices of the same brokerage company are still duty-bound [...]

By | 2017-12-02T02:58:43+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Buyer or Seller: Who Do Brokers Benefit When They Are With The Same Firm?

Breach of Rental Agreement Must be Material to Declare Forfeiture

A recent California Appellate Court case determined that a tenant's failure to obtain renter's insurance pursuant to a term in a rental agreement requiring such insurance could not be considered ground for an eviction. The Court found that in order to justify a forfeiture of the lease, a breach must be "material" in order to [...]

By | 2017-12-02T02:58:44+00:00 March 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Breach of Rental Agreement Must be Material to Declare Forfeiture

Increasing the Rent on Rent Stabilized Units in Los Angeles

In units subject to the Los Angeles Rent Stabilization Ordinance, there are only a handful reasons that a landlord is allowed to increase the rent. Starting July 1, 2015, a landlord is allowed to increase the rent 3%. The annual rent increase changes annually is based upon the CPI. A landlord is only allowed to [...]

By | 2017-12-02T02:58:44+00:00 January 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Increasing the Rent on Rent Stabilized Units in Los Angeles

Ensure Proper Notice When Filing an Unlawful Detainer

In the case of Long Beach Beach Brethren Manor, Inc. v. Leverett, LLBM appeals the judgment in its unlawful detainer action in favor of the tenant. Landlord contends the judgment should be reversed because the trial court erred in granting Tenant's motion for summary judgment. Landlord originally filed its unlawful detainer on August 11, 2014, alleging [...]

By | 2017-12-02T02:58:45+00:00 October 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ensure Proper Notice When Filing an Unlawful Detainer

Issues with Siblings in Estate Planning

The Wall Street Journal recently had an article entitled "Sibling Rivalry Complicates Estate Planning." I find that this issue often comes up in estate planning and other matters. The article highlights a dispute over the estate of Jimi Hendrix. When Jimi Hendrix died in 1970, he did not leave a will. His estate had been [...]

By | 2017-12-02T02:58:45+00:00 September 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Issues with Siblings in Estate Planning

Short Term Rentals in the Los Angeles Market

Curbed LA has an interesting article regarding the number of rental units being taken off the market in order to feed the demand of short term rentals. The article is "Short Term Rentals Are Taking 11 Units off the LA Rental Market Every Day" The article provides lots of statistics and research into the number [...]

By | 2017-12-02T02:58:45+00:00 August 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Short Term Rentals in the Los Angeles Market