Entries by Peterson, Martin & Reynolds LLP

The Implications of Litigation in Zero-Energy Building Developments

The pursuit of sustainable and energy-efficient building practices has given rise to the concept of zero-energy building developments. While these innovative projects aim to minimize environmental impact, they are not immune to potential legal challenges. The implications of litigation in the context of zero-energy building developments can significantly impact project timelines, costs, and stakeholders’ interests, […]

Property Litigation in The Wake of Natural Disasters

Natural disasters in California sometimes lead to complicated property disputes and insurance claims. The aftermath of a natural disaster can leave property owners grappling not only with the physical aftermath but also with boundary issues and insurance claims. You need a serious and committed real estate attorney to help you successfully work through any property […]

Legal Challenges in Mixed-Use Commercial Developments

Mixed-use commercial developments have become increasingly popular in California due to their ability to combine residential, commercial, and recreational spaces in a single project. These developments aim to create vibrant, sustainable, and walkable neighborhoods. Moreover, this innovative approach to urban planning presents unique legal challenges for developers, businesses, and residents alike. With a knowledgeable commercial […]

Navigating Real Estate Litigation in Cohousing Communities

Co-housing communities have gained popularity in California as an alternative living arrangement that emphasizes cooperation, shared resources, and a sense of community. These communities are characterized by individuals or families living in separate units while sharing common areas and responsibilities. As with any communal living arrangement, however, conflicts may arise, leading to real estate litigation. […]

Real Estate Law and Boundary Disputes: Tips for Resolving Conflicts with Neighboring Property Owners

Conflicting boundaries leading to land disputes are a common occurrence in California. These conflicts usually occur when there is a change in property ownership. You should get professional help to identify and formalize exact boundary lines. Boundary disputes are best resolved through legal representation. An experienced real estate attorney familiar with California laws and boundary […]

What Is a Zoning Variance and When Do You Need One?

Zoning refers to legally designating different kinds of properties that can be built in a specific neighborhood or area. Municipalities and counties enact zoning ordinances for dictating and shaping a particular community. It also prevents illegal, inappropriate, or disputed real estate properties from cropping up. Choose an experienced real estate litigation attorney who can help […]