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Commercial landlords should add a waiver of Civil Code Section 1950.7

Jeff Brown September 26, 2018
Downtown Los Angeles commercial buildings

Waiving Section 1950.7 helps landlords avoid returning portions of security deposits when they could be used to offset anticipated damages after a tenant has abandoned a premises. Without a waiver, options become limited. READ MORE

Commercial landlords beware! Time to modify your lease form allowing encumbrance of tenant’s interest?

Jeff Brown August 31, 2017

The California Court of Appeal recently held that a lender that took possession of a defaulting tenant’s premises and then transferred its interest to a third party was not liable to the landlord for future rent. READ MORE