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Zelms Erlich Lenkov & Mack is a litigation firm assisting various individuals and businesses throughout California, Arizona, Texas, and New Mexico . Together with our dynamic and experienced attorneys we aim to merge technology and litigation for the benefit of our clients.

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The Risks of Dual Agency

Cheryl Davidson, Specialty Claims Management Rinat B. Klier Erlich Real estate transactions have always had the dual agency anomaly, in comparison with other fields of professional services. In the recent case of Horiike v. Coldwell Banker (2016) the California Supreme Court has taken the risk of dual agency over the top. It is nearly impossible…

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CAR Coronavirus Addendum and Cancelation of Contracts

Rinat B. Klier Erlich The California Association of Realtors Residential Purchase Agreement does not have a force majeure provision in the contract, so a buyer or seller wishing to cancel or delay should review their s igned escrow instructions for further guidance. They should not rely on their brokers in giving them any legal advice,…

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Having a badly Drafted Contract is Worse Than Having No Contract At All

Rinat B. Klier Erlich I. Benefits of a Well Drafted Contract Contracts can insulate professionals from liability. They can impose a shorter statute of limitation, impose a requirement to mediate (as a pre-requisite before filing a lawsuit with the detriment that failing to do so will prevent the prevailing party for recovering attorney’s fees) and…

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It’s Raining Cats and Dogs!

Katherine C. Tower, JD, MBA, RPLURinat B. Klier Erlich There are about 9 million Americans with significant physical and sensory impairments, but there are only 10,000-12,000 assistance dogs, of which 7,000 are guide dogs. According to medical professionals, there are profound benefits that animals can provide for persons with physical or mental impairments. Prescription of…

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The Risks of Cannabis Business And Related Legal Advice

Rinat B. Klier Erlich Cannabis business varies from state to state and in most cases is in disagreement with federal laws. This article discusses the California state laws, which pioneered the field, and analyses the risk for professionals. By way of background, in 1996 the Compassionate Use Act was implemented in California authorizing the use…

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