If you have ever purchased or sold a home, or seen a medical doctor, no doubt you were presented with a proposed written agreement, possibly on a preprinted form, that contained an arbitration provision.

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Would you consider hiring a disbarred or suspended friend or colleague?

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In a prior blog, I briefly discussed relevant state law regarding the formation and operation of medical marijuana cooperatives and collectives, pursuant to the Compassionate Use Act (the Act), Medical Marijuana Program Act (the Program) and California Attorney General Aug. 2008 Guidelines. In response to the rampant proliferation of medical marijuana dispensaries (MMD’s), many cities […]

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The Compassionate Use Act of 1996 (Prop 215) and the Medical Marijuana Program Act (Senate Bill 420) decriminalized medical marijuana use and implemented a statewide identification card system for medical marijuana users and providers under California law. Since then, scores of medical marijuana “dispensaries” began operating throughout California.

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Proposed California laws will increase the liability of those persons who prepare real property valuations, opine on the value of real property or influence appraisers.

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