Section Real Property


The Real Property Section provides a forum to exchange information with other real property practitioners, offers continuing legal education (CLE), programs on legislative updates in real property and issues advancing the specialty practice of real estate law.

Section Chairs

Len Rifkind
415 785 7988
len@rifkindlawgroup.com

Derek Weller
415 453 1375
derek@derekwellerlaw.com

Notice
Main County Superior Court

Uniform Local Rules 2

Updated July 1, 2019
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Resources Navigating Your Practice During COVID-19
Apr 01, 2020
By MCBA

MCBA is working to deliver information and essential resources to our membership to navigate their practices during COVID-19 crisis. Our neighboring Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) shared a program to assist small and solo practices.

CA County List: Eviction Moratoria
Mar 27, 2020
By MCBA

Click here for the list of eviction moratoria for each county.

ALERT from Marin Courts
Mar 16, 2020
By MCBA

As of April 1, 2020. Presiding Judge Andrew Sweet signed a new administrative order closing Marin Superior Courts for non-essential matters till June 1. Link to court order

Dec 01, 2019
By The Marin Lawyer

MCBA thanks the 2019 section chairpersons and highlights some of the CLE programs.

Nov 02, 2019
By Len Rifkind

Effective January 1, 2020, millions of California residential units become subject to statewide rent control and just cause eviction controls due to the passage of AB 1482. While tenants may cheer, mind the old adage, “Be careful what you wish for.” Rent control may well limit rent growth on current occupied units and enable existing tenants to remain in their units longer; however, it discourages new housing starts. Lack of housing supply is the true culprit in causing high rents.

Nov 02, 2019
By Vincent DeMartini

Governor Newsom recently signed the Tenant Protection Act of 2019 into law, which for the first time enacts statewide just cause eviction limitations and annual rent caps on rental housing. The Act's provisions are effective January 1, 2020 but sunset after 10 years.