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What is Title Insurance?

If you are buying or selling real property in the state of California, you will at some point encounter the concept of title insurance.  In fact, real estate brokers typically use standardized purchase and deposit forms, which include express provisions for the issuance of title insurance as a condition of purchase. So what exactly is title insurance, and who does it protect? Usually when you think of insurance, like home insurance or car insurance, you are thinking about a policy which will protect you from some harm which may happen in the future — a car accident or house fire, for example.  These policies are usually valid for a year, unless you pay a renewal fee. Title insurance is somewhat different.  For one thing, title insurance will

Posted in Ownership, Purchase and Sale, Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate Attorney Los Angeles, Recorded Title, Title Insurance

Zachary Schorr Chosen as Winner of the 2017 Corporate Intl Global Award

We are pleased to announce that Corporate INTL has notified Schorr Law that our Lead Attorney Zachary Schorr has been chosen as the winner of the 2017 Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award: ‘Real Estate Litigation Lawyer of the Year in California’. This is the second year in a row that Mr. Schorr has received this honor.  The Corporate INTL awards are given to attorneys who have been successful for the past year and have shown excellence in both expertise and service. Mr. Schorr is happy to receive this award, and is honored to be recognized as such. Thank you Corporate Intl! Our top rated and awarded attorneys can help you with various real estate matters, including but not limited to: purchase and sale disputes (non-disclosure, escrow deposit disputes, contracts, specific

Posted in Escrow Deposit Disputes, Litigation, Non-Disclosure, Ownership, Partition, Purchase and Sale, Quiet Title, Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate Attorney Los Angeles, Specific Performance, Wins

Schorr Law Welcomes New Associate Attorney Katy Cummings

In early November, Schorr Law welcomed its newest Real Estate Associate Attorney, Katy Cummings. With many years’ experience as a civil litigator, and having successfully represented clients in federal, state, and administrative courts, Ms. Cummings brings many skills to the firm.  She also has experience with real estate transactions, and drafting complex real estate contracts for commercial deals. She will be assisting Schorr Law’s new and existing clients with their real estate needs, including Commercial and Residential Unlawful Detainers, Quiet Title/ Partition, Easements, and more. Ms. Cummings can be reached at (310) 954-1877, or by email at kcummings@schorr-law.com. Click here to learn more about Katy Cummings. Zach SchorrMore Posts – Website Follow Me:

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Schorr Law Ranked No. 27 on 2016 Law Firm 500 List

Los Angeles, California, October 13, 2016 – This past Monday, October 10th, the Law Firm 500 Award Team published and announced its 1st Annual Law Firm 500 Award Honorees List of America’s Fastest Growing Law Firms. We are very pleased to announce that Schorr Law was named as one of the recipients for the 2016 Law Firm 500 Honorees Award. The list recognizes law firms all over The U.S. that have achieved significant growth, have a strategic vision, and also have an unwavering commitment to succeed. Schorr Law was first informed of its nomination and was later given the news that it would be recognized for the firm’s “growth, operational excellence, and commitment to client service”. Schorr Law made the Top 30 at No. 27

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The Importance of Knowing Your Real Estate Professionals

Nearly every person involved in a real estate transaction, with the exception of the buyer and seller, will need to maintain a professional license of some kind. At considerable taxpayer time and expense, databases for most of these licensed professionals are available online and can be searched by name, license number, or both. A prudent buyer or seller owes it to themselves to search these databases for every professional involved in their transaction. These databases can usually be found through a simple Internet search. To help begin your search, here are some links to databases for the professionals most commonly involved in real estate transactions: Real Estate Agent Real Estate Brokerage Escrow Company Real Estate Appraiser Real Estate Lenders Structural Pest Control Inspector General Contractor

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Schorr Law Wins at Trial This Week!

  This week Schorr Law’s lead real estate attorney – Zachary Schorr – obtained a big win for its client in a real estate bench trial in Burbank.  Mr. Schorr obtained a judgment in favor of Schorr Law’s client ending a long standing commercial leasing dispute. Schorr Law specializes in real estate litigation matters.  By focusing on a single area of practice for over a decade now we have developed an extraordinary level of knowledge of real estate law and procedure that allows us to obtain the best results possible for our clients.   During this trial, Mr. Schorr’s intricate knowledge of the Code of Civil Procedure as it applies to commercial leasing disputes allowed Schorr Law to deliver a victory for its client. For

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Posted in Commercial Lease, Leases, Litigation, Wins

Zachary Schorr Wins “Real Estate Litigation Attorney of the Year in California”

Schorr Law is pleased to announce that CorporateINTL has selected Schorr Law’s lead real estate attorney – Zachary Schorr as the Real Estate Litigation Attorney of the Year in California.   This is quite an honor for Mr. Schorr and he continues to aggressively litigate real estate matters throughout California.   As background,  Corporate International publishes magazines and practice area guides around the world for business leaders and professionals, investors, and in-house counsel. Their publications are read  in over 150 countries. Corporate International awards business professionals who have shown exceptional service and expertise in their fields in the past year. They use a skilled independent research team to select 5 nominees in each category and then have an independent awards panel in each country pick

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Schorr Law Welcomes New Attorney Brandon Brousseau

In the middle of January, Schorr Law welcomed its newest real estate litigation attorney – Brandon Brousseau, Esq..  Mr. Brousseau is an experienced litigator specializing in real estate law. Mr. Brousseau was admitted to the California State Bar in 2007 and brings nearly a decade of litigation experience to Schorr Law’s team.   He will be assisting Schorr Law’s existing and new clients alongside Mr. Schorr with all of their real estate needs. He can be reached at 310-954-1877 or by email at bbrousseau@schorr-law.com Zach SchorrMore Posts – Website Follow Me:

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Schorr Law Marks 10 Year Anniversary

Schorr Law is pleased to be celebrating its 10th anniversary this week. Schorr Law is a firm composed of 4 Los Angeles based real estate attorneys. Over the past 10 years, we have been fortunate to service the real estate needs of hundreds. A Few Highlights and Flashbacks From The Last 10 Years: – Zachary Schorr has been featured in over 29 different articles in the past 10 years ranging from the U.S. News and World Report to Time Magazine. He even made a special appearance in Dr. Phil and ABC’s Nightline. – Our firm has won many significant victories in the last 10 years such as a $25 million ownership dispute resolution, a $10 million estate financing negotiation deal, a $4.618 million fraud judgment,

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The New Long Beach Courthouse – The Modern Lawyer

As a real estate litigator whose practice is largely in Southern California – with a few matters in Northern California, I am fortunate to have litigated cases in many, many court houses.  As a real estate litigator I appreciate a good building and good architecture.   The Long Beach Courthouse sets the new standard for the modern practice of law in court. I have personally represented clients in over 25+ different courthouses, including, but not limited to the  following courthouses: Stanley Mosk Courthouse (downtown Los Angeles) Van Nuys Courthouse Torrance Courthouse Beverly Hills Courthouse Santa Monica Courthouse West Los Angeles Courthouse Pamona Courthouse San Bernardino Courthouse Vista Courthouse (North County San Diego) Central Justice Center (Downtown Los Angeles) Santa Ana Courthouse Santa Clara County Courthouse Simi Valley

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Zachary D. Schorr’s Expert Appearance on the Dr. Phil Show

Zachary D. Schorr’s Expert Appearance on ABC’s Nightline

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Zachary D. Schorr has been named to the Southern California Super Lawyers (Rising Stars) list for attorneys in Real Estate for 5 straight years - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor. In 2016 he was also included as one of the top 100 lawyers in Southern California in this category. The selection for this respected list is made by the research team at Super Lawyers.

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If you are currently involved in a real estate dispute, either commercial real estate or residential, and are looking for a Real Estate Attorney in Los Angeles with a cost-effective, results oriented approach designed to meet your case's specific needs, contact the attorneys at Schorr Law. Our real estate firm has the specific knowledge and experience necessary to get you the best possible results.

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