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Zachary Schorr Quoted in the Wall Street Journal!

Last week, Schorr Law’s lead trial counsel was quoted in the Wall Street Journal both in the print and online versions of the paper.   The article, “When Home Buyers Change Their Minds“, provides insight about a  buyer’s ability to back out of their purchase of real property at various stages in the process.    In particular, it discusses what happens when a buyer gets “cold feet” and decides that she/he no longer wants to go through with the deal and instead back out. You can read the whole article here. At Schorr Law, we often see many of these types of disputes, where either a buyer or seller of a property no longer wants to go through with the purchase or sale of real property. Our

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Specific Performance of Real Property

Individuals and entities enter into a variety of transactions for the purchase and sale of goods. Unfortunately, these transactions are not always successful. In that case the parties involved have several remedies available to them under two broad categories—monetary damages and equitable relief. In cases of failed transactions where one party has breached duties under the contract, the non-breaching party may seek “specific performance” as an equitable remedy. To qualify for this type of remedy, the party seeking specific performance must show, among other factors, that a remedy at law would be inadequate. In other words, the party must demonstrate that no reasonable amount of money will rectify the other party’s breach under the contract. So, another form of remedy is necessary. This usually comes

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Pitfalls of Buying a Home With a Friend

One of Schorr Law’s real estate attorneys, Michael Ouziel, was quoted online today on MortgageLoan.com for an article entitled “Buying a home with a friend, parent or sibling?  You need a contract.”  In the article, Mr. Ouziel discusses important steps to take whenever an individual purchases real property with a friend or sibling. Our attorneys frequently see the situation where recorded title does not match the actual ownership interests in the real property.  In these situations, we are frequently hired, as experienced Los Angeles real estate attorneys, to add a party’s name to title or to prevent a party from being added to title.  Under either scenario, a legal battle usually follows.  We always recommend planning ahead to avoid these ownership disputes, but if such

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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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