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Courts do not have the power to terminate an express road and utilities easement based on a finding they may not be necessary

  • Miller Starr Regalia
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  • USA
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  • January 25 2013

In Scruby v. Vintage Grapevine, Inc. (1995) 37 Cal.App.4th 697, the Court of Appeal held that the owner of the dominant tenement accessed by a

Laches does not preclude a prescriptive easement claim

  • Miller Starr Regalia
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  • USA
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  • October 26 2012

Every so often, that ancient and seemingly out-dated distinction between legal and equitable claims (and defenses) derived in the English Chancery Courts hundreds of years ago rears its head and reminds all attorneys that those distinctions between legal and equitable claims are still relevant

EBMUD ordinance affects title & escrow procedures in certain areas in Northern California

  • Miller Starr Regalia
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  • USA
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  • August 2 2011

East Bay Municipal Utility District (“EBMUD”) recently enacted the Regional Private Sewer Lateral Ordinance No. 311 (the “Ordinance”

Priority for deeds of trust recorded simultaneously

  • Miller Starr Regalia
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  • USA
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  • September 25 2012

As the financial and housing markets headed toward freefall in September of 2008, an enterprising homeowner named Kyung Ha Chung applied for two loans, from two lenders, to be secured by two deeds of trust against her house

What’s in a name: in California, borrowers may be liable for purely innocent “bad faith” waste

  • Miller Starr Regalia
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  • USA
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  • January 10 2013

The phrase “bad faith” has been defined as, “intention to deceive; treachery or dishonesty”. When most attorneys hear the phrase “bad faith,” they think of

Churches and property: understanding the land use component of the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA)

  • Miller Starr Regalia
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  • USA
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  • October 4 2011

Land use entitlements in California are affected by countless regulations, enactments, and policies

The new range wars: CEQA and the Williamson Act are deployed to fight global warming solutions in save Panoche Valley

  • Miller Starr Regalia
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  • USA
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  • July 3 2013

Nothing says "battle royal" quite like pitting several of California's heavyweight environmental laws against one another in a "winner-take-all"

AB 900 CEQA reform law partially struck down

  • Miller Starr Regalia
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  • USA
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  • April 8 2013

Ruling from the bench at a March 29, 2013 hearing, Alameda County Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch found a key provision of an ambitious CEQA reform

High court tackles CEQA future baselines in neighbors for smart rail decision

  • Miller Starr Regalia
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  • USA
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  • August 9 2013

In a much-anticipated decision filed August 5, 2013, the California Supreme Court held that CEQA requires a lead agency to assess a project's

Residential project exempt from CEQA review under Government Code Section 65457 as consistent with specific plan for which program EIR previously certified

  • Miller Starr Regalia
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  • USA
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  • April 10 2013

In a recently published opinion construing Government Code 65457's exemption from environmental review for a residential development