Sacramento Summary Q1 2024

By Michael D. Belote, Esq.CMA Legislative Advocate Musical Chairs Term limits. Popular with the public, with lobbyists not so much. While the prior system, where legislators might stay in office for decades, clearly led to...

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Stricktly Strickland

Setting Up a Trust Account Correctly By Pamela J. StricklandCalifornia Compliance Consulting For those of you who have read this column over the years, you know that I keep harping on trust accounts and for those of you who have...

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The Payoff Scam Is Back!

By Jennifer A. Brady, Esq. and T. Robert Finlay, Esq.Wright, Finlay & Zak, LLP We’ve seen this before. You are a lender, the year is circa 2008, and a borrower takes out a loan from you to purchase their new dream property....

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