Real Estate & Property Law
1896 ABA Journal Real Estate & Property Law articles.
Family law could look very different in the near future, especially for nontraditional families, who are concerned that their protections may not be as secure. This is why many estate planners are advising that these clients create and make changes to their legal documents stat.
Aug 1, 2021 1:20 AM CDT
Since March 2020, Emily Benfer has focused on tracking eviction moratoria, researching the effects of COVID-19 evictions on racial health equity and advocating for interventions to help provide communities hardest hit by the pandemic with financial support and legal protections. “Racial, housing and health justice are inseparable,” Benfer says. “Justice in any of these areas requires justice in all of them.”
Aug 1, 2021 12:30 AM CDT
Supreme Court approval rating hits 4-year low
Only 49% of Americans approve of the way the U.S. Supreme Court is handling its job, according to a July poll by Gallup.…
Jul 30, 2021 6:25 PM CDT
A federal appeals court on Friday ruled against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in a challenge to a moratorium that it imposed to help control the spread of COVID-19.
Jul 26, 2021 9:05 AM CDT
Cravath tops Vault rankings
Vault has named its most prestigious law firms in America, based on a survey of associates at peer firms. The top five in the 2022 Vault…
Jul 22, 2021 3:40 PM CDT
A municipal court judge in New Jersey has ordered a homeowner in Roselle Park, New Jersey, to take down political signs using the F-word after concluding that they violated a borough ordinance that bans the display of obscene material.
Jul 21, 2021 11:18 AM CDT
When COVID-19 began hitting the United States hard last year, Janine Sickmeyer was among those in the bankruptcy world who thought that there would be a tsunami of cases. But contrary to the prognostications of many, the influx never materialized.
Jul 21, 2021 9:04 AM CDT
A lawyer with a BigLaw firm was able to thwart a billion-dollar qui tam case against the Lennar Corp. when she found a California real estate developer’s name on a change-of-counsel form.
Jul 20, 2021 12:28 PM CDT
A landlord’s inability to evict delinquent tenants during the COVID-19 pandemic does not constitute an irreparable injury, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Jul 15, 2021 2:55 PM CDT
Britney Spears has won the right to hire her own lawyer after accusing her father of “conservatorship abuse.”
Jul 15, 2021 9:40 AM CDT
A former elder law attorney from Lynchburg, Virginia, pleaded guilty on Friday to wire fraud and making false statements.
Jul 12, 2021 1:35 PM CDT
A Florida judge on Friday appointed an Akerman partner as a receiver to handle financial matters for the Champlain Towers South condo association in litigation over the building collapse in Surfside, Florida.
Jul 6, 2021 1:41 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday evening refused to lift a nationwide moratorium on evictions ordered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jun 30, 2021 9:58 AM CDT
The ABA is working with the White House on a new initiative to protect renters and homeowners who remain affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and related economic instability.
Jun 28, 2021 3:05 PM CDT
A California regulation allowing union organizers to access private property of employers is a physical taking requiring just compensation, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 6-3 decision Wednesday.
Jun 23, 2021 10:26 AM CDT
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