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What Is The European Union GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)?
Written Contribution by Ryan Blaney The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was designed to blend data privacy laws across Europe, to protect and empower all EU citizens data privacy, and to reshape the way organizations across the region approach data privacy. The GDPR aims to give citizens and residents control over their personal data […]
Vacant Property and Squatter’s Rights
In my last post, we talked about the slippery slope of short-term rentals and how important timeframes and clear rental agreements are to avoid facing the legal challenges under the squatter’s rights. (Read the post here) Many of the same legal issues apply when it comes to vacant properties or if an owner is not […]
Risks of Short-Term Rentals and Squatter’s Rights
The new trend is to rent someone’s house or room through Airbnb or VRBO instead of staying in a hotel. (I personally would prefer to stay in a hotel where there is maid service.) Here are some of the risks you need to think about before getting into the short-term rental game. Q: A: Is […]
Prop 10 – the Bad, the Ugly, and No Good
In November 2018, there will be a measure on the ballot that will allow cities to expand rent control regulations by repealing the Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act. What does it all mean and will it help the evictions and ability to afford rental units? To answer those questions, let’s cover the basics… What is […]
Does Your Corporation or LLC Protect You From Personal Liability?
Some business owners create a corporation or LLC because they are told that it will shield their personal assets. Well that is only partially true. In the legal world someone can seek to “pierce the corporate veil” or “alter ego” by arguing that the entity is not separate from the person and is a sham […]