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Are conservators paid?

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Generally, a conservatorship allows the conservator to be paid for his or her services. The conservator is also entitled to attorney fees to seek legal advice. In addition, the court will require a conservator to purchase a type of insurance…

Are all investments obtained through a bank insured?

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Today's banks typically offer a diverse group of products, not all of which are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Bank customers should resist the tendency to assume that all investments obtained through a bank are…

Am I required to disclose my knowledge of lead-based paint in the dwelling that I am selling?

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As the seller or lessor of a residential dwelling, you are required to disclose any lead-based paint defects known to you. Under the recent amendments of the Federal Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act, sellers, lessors, and their…

A Win for Contractors in the Area of Insurance Coverage

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A recent California Court of Appeal case strengthened contractors' rights to insurance coverage and specifically the right to have the insurance company pay the attorneys fees and court costs of a lawsuit. The decision is not at all surprising.…

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