COVID-19 – Tenant Rent Questions Clarified

Many of our clients who have income property in Los Angeles — residential and commercial — have reached out to us amidst the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic with questions about what to do if tenants stop paying rent.

Employment Alert: Additional Paid Time Off

We are studying new COVID-19 related laws and regulations as they come out, that affect our friends, families and business clients. A new law passed last week that requires employers to pay additional paid time off (sick leave) for those impacted by Covid-19.

Governor Brown Secures Major Disaster Declaration

Governor Brown announced that the White House has approved California’s request for a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for ongoing emergency response related to wildfires in Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura counties.

Contractual Attorney Fee Provisions are Superseded by Judgment

Judgment Must Specifically Include Attorney Fees In Order to Obtain Post- Judgment Fees This is an important reminder to all that, as a general rule, when a judgment is rendered on a case involving a contract that includes an attorney fees and costs provision, the judgment extinguishes all further contractual rights, including the contractual attorney […]

Wolf Wallenstein & Abrams’ Ellen Kaufman Wolf Published in L.A. Daily Journal

WOLF GROUP L.A.’S ELLEN KAUFMAN WOLF PUBLISHED IN L.A. DAILY JOURNAL: DISCOUNTED PAYMENTS IN SETTLEMENT (OR STIPULATED JUDGMENT?) MAY NO LONGER BE A “PENALTY”: Creditors may be able to better enforce their “full balance” stipulated judgments—which often provide for higher or “full debt balance” judgment amounts if agreed discounted payments are not timely made. Such […]