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  • Landlord-Tenant Law: What is the Costa-Hawkins Act and Will Rent Control Become a Local Land Issue Again?
    There has been increasing attention in the past several years regarding the high cost of doing business in California and the cost of living here. Increasingly the focus has been turning to the cost of housing. Numerous efforts have been passed to try and ...
    Posted By Hunt C. Braly
  • In A Land Of Confusion
    The California Supreme Court accepts briefing from Poole & Shaffery in support of efforts to obtain clarification regarding environmental regulations for land development projects. When evaluating proposed land development projects, it is unquestioned that ...
    Posted By Santa Clarita Attorney
  • Government Affairs and Legislative Advocacy Can Help Your Business and Development (Even if it is Called Lobbying!)
    "Lobbyists" and "lobbying" have become pejorative terms in regarding their influence on government decision making. Critics want ever increasing restrictions, or even bans, on who can lobby and what they can be paid. Many pundits decry the influence of ...
    Posted By Valencia attorney
  • WHAT IF THE GOVERNMENT WANTS TO TAKE YOUR PROPERTY?
    Most property owners are aware that the government can take their property for a public purpose (California Constitution Section 19 (a) "Private property may be taken or damaged for a public use and only when just compensation, ascertained by a jury unless ...
    Posted By Valencia Attorney
  • Hunt Braly is Named One of Santa Clarita's 51 Most Influential Persons
    The legal team at Poole & Shaffery, LLP is pleased to announce that Attorney Hunt C. Braly was once again recognized as one of Santa Clarita's 51 Most Influential Persons of 2013. Mr. Braly is the only land use and real estate attorney on the list, and was ...
    Posted By Los Angeles Business Lawyer
  • Los Angeles Business Journal Highlights Growth at Poole & Shaffery, LLP
    The Santa Clarita Business Journal has recently written about the growth that has been occurring at our law firm, Poole & Shaffery, LLP . The publication's recent news article discussed our firm's recent hiring of a new partner, as well as our addition of ...
    Posted By Poole & Shaffery, LLP