REAL ESTATE DEVELOPER FILES LAWSUIT SAYING COVID-19 EVENTS ENTITLED IT TO DELAY PURCHASE OF PROPERTY

W. Mark Mullineaux, Esq. mmullineaux@astorweiss.com, 610-291-3850 A California retail developer filed a lawsuit declaring COVID-19 and government shutdowns force majeure events entitling it to delay closing on $4.2 million property purchase from ExxonMobil. Pacific Collective, LLC v. Exxonmobil Oil Corp., Complaint, No. 20STCV13294 (Cal. Sup. Ct. Filed Apr. 3, 2020). Force majeure translates to “superior force” in French […]

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HOA Code of Conduct

For many years I have been including a code of conduct dealing with behavior at meetings in the association’s governing documents and providing methods for its enforcement. After having to deal with rude disruptions, harassment and even physical attacks, it becomes clear that some means of trying to assure courteousness […]

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