How to Build a Strong California Lease
California courts are historically tenant friendly and landlords and property managers must be mindful of that in their drafting of their leases. Not only is the drafting of the lease essential, but the upkeep and renewal of that lease is just as important.
In this discussion, attorneys will guide landlords and property managers through the drafting and upkeep process, and things to specifically consider including:
1. The use of addendums and amendments
3. Legal limitations allowed under the law
4. Pitfalls in drafting
Adam L. Pedersen is a senior partner and real estate attorney at Brewer Offord & Pedersen LLP. Pedersen brings over 8 years of experience being a relentless advocate for real estate brokers, landlords, property managers, and agents. Adam is a licensed California real estate broker. He focuses his practice on issues relating to real estate transactions, including non-disclosure disputes, agent responsibilities, close of escrow issues, and title disputes.
Ashlee D. Gonzales is a junior partner and real estate attorney at Brewer Offord & Pedersen LLP. Ashlee helps real estate investors, homeowners, landlords, agents, and brokers with issue relating to partition actions, unlawful detainers, duty of care, disclosures, and other real estate legal issues. Ashlee is the 2018 co-chair of the Palo Alto Area Bar Association (PAABA) real estate section, and frequently speaks to real estate groups.