PRACTICE AREAS

REAL ESTATE
AND LAND USE

Lake Tahoe Real Estate Lawyers

We represent landowners, developers, and non-profit organizations in a broad range of residential, commercial, and public real estate transactions. Our experience includes real estate acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, project approval and development.

We will guide you through the myriad of local, state, and federal regulations that govern land use and development in California and within the Tahoe basin. Native to South Lake Tahoe, we understand the unique complexities of development in the Tahoe basin and bring a range of practical and legal experience to help you transform your ideas into reality.​

Resolve property disputes including defects in title, easements, restrictive covenants, and condemnation claims.​

Achieve compliance with planning requirements including local zoning, general plan consistency, and the Subdivision Map Act. 

Sales and lease transactions for residential and commercial properties.​

Eviction and unlawful detainer actions.​

Formation and operation of Common Interest Developments such as Condominiums, HOAs and PUDs.​

​Advocate for your project before administrative agencies, including administrative appeals and administrative writ actions.

​Achieve compliance and navigate environmental regulations, including the California Environmental Quality Act, Endangered Species Act, NEPA, Mitigation Fee Act, Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, and local regulations at the TRPA, county and city level.

 
 

ESTATE PLANNING
AND ADMINISTRATION

Tahoe Estate Planning Lawyers

We assist clients in all aspects of trust and estate planning, including the preparation of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, property agreements and marital agreements. We assist business owners with ownership and management succession planning.  We also assist clients with charitable giving, including the formation and administration of charitable trusts, private foundations and public charities.

Wills and Trusts

Conservatorship and Guardianships

Power of Attorney

Advanced Health Care Directives

Probate and Trust Administration

Community property implications of asset transfers

 

BUSINESS
LAW

Northern California Lawyers

We advise clients in the formation, operation, expansion, and winding down of their businesses. We help clients negotiate lease terms and contracts; resolve governance issues, protect their intellectual property; and comply with regulations at the local, state, and federal level.​

Entity formation

Wind down/dissolution of partnership

Lease negotiations

Mechanics Liens

Dissolution

Conversion

Contract review and Negotiation

Regulatory Compliance