FinCEN Gets More Authority Over Entities Under New Corporate Transparency Act

By relawapc | March 1, 2021

On January 3, 2021, Congress passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) over a veto by the President. Contained therein was the authorization of the…

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Case of the Month MES Investments, LLC v. Dadson Washer Service, Inc.

By relawapc | February 22, 2021

Case of the Month MES Investments, LLC v. Dadson Washer Service, Inc. MES Investments, LLC (“MES”) purchased a 22-unit apartment complex in West Hollywood in…

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Phase Out of LIBOR Expected in 2021

By relawapc | February 15, 2021

The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation issued a…

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FinCEN Geographic Targeting Order Update

By relawapc | December 28, 2020

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has renewed of its Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) that require U.S. title insurance companies to identify the natural persons behind residential real properties acquired…

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Case of the Month – Clifford Allen Brace, Jr. et all v. Steven M. Speier

By relawapc | December 14, 2020

Clifford Allen Brace, Jr. et al. v. Steven M. Speier Clifford Allen Brace, Jr. & Anh Brace are a married couple that purchased two real properties, one in the…

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The Impacts of Proposition 19 on Property Taxes

By relawapc | December 8, 2020

On November 3, 2020 California voters passed Proposition 19 known as the Home Protection for Seniors, Severely Disabled, Families and Victims of Wildfire or Natural…

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Beware of Scammers Targeting SBA PPP Money

By relawapc | October 1, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law on March 27th, 2020.  Since then, scammers and fraudsters have been trying…

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Impacts of COVID-19 on California Notaries

By relawapc | September 15, 2020

With the implementation of social distancing because of COVID-19, many states have made changes to their notary laws to allow for remote notarization.  California has…

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Case Spotlight: Adams v. Bank of America, N.A. et al.

By relawapc | August 25, 2020

Case of the Month Adams v. Bank of America, N.A. et al. Plaintiff Connie Adams obtained a $422,750 loan secured by a deed of trust…

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