In Prometheus Real Estate Group, Inc. et al. v. Superior Court (Upadhyay) (2012, Sixth District Court of Appeal, Case No. H037888), we successfully fought back a challenge to the trial court’s order granting certification in a class action lawsuit against a large privately-held landlord, who was sued for fraud and other claims arising out of a massive in-fill construction project in an existing and fully-occupied apartment complex.
Commercial ground leases are long term leases of land where the tenant pays for the property’s expenses (i.e., maintenance) and is permitted to build improvements. The leases typically range from fifty to ninety-nine years. The leased land is typic…
Partners owe duties to one another called “fiduciary duties.” But, what are these fiduciary duties? And, what are the other partner’s rights if they’re violated. This blog answers those questions.
A. What are fiduciary duties?
A partnership i…