Monthly Archives: March 2017

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California’s New 2017 Laws of Public Concern

By | March 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The following are new laws enacted in California that every person living in the Golden State should know about.  Here we categorize them: SAFETY Distracted-driving: Texting was already forbidden, but the new law prohibits drivers from using smartphones for other purposes while behind the wheel — unless they’re in hands-free mode. Motorcycles: California became one [...]

How New Changes in the Law Affect a Contractor’s License

By | March 15th, 2017|Construction Law|

We've already covered the number one reason contractors get sued. Now, let's talk about how to stay in the clear when it comes to your contractor's license. Ever wonder what will happen if by mistake your office person forgets to renew your contractor’s license during an active project? California Law Under California law you would NOT [...]

What is Lease-Lease Back in Construction and How Has it Changed in 2017?

By | March 7th, 2017|Construction Law|

The Previous  Law: The Lease-Lease Back construction law authorizes a school district to lease a school site to a contractor for a token amount (say for example $1), if the lease contract requires the contractor to construct, or provide for the construction of, a building to be used by the school district, so long as [...]