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Bernhardt's California Real Estate Laws

This edition contains all of the state statutes most likely to be utilized by attorneys handling real estate matters.
Publisher: Michie
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2018 Edition
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A compilation of all significant laws and regulations that affect California real estate and the real estate industry; includes highlights of new legislation and expert commentary prepared by the volume's authors. Also includes an index.

Table of Contents

Excerpts from the Business and Professions Code
Outdoor Advertising
Local Ordinances and Unincorporated Areas
Exceptions, Exclusions and Redevelopment Projects
Permits
Restrictions
Compensation for Removal
Landscaped Freeways
Penalties for Violations
On-Premises Advertising
Local Ordinances
Architects
Landscape Architects
Unlawful Practice of Law
Legal Document Assistants and Unlawful Detainer Assistants
Professional Engineers
Contractors
General Regulations
Home Improvements
Asbestos Consultants
Construction Management Education Sponsorship Act of 1991
Arbitration Agreements
Home Inspection
Cemetery and Funeral Act
Crematories
Structural Pest Control Operators
Land Surveyors
Real Estate Brokers
Licenses
Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licenses
Prepaid Rental Listing Services
Continuing Education
Disciplinary Action
Deeds of Trust and Real Estate Sales Contracts
Exemption from Securities Qualification
Loans Negotiated by Brokers
Out-of-State Land Promotions
Real Estate Fund
Mineral, Oil and Gas Brokerage
Subdivided Lands
Sales in Subdivisions
Blanket Encumbrances
Public Reports
The Vacation Ownership and Time-Share Act of 2004
Appraisers
Licenses and Certification
Certified Common Interest Development Manager
Homeowners’ Exemption Filing Services
Assessment Appeal Filing Services
Grant Deed Copy Services
Franchises
Self-Service Storage Facilities
Internet Private Residence Rental Listings
Alcoholic Beverage Licenses
Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act
Excerpts from the Civil Code
Preliminary Provisions
Notice
Persons with Unsound Mind
Personal Rights
Civil Rights
Construction-Related Accessibility
General Property Rules
Coownership
Interests in Property
Restraints on Alienation
Common Law Estates and Future Interests
Termination of Tenancies
Mobilehome Residency Law
Rental Agreements
Rules and Regulations
Fees and Charges
Rent Control
Tenant Rights
Termination of Tenancy
Sales
Actions
Subdivisions, Cooperatives, Condominiums or Resident-Owned Parks
Recreational Vehicle Park Occupancy Law
Defaulting Occupants, Tenants and Residents
Actions
Floating Home Residency Law
Rental Agreements
Rules and Regulations
Abandonment
Rent
Tenant Rights
Termination of Tenancy
Sales
Actions
Sales and Rentals
Easements
Housing Cooperatives and Housing Cooperative Trusts
Life Estates and Tenancies
Boundaries
Lateral and Subjacent Support
Trees
Life Tenants
Adjoining Landowners
Ouster of Cotenant
Rights-of-Way
Landowner Liability to Recreational Users
Environmental Responsibility Acceptance Act
Marketable Title
Notice of Intent to Preserve Interest
Ancient Mortgages
Mineral Rights
Unexercised Options
Powers of Termination
Unperformed Sale Contracts
Abandoned Easements
Rent Skimming
Actions for Construction Defects
Deeds
Adverse Possession and Prescriptive Rights
Fixtures and Innocent Improvers
Stream Boundaries
Removal of Fixtures
Transfer of Interests; Delivery; Escrow
Interpretation of Deeds
Listing Agreements
Unlawful Influence of Appraisers
Transfer of Title
Pest Control Reports
Water Use Efficiency
Transfer Disclosure Statements
Disclosure of Natural Hazards
The Buyer’s Choice Act
Transfers of Property
Recordation of Documents
Appropriation of Water
Conditions
Covenants Running With the Land
Performance of Obligations
Accord and Satisfaction
Novation
Release
Consent
Statute of Frauds
Foreign Language Contracts
Electronic Transactions
Interpretation of Contracts
Risk of Loss
Exculpation, Arbitration, and Unconscionability
Liquidated Damages
Home Solicitation Contracts
Rescission
Home Equity Sales Contracts
Modification of Contracts
Disclosure of AIDS Information in Property Transfers
Attorneys’ Fee Clauses
Home Solicitations
Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies
Mobilehome Warranties
Home Roof Warranties
Consumer Credit Contracts
Retail Installment Sales Contracts
Membership Camping Contracts
Credit Disability Insurance
Auctions
Innkeepers’ Liability and Liens
Transient Occupancies
Loans
Shared Appreciation Loans
Loans of ERISA Pension Funds
Shared Appreciation Loans for Seniors
Mortgage Loans
Landlord and Tenant
Habitability
Duration of Leaseholds
Security Deposits
Liability of Abandoning or Evicted Tenants
Waivers, Access Rights, Assignments
Water Service
Restrictions of Commercial Rent Control
Residential Rent Control
Bed Bug Infestations
Identification of Owner
Disposition of Goods Abandoned by Tenant
Residential Tenancies
Commercial Tenancies
Assignment and Sublease
Use Restrictions
Real Estate Brokers’ Duty to Inspect
Agency Disclosure by Brokers
Agency
Power of Attorney
Construction Indemnity Agreements
Suretyship
Liens
Mortgages
Nonjudicial Foreclosure Sales
Miscellaneous Provisions
Foreclosure Consultants
Miscellaneous Provisions
Subordination Agreements
Miscellaneous Clauses
Disclosures in Broker-Arranged Financing
Home Equity Loan Disclosures
Installment Land Contracts
Controlled Escrows
Liens
Miscellaneous Provisions
Damages and Other Relief
Generally
Forfeitures
Exemplary Damages
Breach of Contract
Contracts with Design Professionals
Torts
Specific Performance
Marshaling Assets
Lender’s Liability for Building Defects
Uniform Voidable Transactions Act
Nuisances
Maxims of Jurisprudence
Common Interest Developments
General Provisions
Preliminary Provisions
Definitions
Application of Act
Governing Documents
General Provisions
Declaration
Articles of Incorporation
Condominium Plan
Operating Rules
Ownership and Transfer of Interests
Ownership Rights and Interests
Transfer Disclosure
Transfer Fee
Restrictions on Transfer
Transfer of Separate Interest
Property Use and Maintenance
Protected Uses
Modification of Separate Interest
Maintenance
Association Governance
Association Existence and Powers
Board Meeting
Member Meeting
Member Election
Record Inspection
Recordkeeping
Annual Reports
Conflict of Interest
Managing Agent
Government Assistance
Finances
Accounting
Use of Reserve Funds
Reserve Planning
Assessments and Assessment Collection
Establishment and Imposition of Assessments
Assessment Payment and Delinquency
Assessment Collection
Insurance and Liability
Dispute Resolution and Enforcement
Discipline and Cost Reimbursement
Internal Dispute Resolution
Alternative Dispute Resolution Prerequisite to Civil Action
Civil Action
Construction Defect Litigation
Commercial and Industrial Common Interest Developments
General Provisions
Preliminary Provisions
Definitions
Application of Act
Governing Documents
General Provisions
Declaration
Articles of Incorporation
Condominium Plan
Operating Rules
Ownership and Transfer of Interests
Ownership Rights and Interests
Restrictions on Transfers
Transfer of Separate Interest
Property Use and Maintenance
Protected Uses
Modification of Separate Interest
Maintenance
Association Governance
Association Existence and Powers
Record Keeping
Conflict of Interest
Government Assistance
Assessments and Assessment Collection
Establishment and Imposition of Assessments
Assessment Payment and Delinquency
Assessment Collection
Insurance and Liability
Dispute Resolution and Enforcement
Disciplinary Action
Civil Actions
Construction Defect Litigation
Works of Improvement
Definitions
Miscellaneous
Notice
Waiver and Release
Bonds
Private Works of Improvement
General Provisions
Preliminary Notice
Design Professionals Lien
Entitlement to Lien
Conditions to Enforcing Lien
Amount of Lien
Property Subject to Lien
Priorities
Enforcement of Lien
Releasing a Lien and Removing a Lien from the Record
Stop Payment Notices for Private Works of Improvement
Payment Bonds
Security for a Large Project
Prompt Payment
Public Works of Improvement
Stop Payment Notices
Release of Funds
Distribution of Funds
Enforcement of Stop Notice
Payment Bonds
Usury Law
Excerpts from the Code of Civil Procedure

Causes of Action and Jurisdiction of Courts
Adverse Possession
Limitation of Other Actions
Parties to Actions
Venue
Lis Pendens
General Provisions
Service and Filing
Expungement
Withdrawal
Notice and Presumptions
Construction Subcontracts
Litigation Against Architects, Engineers and Surveyors
Alternative Methods of Service
Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation
Miscellaneous Pleading Requirements
Prejudgment Attachment
Writs of Possession
Injunctions
Receivers
Deficiency Judgments
Mining Claims
Entry of Judgment
Enforcement of Judgments
Liens
Execution Liens
Execution Sales
Methods of Levy
Sale and Collection
Distribution of Proceeds
General Provisions
Exempt Property
Homestead Exemptions
Declared Homesteads
Enforcement of Judgment Against Contingent Interest
Writs of Possession and Sale
Third-Party Claims
Claims by Creditors Holding Security Interests in Fixtures
Satisfaction of Judgment
Foreclosure
Redemption After Judicial Foreclosure
Nuisance, Waste, Trespass, and Mortgages
Destroyed Land Records
Cullen Earthquake Act of 1972
Quiet Title
Commencement of Action
Defendants
Service of Process
Judgment
Public Officers or Employees
Identity of Persons in Chain of Title
Land Dedicated for Public Improvements
Surface Lands Subject to Oil or Gas Lease
Public Improvement Assessments
Comprehensive Adjudication of Rights to Groundwater
Actions Against Coowners of Mines
Good Faith Improvers of Property
Partition
Preliminary Provisions
Powers of Court
Complaint and Lis Pendens
Summons
Answer
Parties
Trial
Division of Property
Manner of Sale
Sale Procedures
Consummation of Sale
Disposition of Proceeds
Partition by Appraisal
Costs of Partition
Judgment
Stay of Enforcement of Judgment
Fees and Costs
Declaratory Relief
Enforcement of Sales Agreements
Writs of Mandate
Unlawful Detainer
Liens
Definition
Oil and Gas Liens
Contemptuous Possession
Eminent Domain
General Limitations
Rights of the Public Entity
Future Use
Substitute Property
Remnants
Compatible Use
More Necessary Public Use
Preliminary Location, Survey, and Tests
Resolution of Necessity
Resolution by Quasi-Public Entity
Jurisdiction and Venue
Notice of Proceeding
Parties
Pleadings
Objections to Right to Take
Settlement Offers and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Deposit of Probable Compensation
Withdrawal of Deposit
Possession Prior to Judgment
Discovery
Exchange of Valuation Data
Procedures for Determining Right to Take and Compensation
Contesting Right To Take
Procedures for Determining Compensation
Compensation, Generally
Date of Valuation
Compensation for Improvements
Compensation for Property Taken
Compensation for Injury to Remainder
Compensation for Loss of Goodwill
More Necessary Public Use
Hazardous Materials on Property to be Acquired by School District
Leases
Encumbrances
Future Interests
Payment of Judgment
Procedures for Determining Right to Take and Compensation
Possession After Judgment
Interest
Proration
Abandonment
Expenses, Costs and Damages
Costs
Arbitration
Arbitration of Real Estate Contracts
Unclaimed Property
Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors: Preferences
Evidence Regarding Interests in Real Property
Lost Maps
Parol Evidence
Required Writings
Discovery in Litigation Pertaining to Real Property
Property Descriptions
Uniform Federal Lien Registration Act
Excerpts from the Constitution of the State of California
Article I. Rights of Citizens
Article X. Water Rights
Article X A. Water Resources Development
Article XI. Home Rule
Article XIII. Taxation
Article XIII A. Proposition 13
Article XIII D. Proposition 218
Article XIV. Mechanics’ Liens
Article XV. Usury
Article XVI. Public Finance
Article XX. Homesteads
Article XXXIV. Public Housing
Excerpts from the Corporations Code
General Provisions
Corporate Powers
Mortgages and Sales
Merger
Conversions
Dissolution
Social Purpose Corporations
Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporations
Mutual Water Companies
Benefit Corporations
Partnerships
Uniform Limited Partnership Act of 2008
Uniform Partnership Act of 1994
Limited Liability Companies
Unincorporated Associations
Real Estate Investment Trusts
Corporate Securities Law
Real Estate Syndicate Act
Excerpts from the Education Code
Joint Venture School Facilities Construction Projects
Sale or Lease of Surplus School Property
Joint Use of School Facilities
Development Fees
Community Colleges
Sale, Lease, Use and Exchange of Facilities
Surplus Property
Joint User Agreements
Exchanges of Land
Excerpts from the Evidence Code
Burden of Proof on Issues Arising in Real Property Litigation
Facts in Deeds and Leases
Burden of Producing Evidence
Burden of Proof
Expert and Opinion Testimony
Evidence of Market Value
Privileges
Lawyer-Client Privilege
Exceptions to Physician-Patient Privilege
Exceptions to Psychotherapist-Patient Privilege
Hearsay
Official Writings Affecting Property
Excerpts from the Family Code
Definitions
Attorney Fees
Domestic Partner Registration
Property Rights
Liabilities
Management and Control
Agreements
Uniform Premarital Agreements
Dissolution
Property Division
Debts
Reimbursements
Separate and Out-of-State Property
Support
Spousal Support
Minors
Emancipation
Excerpts from the Financial Code
Banks
Real Estate Dealings
Bank Holding Companies
Authorizations for Banks
Restrictions and Prohibited Practices
Deposits
Loans and Investments
Trust Companies
Foreign (Other State) Banks
Foreign (Other Nation) Banks
Consumer Loans Secured by Real Property
Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Savings and Loan Associations
Real Estate Loans
Credit Unions
Escrow Agents
Regulations
Industrial Loan Companies
Loans Secured by Real Property
Property Holdings
Loan Restrictions
California Financing Law
National Housing Act Loans
Residential Mortgage Lending
Mortgage Loan Originators
Financial Condition, Transaction and Bond Requirements
Brokerage Services for Borrowers
Exchange Facilitators
Excerpts from the Fish and Game Code
Generally
Fish Hatchery Leases
Wildlife Conservation Board
Wildlife Management Areas
Ecological Reserves
Fish and Wildlife Protection and Conservation
Hunting and Fishing
California Endangered Species Act
Natural Community Conservation Planning
Habitat Maintenance Funding Act
Hunting and Fishing: Birds and Mammals
Water Pollution
Excerpts from the Food and Agricultural Code
Roadside Vegetation Control
Grazing and Dairy Farms
Theft of Cattle
Dairy Farms
Excerpts from the Government Code
Escheat of Property to State
Government Tort Liability
Dangerous Conditions of Public Property
Liability of Public Entities
Liability of Public Employees
Access to Public Buildings for Persons with Disabilities
Publication Requirements
Acquisition of Open Space
Dedication for Public Purpose
Withdrawing Residential Leased Premises
State Tax Liens
Relocation Assistance
Open-Space Land Dedication
Notaries Public
California Emergency Services Act
State of Emergency
Transfers of Woodframe Buildings
Hazardous Building Wall Anchorage Law
Residential Transfer Disclosure: Earthquake Hazards
Surplus State Lands
Plain English Statement of Policy on Small Business Regulations
Discrimination in Housing
Acquisition of State Property
Open-Space Subventions
Postponed Property Taxes
Public Employees’ Retirement Fund
County Property
Acquisition of Property
Sale or Lease of Property
Sales Below Market Value
Joint Occupancy Agreements
Condominium Occupancy
Shade Trees
Fish, Streams and Flood Waters Weed, Pest, and Nuisance Abatement
Report of Residential Building Record (3R Report)
Airports and Airport Zoning
County Recorders
Duties and Liability
Destruction of Documents
Indexes
Recordable Documents
Social Security Numbers
Recording Procedure
Fees
Electronic Recording Delivery
Surveys and Surveyors
City Property
Leases
Sale of Buildings and Sites
Building Ordinances
Nuisances
Reports of Residential Records
Weed and Rubbish Abatement
City Harbors
Public Works
Property Taxes and Other Charges
Habitat Maintenance Assessment Districts
Abandoned Excavations
Historical Property Contracts
Grants of Public Property
Airports
Generally
Airport Approaches Zoning Law
Surplus Real Property
Open Space
Urban Agriculture Incentive Zones
Open Space Easements
Open Space Easement Act of 1974
Timberland Productivity Act
Generally
Timberland Production Zones
Rezoning
Immediate Rezoning
Removal From Zone
Eminent Domain or Other Acquisition
Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zones
Solar-Use Easements
Williamson Act
Legislative Declarations
Establishment of Preserves
Contracts
Cancellation
Eminent Domain or Other Acquisition
Farmland Security Zones
Community Development of Former Redevelopment Agency Property
Unpaid Water Bills
Urban Forestry
Developer Fees
Drought Tolerant Landscaping
Community Facilities Districts
Proposition 218 Omnibus Implementation Act
Enforcement of Delinquent Assessments
Surplus Land
Open Public Meetings
County Fees
Local Government Reorganization
Community Services Districts
Purposes
Finance and Capital Financing
Zones
Community Revitalization and Investment Authorities
Affordable Housing Authorities
Planning and Land Use
General Provisions
Regional Planning
Public Hearings; Notice
City and County Planning
General Plans
Specific Plans
Open-Space Lands
Housing Elements
Low-Income Housing in Coastal Zone
Water Conservation in Landscape Act
Water Recycling in Landscaping Act
Workforce Housing Opportunity Zones
Exemption of Charter Cities
General Plans: Actions or Proceedings
Zoning
Development Agreements
Easements
Administration of Zoning Ordinances
Open-Space Zoning
Housing Development Approvals
Density Bonuses and Other Incentives
Interagency Referrals
Permit Streamlining Act
Applications for Development Projects
Approval of Development Permits
Agency Teams
Permits for Classes of Projects
Mitigation Lands: Nonprofit Organizations
School Facilities
Environmental Improvement Authorizations
Limitations on School Facilities Assessments
Fees for New Development Projects
Mediation of Land Use Disputes
Housing Sustainability Districts
Subdivision Map Act
Tentative Maps
Final Maps
Parcel Maps
Approvals
Merger of Parcels
Unmerger of Parcels
Approval of Tentative Maps
Review of Tentative Map By Other Bodies
Filing Final Map
Filing Parcel Maps
Recordation of Maps
Imposition of Conditions and Grounds for Rejection
Dedication Requirements
Public Access
Reservation of Land for Community Facilities
Development Fees
Reimbursement of Costs
Soils Reports
Taxes and Assessments
Development Agreements
Posting Security
Reversion to Acreage
Excluding Land From Subdivision
Violations
Judicial Review
Official Maps
Excerpts from the Harbors and Navigation Code
Recreational Marinas
Navigable Waters
Private Wharves and Piers
Towpaths
Port Districts
Excerpts from the Health and Safety Code
California Community Care Facilities Act
Preemption of Local Regulations–Residential Care Facilities
Preemption of Local Regulations–Juvenile Facilities
Preemption of Local Regulations–Facilities for the Seriously Ill
Preemption of Local Regulations–Facilities for the Elderly
Preemption of Local Regulations–Family Day Care Homes
Mosquito Abatement and Vector Control District Law
Pest Abatement Districts
Cemeteries
Regulation
Property Rights
Care of Cemeteries
Public Cemetery Districts
Uniform Controlled Substances Act
Abatement of Transactions Involving Controlled Substances
Fires and Fire Protection
Fire Regulations
High-Rise Structures
Weed and Rubbish Abatement
Housing
Regulation of Apartment Houses, Hotels and Dwellings
Tenant Relocation Assistance
Enforcement
Manufactured Housing Act of 1980
Definitions
Application and Scope
Standards for Mobilehomes
Escrow Accounts
Listings
Registration and Title
Transfer of Title
Mobilehome Parks Act
Definitions
Rights of Residents
State and Local Regulations
General Regulations
Construction
Special Occupancy Parks Act
State Building Standards
Historical Building Code of 1975
Earthquake Protection
Scope and Application
Enforcement
Building Permits
Design and Construction
Reconstruction of Hazardous Buildings
Gas Shutoff
Water Heaters
Local Building and Demolition Permits
Plans and Specifications for Development
Access to Public Accommodations by Physically Handicapped Persons
Hazardous Waste Control
Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986
Unified Agency Review of Hazardous Materials Release Sites
Underground Storage of Hazardous Substances
Cleanup of Underground Petroleum Storage Tanks
Hazardous Substance Account Act
California Land Use and Revitalization Act of 2004
Cleanup of Property Contaminated by Methamphetamine
Hazardous Materials Release Cleanup by Local Agencies
Hazardous Materials Liability of Lenders and Fiduciaries
Asbestos
Spraying
Asbestos and Hazardous Substance Removal Contracts
Notice Requirements
Toxic Mold Protection Act of 2001
Community Redevelopment Law
Blighted Areas
Public Policy
Procedures and Activities
Redevelopment Plans
Referendums
Owner Participation
Project Area Committee
Property Acquisition
Disposition and Development
Amendment of Redevelopment Plans
Financial Provisions
Community Redevelopment Disaster Project Law
Natural Disasters
Restrictions on Redevelopment Agency Operations
Dissolution of Redevelopment Agencies and Designation of Successor Agencies
Alternative Voluntary Redevelopment Program
Housing Authorities
Definitions
Powers and Duties Creation of Housing Authorities
Financial Discrimination
Complaint Resolution
Public Housing Election Implementation Law
Historical Rehabilitation
Residential Rehabilitation
Air Resources
Housing and Home Finance
Department of Housing and Community Development
Rehabilitation of Residential Hotels
Mobilehome Parks
Predevelopment Loans
CalHome Program
Rehabilitation and Disaster Assistance
Multifamily Housing Program
Special Programs for Disabled Persons
Rental Housing Construction
Home Ownership Assistance
Emergency Housing and Assistance Fund
Affordable Housing
Community Housing Developments
Downtown Rebound Program
Loan Insurance
Bond and Loan Insurance
Multifamily Rental Housing
Regulation of Environmental Protection
Abandoned Excavations
Pest Control
California Safe Drinking Water Act
Excerpts from the Insurance Code
Definitions and Authorizations
Shared Coverage
Insurable Interests
The Policy
Real Property Repair and Reconstruction
Insurance: Cancellation
Insurance in Connection with Sales and Loans
Unfair Practices
Investments by Insurers
Real Estate Holdings of Insurers
Insurance Agents
Purchasing Insurance from Self-Service Storage Agents
Fire Insurance
County Mutual Fire Insurers
Fraternal Fire Insurers
Earthquake Insurance
California Earthquake Authority
Mediation of Insurance Claims
FAIR (Fair Access to Insurance Requirements)
Residential Property Insurance Disclosure Statement
Title Insurance
Rate Regulation and Rebates
Mortgage Guaranty Insurance
Charges and Rebates
Land Value Insurance Prohibited
Home Protection Insurance
Charges and Rebates
Excerpts from the Labor Code
Payment of Wages
Employment of Minors

Public Works and Public Agencies
Workers Compensation and Insurance
Construction of Unsafe Work Place
Excerpts from the Military and Veterans Code
Nondiscrimination
Protection of the National Guard and Reservists
Veterans’ Farm and Home Purchase Act of 1943
Veterans’ Farm and Home Purchase Act of 1974
Veterans’ Buildings
Property Used for Defense Preparation
Excerpts from the Penal Code
Recording of False Instruments
Criminal Profiteering
Fraud or Embezzlement: Victim Restitution
Street Terrorism
Robbery
Registered Sex Offenders
Public Nuisance
Unlawful Dumping
Forcible Entry and Detainer
Crimes Against Property
Arson
Burglary Onsite Making of Residence Key
Forgery
Theft
Real Estate Transactions
Trespass
Crimes Involving Financial Institutions, Escrow Companies and Title Insurance Companies
Crimes Against Hotel Guests
Compensation of Appointed Counsel: Liens upon Real Property
Red Light Abatement Law
Excerpts from the Probate Code
Generally
Simultaneous Death
Identity of Heirs
Homicide
Powers of Appointment
Definitions
Creation
Capacity
Scope of Authority
Required Intent
Types of Appointments
Contracts to Appoint
Failure to Make Effective Appointment
Rights of Creditors
Rule Against Perpetuities
Revocation, Exercise, or Release
Deposit of Estate Planning Documents with Attorney
Conveyance or Transfer of Property Believed to Belong to Decedent or Other Person
General Procedural Provisions
Conservatorships and Guardianships
Property Transactions, Generally
Compromise of Claims
Sales
Other Transactions
Independent Exercise of Powers
Incapacity of Spouse
Power of Attorney
Nonprobate Transfers
Community Property
Nonprobate Transfers to Former Spouse
Revocable Transfer on Death Deeds
General Provisions
Execution and Revocation
Effect of Transfer on Death Deeds
Effectuation of Transfer
Contest
Wills
Intestate Succession
Probate Homestead
Probate of Small Estates
Escheat
Claims Against Estates
Estate Management
Refinancing and Encumbering Estate Property
Acceptance of Deeds and Partial Satisfaction
Purchase of Estate Property
Easements, Leases or Options
Sale of Property
Real Estate Brokers
Dispositions of Particular Types of Property
Sales
Default by Buyer
Use of Sale Proceeds
Improper Sales
Independent Administration
Partition
Distribution of Small Estates Without Administration
Distribution to Surviving Spouse Without Administration
Surviving Spouse’s Liability for Decedent’s Property
Trusts
Trustees
Uniform Principal and Income Act
Relations of Third Persons to Trusts
Rule Against Perpetuities
Uniform Statutory Rule
Time of Creation of Interest
Reformation
Exclusions
Related Provisions
Excerpts from the Public Contract Code
Contract Clauses
Sale of Property by University of California
Improvement Act of 1911
Municipal Improvement Act of 1913
Excerpts from the Public Resources Code
Special Studies Zones
Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975
Oil and Gas
Regulation of Operations
Subsidence
Spacing of Wells
Forest, Ranges, and Forage Lands
Prevention and Control of Forest Fires
State Responsibility Area Fire Protection Benefit Fees
Public Nuisances
Fire Safety in Mountain Areas and on Land Covered by Forest, Brush or Grass
Prohibited Activities
Timber Regulation
Historical Resources
Agricultural Leasing of State Park Land
California Recreational Trails
California Heritage Fund
Public Lands
Coastal Sanctuary
Swamp, Overflowed, Tide, or Submerged Lands
Federal Lands
Farmland Conservancy Program
Rangeland, Grazing Land and Grassland Protection
California Forest Legacy Program Act of 2007
Resort Improvement Districts
California Environmental Quality Act of 1970
Definitions
Environmental Impact Reports
State and Local Projects
Streamlined Environmental Review
Focused Environmental Impact Report
Mandated Projects
Special Review of Housing Projects
Actions and Proceedings
Jobs and Economic Improvement Through Environmental Leadership Act of 2011
Energy Resources Conservation
Home Energy and Labeling Program
Solar Shade Control
California Coastal Act of 1976
Public Access
Recreational Uses
Environmentally Sensitive Habitat Areas
Agricultural Land
Development
Offshore Drilling
Coastal Commission Procedures
Coastal Commission
Coastal Development Permits
Challenges to Coastal Regulations
Civil Penalties
Natural Heritage Preservation Tax Credit Act of 2000
Solid Waste Facilities
Environmental Protection Permit Reform Act of 1993
Excerpts from the Public Utilities Code
Eminent Domain
Restrictions on Access to Rental Property
Regulation of Public Utilities
Water Companies and Water Service
Electrical and Gas Service to Mobilehome Parks and Manufactured Home Communities
Telegraph or Telephone Corporations
Weatherization Services to Homeowners
Municipal Utility Districts
Aviation
Air Space
Flight Hazards
Airport Land Use Commission
Excerpts from the Revenue and Taxation Code
Proposition 13
Change in Ownership
Taxation of New Construction
Change in Ownership and Construction After Lien Date
Inflation Factor
Assessment and Collection
Limit on Property Tax Rate
Property Tax
Tax Relief Following Disasters
Limitation of Actions
Additional Disaster Relief
Assessment
Assessment Practices
Valuation of Open-Space Land
Valuation of Timberland
Valuation of Historical Property
Change in Ownership
Escape Assessments
Assessment Rolls
State Board of Equalization
Levy of Taxes
Medium of Payment
Collection of Taxes
Separate Valuations
Tax Sales
Sales by Operation of Law
Sale After Deed to State
Attacks
Acquisition of Tax-Defaulted Property
Rights of Tax Purchaser
Redemption from Tax Defaults
Partial Redemptions
Installment Payments
Sale of Tax Certificates
Tax Refunds
Manufactured Home Property Tax Law
Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights
Local Levy of Occupancy Taxes
Transfer Tax
Personal Income Tax
Tax Credits
What is Income?
Deductions From Income
Applicability of IRC Provisions
Capital Transactions
Withholding of Income Tax
Tax Assistance for Senior Citizens
Senior Citizens and Disabled Citizens Property Tax Postponement
Tenant-Stockholder Property
Mobilehome Property
Possessory Interest Holder Property Tax
County Deferred Property Tax Program for Senior Citizens and Disabled Citizens
Katz-Harris Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights
Bank and Corporation Tax Law
Deductions
Depletion Deductions
REITS, REMICS, and FASITS
Capital Transactions
Collection
Excerpts from the Rules of Court
Writs
Injunctions
Receivers
Interest
Unlawful Detainer
Acquisition of Client’s Property
Excerpts from the Streets and Highways Code
Acquisition of Land for Highway Purposes
Encroachments on State Highways
County Highways
Encroachments on County Highways
Improvement Act of 1911
Undergrounding Utilities
Contractual Assessments
Clean Energy Assessment Contracts
Vacating Public Streets and Easements
Municipal Improvement Act
Excerpts from the Unemployment Insurance Code
Unemployment Compensation Benefits
Disability Benefits
Excerpts from the Uniform Commercial Code
Division 2. Sales
Division 3. Negotiable Instruments
Division 5. Letters of Credit
Division 9. Secured Transactions
Division 10. Personal Property Leases
Excerpts from the Vehicle Code
Accidents Involving Property Damage
Local Regulation of Roads
Removal of Vehicles from Private Property
Excerpts from the Water Code
State Policy
Prevention of Waste or Unreasonable Use of Water
Excessive Residential Water Use During Drought
Water Measurement Law
Multiunit Structures
Definitions
Water Leases
Unauthorized Diversions
Review of Water Rights Decision
Appropriation of Water
Water Rights Permitting Reform Act of 1988
Beneficial Use
Applications
Permits
Priorities
Licenses
Changing Point of Diversion or Use of Appropriated Water
Water Supplier Contracts
Monitoring of Water Use and Enforcement of Water Rights
Determination of Water Rights
Statements of Water Diversion and Use
Groundwater Extraction Reporting for Probationary Basins and Basins Without a Groundwater Sustainability Agency
Dams, Reservoirs, and Reclaimed Water
Inundation Maps and Emergency Planning
Joint Use of Wells and Other Water Sources
Cobey-Alquist Flood Plain Management Act of 1965
Sustainable Groundwater Management Act
Powers and Authority of a Groundwater Sustainability Agency
Groundwater Sustainability Plans
Probationary Basins
Adjudication Actions
Water Supply Planning to Support Existing and Planned Future Uses
Groundwater Monitoring
Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act of 1969
Waste Discharge Requirements
Enforcement
Hazardous Substance Removal and Remedial Action Charges
Compliance with Federal Law
Waste Wells
Water Reuse
Discharges from Houseboats
Graywater Systems
Irrigation Districts
Water Distribution
Charges
Eminent Domain
Assessments
Excerpts from the Welfare and Institutions Code
Zoning of Institutional Care Homes
Conservatorships for Gravely Disabled Persons
Eligibility for Public Assistance
Property Qualifications for Medi-Cal and Related Services
Public Assistance: Recovery by County
Excerpts from the California Code of Regulations
Title 10. Investment
Chapter 3. Commissioner of Business Oversight, Division of Corporations
Subchapter 2. Corporate Securities
Article 3. Procedure for Qualification
Article 4. Standards for the Exercise of the Commissioner’s Authority
Subarticle 7.1. Mutual Water Companies
Article 8. Licensing of Broker-Dealers and Agents
Subchapter 9. Escrow Agents
Article 4. Books, Records and Accounts
Chapter 6. Real Estate Commissioner
Article 4. Brokers
Article 5. Licenses Under Fictitious Names
Article 6. Corporate Licenses
Article 7. Salespersons
Article 10. Discrimination and Panic Selling
Article 12. Subdivisions
Article 12.2. Time-Share Project
Article 15. Trust Fund Accounts
Article 16. Mortgage Loan Brokerage
Article 16.5. California Foreclosure Prevention Act
Subarticle 1. Requirements
Subarticle 2. Application
Article 17.5. Mobile Home Sales
Article 18. Contracts, Writings and Other Documents
Article 18.5. Substantial Relationship and Rehabilitation Criteria
Article 19. Escrows
Article 21. Advance Fee Agreements
Article 26. Recovery Account
Title 14. Natural Resources
Division 6. Resources Agency
Chapter 3. Guidelines for Implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act
(State EIR Guidelines)
(Originally Printed 2-10-73)
Article 1. General
Article 2. General Responsibilities
Article 3. Authorities Granted to Public Agencies by CEQA
Article 4. Lead Agency
Article 5. Preliminary Review of Projects and Conduct of Initial Study
Article 6. Negative Declaration Process
Article 7. EIR Process
Article 8. Time Limits
Article 9. Contents of Environmental Impact Report
Article 10. Considerations in Preparing EIRs and Negative Declarations
Article 11. Types of EIRs
Article 12. Special Situations
Article 13. Review and Evaluation of EIRs and Negative Declarations
Article 15. Litigation
Article 18. Statutory Exemptions
Article 19. Categorical Exemptions
Article 20. Definitions