Are HOAs Required To Accept Partial Payments On Delinquent Assessment Liens?

The Davis-Stirling Act governs HOA initiated judicial foreclosures against homeowners relative to outstanding lien assessments.  In 2011, the Huntington Continental Town House Association recorded a delinquent lien assessment against one of its homeowners followed by the filing of a judicial foreclosure action.

The HOA and the homeowner subsequently agreed to a payment plan, but the homeowner failed to remit all payments when due and the plan was cancelled.  The homeowner then attempted to remit three partial payments to the HOA, which were all returned by the HOA to the homeowner.  Read More

EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW: LEGAL UPDATE FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS

Topics for this Month include:

  • Dynamex is Retroactive per Ninth Circuit
  • Recent Rulings on Arbitration Agreements
  • Using Registered Fictitious Business Name on Paystubs Okay
  • EEO-1 Pay Data Reports due September 30
  • Update on Pending California Employment-Related Bills
  • And more . . .

Recent Case Law

Dynamex “ABC Test” is Retroactive

In interpreting California state law, the federal Ninth Circuit has concluded that the “ABC test” to determine whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor applies retroactively in Vazquez v. Read More

SOLOMON SALEHANI

SOLOMON SALEHANI is an Associate in the Firm’s Sherman Oaks, California, office. Mr. Salehani handles a variety of civil litigation matters including landlord/tenant, real estate, breach of contract, and judgment collection. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Salehani was an Associate Attorney at a boutique law firm where he gained valuable experience in all phases of litigation.

Practice Areas      
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Breach of Contract
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Landlord/Tenant Litigation
Education 

J.D., Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, 2015
M.S., New York University, 2011
B.A., University of  Southern California, 2009

Bar Admissions

State Bar of California Read More

GUEST PANELISTS: COMMERCE INDUSTRIAL COUNCIL (CIC) HUMAN RESOURCES FORUM

Firm Partner David Binder and Senior Associate Zena Kalioundji will be featured guest speakers at the Commerce Industrial Counsel (CIC) Human Resources Forum to be held at 6055 East Washington Boulevard in Commerce, California, on February 27, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.  The topic of their presentation will be “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Q&A, Case Studies and Consequences.” Please contact our office if you are interested in attending.

Mr. Binder and Ms. Kalioundji serve clients in the Firm’s Employment and Labor Law Practice Group as well as its Workers’ Compensation Defense Practice Group. Read More

EXHIBITOR: CCWC 17TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Tharpe & Howell, LLP will be an exhibitor at the California Coalition on Workers’ Compensation (CCWC) 17th Annual Conference to be held at the Disney Grand California Hotel & Spa in Anaheim, California from July 17, 2019 through July 19, 2019.    The CCWC is dedicated to providing leadership, education, and advocacy in support of an equitable and efficient workers’ compensation system.  If you will be at the conference, please stop by our booth (#310) to say hello to members of our Firm’s Workers’ Compensation Defense team. Read More

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