GARCIA LEGAL is a professional law corporation with a practice focused on all aspects of California real estate law and litigation. Our clients include real estate owners, lenders, brokers, escrow companies, developers, and title insurers. Unlike many law firms, we have the expertise developed over more than 30 years to handle cases from start to finish. Our significant appellate experience makes us unique and provides us with a perspective that others lack. In addition, we have successfully represented clients before public entities as part of the administrative entitlement and appeal process, and we have provided expert testimony on a variety of real estate issues. And, we act as general counsel to a number of independent escrow companies. We also write and speak regularly to meetings and conventions of industry groups.

A representative sample of the types of cases we have litigated in the California Superior and Appellate Courts as well as the Federal and Bankruptcy Courts includes:

  • Land Title Disputes
  • Escrow Litigation and Defense
  • Easements including Prescriptive Easements
  • Boundary Line Disputes
  • Document Forgery Claims
  • Fraud including Loan Fraud
  • Real Property Partition Litigation
  • Broker Malpractice
  • Title Insurance Coverage
  • Forceable Entry and Detainer
  • Unlawful Detainer
  • Mello Roos Community Facilities District Act Claims
  • Real Estate Sales and Disclosure Claims
  • Notary Misconduct
  • Surety Litigation
  • Mechanics Lien Claims
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Stop Notice Litigation
  • Recording Law Issues
  • Notice of Pending Action / Lis Pendens Litigation
  • Surface Water Flow and Flood Litigation
  • Wrongful Foreclosure Claims
  • Leasehold Rights
  • Interpleader Litigation
  • Lien Priority and Enforcement Disputes
  • Trust Title Issues
  • Electronic Document and Signature Issues
  • Planning and Development Issues