Intestate Succession

The cats have consulted a bankruptcy attorney and return home…

Bankruptcy

The cats have been notified by their San Francisco attorneys…

Foreseeability of Damage

The cats came to the conclusion that they would have to get inside…

Joint and Several Liability

Pee Wee’s owner thanked me for finding and returning Pee Wee’s…

Theft of Lost or Mislaid Property

I received a call on my iPhone from Pee Wee’s owner asking…

Defamation

by Allen Drescher I received a check from the cats’ San Francisco…

INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENTS

The Old Tom was exhausted from his exertions in saving the cats…

USE OF FORCE IN DEFENSE OF OTHERS

The cats have invited their retired friend, the Old Tom, who…

CO-OWNERSHIP OF PROPERTY

I was successful in requiring the Shock-A-Dog company to honor…

Allen Drescher, Attorney at Law - APPARENT AUTHORITY

The cats are worried.  They invested their entire share of the…

ASSET PROTECTION

The cats and I have decided to go into the publishing business. …

TRUSTS

We decide to meet at a local café to discuss whether or not…

THE CORPORATE VEIL

I have told the cats that if they want to travel back up to the…

VICARIOUS (DERIVATIVE) LIABILITY

I have opened a men’s specialty store, selling suspenders,…

BOUNDARY DISPUTES

The cats have been roaming the neighborhood since they returned…

STRICT LIABILITY

After visiting their old friend, a battle-scarred Tom who retired…

LIQUIDATED DAMAGES

The cats want to rent a convertible to go on vacation to the…

RESCISSION

We finally received a check from your insurance company for the…

CARELESS DRIVING

“I just came by to thank you for replacing my baseball cap,”…

CONVERSION

“Come in,” I say as I let you into the house.  “I was…

COMPARATIVE NEGLIGENCE

“Thanks for coming to our house,” I say. “You’re welcome,”…

MAINTAINING AN ATTRACTIVE NUISANCE

“How was your ski trip?” you ask. “It didn’t go well,…

PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY BY PRESCRIPTIVE USE

“Where have you been?” you ask. “I took my cats to the…

IF IT SOUNDS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE

Let’s say that you acquire, free or for a pittance, the tangibles…

GET IT IN WRITING

We all know that an agreement to buy (or sell) real property…

DEATH AND TAXES

“Nothing is certain but death and taxes.” Well, that’s…

Asset Protection

Collector with hair oil and cologne:  “I am here to enforce…

Avoidable Transfers

Bill Collector with Waxed Handlebar Moustache:  “I have a…

Vicarious Liability

Angry Customer on Crutches:  “I tripped on a pencil left on…

Triple Net Leases

Shopkeeper with six children:   “You can’t raise my rent. …

Corporations

Little Boy Selling Lemonade:  “Here’s your lemonade, Mrs.…

Easements

Young Man on Bicycle:  “I have an easement to go across your…

Trusts

The lawyer asks his client, “Whom do you trust?” The client…