Among ESKRIDGE LAW’s victories in real estate disputes are the following:

2020

  • ESKRIDGE LAW recovered $250,000 which had been stolen from its client by internet wire fraud.
  • ESKRIDGE LAW settled for only $5,000 a case in which a residential buyer accused the firm’s client of sales fraud.

2019

  • ESKRIDGE LAW represented homeowners associations regarding a variety of matters.
  • ESKRIDGE LAW successfully settled an eminent domain case against its client (the property owner).
  • ESKRIDGE LAW obtained a pre-litigation settlement of $120,000 on a matter involving seller misrepresentations in a residential sale.
  • ESKRIDGE LAW successfully settled a lawsuit against its client regarding the sale of an apartment complex.
  • ESKRIDGE LAW obtained a settlement of $45,000 on behalf of its clients against their residential landlord.

2018

  • ESKRIDGE LAW settled a complicated real estate fraud case on behalf of its client, the seller, for nothing more than a buy-back of the property.
  • ESKRIDGE LAW successfully represented a client in the partition of property containing apartments and retail space.

2016

  • ESKRIDGE LAW successfully settled a partition action on behalf of its client (the defendant).
  • ESKRIDGE LAW successfully settled an action claiming real estate fraud on behalf of its client (the defendant).
  • ESKRIDGE LAW obtained a settlement of over $250,000 on behalf of tenants of two apartments which were damaged by water.
  • ESKRIDGE LAW successfully defended an unlawful detainer action.

2015

  • ESKRIDGE LAW successfully settled a partition action on behalf of its client (the plaintiff).
  • ESKRIDGE LAW successfully settled a claim regarding allegations of damage to real property.

2014

  • ESKRIDGE LAW convinced an insurance company to pay $235,000 to resolve a case on behalf of one of its real estate clients.

2013

  • ESKRIDGE LAW obtained settlements totaling $15,500 from two defendants, and a default judgment of over $600,000 from a third defendant in a real estate fraud case.

2012

  • ESKRIDGE LAW succeeded in settling a dispute involving an HOA for $45,000, plus some non-monetary items which were greatly appreciated by the clients.
  • ESKRIDGE LAW succeeded in obtaining a full dismissal of its client (the seller) in a real estate litigation matter.
  • ESKRIDGE LAW succeeded in preventing a lawsuit in a real estate “failure to disclose” case in a settlement which involved its client (the seller of an apartment complex) paying only $12,500.

2011

  • ESKRIDGE LAW obtained a mistrial in a matter involving an 11,000 acre ranch, and obtained a favorable settlement involving the transfer of certain property shortly afterward.
  • ESKRIDGE LAW successfully defended the owner of commercial property regarding ADA access issues.
  • ESKRIDGE LAW successfully prevented the owner of commercial property from being criminally prosecuted related to land use violations.
  • ESKRIDGE LAW assisted the buyers of a residential property in forcing reluctant sellers to proceed with closing escrow.

2010

  • ESKRIDGE LAW successfully settled a partition action involving an income property in Gardena.
  • ESKRIDGE LAW successfully quashed a real estate fraud lawsuit which had been brought against ten of its clients.

2009

  • ESKRIDGE LAW successfully resolved a partition action involving three apartment buildings.

2006

  • ESKRIDGE LAW successfully represented two plaintiffs in a fraud/breach of contract/partition action involving two residential properties and seven investment properties.
  • ESKRIDGE LAW successfully defended the owners of a residential property against an action for breach of contract and fraud. ESKRIDGE LAW succeeded in obtaining a court order expunging the lis pendens, after which the case quickly settled.
  • ESKRIDGE LAW successfully represented the plaintiff in an action for specific performance of a contract to purchase real property, despite the fact that the contract was never signed by the owner of the property. Today, ESKRIDGE LAW’s client is residing peacefully at the property.

2005

  • ESKRIDGE LAW obtained a settlement of $75,000 on behalf of a would-be buyer whose real estate agent/loan broker falsely represented to the buyer that her loan application had been denied, then secretly purchased the property for himself.
  • ESKRIDGE LAW represented local associations of realtors in numerous business, employment, and real estate matters.
  • ESKRIDGE LAW successfully represented the plaintiff in a partition action. As the result of a settlement achieved at mediation, the defendant purchased plaintiff’s share of the property at the current market value.

2004

  • ESKRIDGE LAW successfully handled the sale of a Palos Verdes property on behalf of the seller.

2001

  • ESKRIDGE LAW prevailed at trial in a real estate matter in Orange County Superior Court, on behalf of plaintiffs.

2000

  • ESKRIDGE LAW helped numerous clients to avoid litigation by taking preemptive measures and by quickly resolving any disputes which arose.

1999

  • ESKRIDGE LAW prevailed in a real estate case which was tried to a jury in Torrance Superior Court on behalf of plaintiffs.

1998

  • ESKRIDGE LAW prevailed in a jury trial in Kern County Superior Court, representing property owners who were sued by an RTC-controlled company. The company sought to rescind a contract for the sale of 11,000 acres. Not only did the jury rule in favor of ESKRIDGE LAW’s clients as to the ownership of the entire 11,000 acres — the jury also awarded ESKRIDGE LAW’s clients $300,000 on their cross-claim.