LAND USE, REAL ESTATE & TITLE LITIGATION
Davis Toft has broad experience in real property law. We have advocated in front of municipal bodies and litigated land use issues in court when necessary. Davis Toft's attorneys have advocated in San Luis Obispo and Shasta Counties, before the California Coastal Commission, the City of Laguna Beach, and the City of Dana Point. As for real property title litigation, Davis Toft litigates title issues on behalf of title insurers and their insureds throughout Southern California. Davis Toft's attorneys have obtained successful results on behalf of institutional lenders and individuals alike, and Davis Toft's experience in the area of real property law, including chain of title issues, is extensive.
SUMMARY ADJUDICATION GRANTED IN REAL PROPERTY TITLE LITIGATION
Davis Toft assisted homeowners in Newport Coast, California in connection with litigation initiated against them by a bank claiming to hold a $1.7 million first position lien on title to their property, ahead of the homeowners' purchase money lien. Davis Toft was able to get the case dismissed before trial and judgment entered in favor of Davis Toft's clients on the grounds that the homeowners took title to the Newport Coast property without notice of the plaintiff's claims.
DAVIS LAW HELPS CORPORATE CLIENT STOP OIL EXPLORATION PROJECT
Davis Toft assisted a national corporate client in Central California stop a prolonged oil exploration project which would have substantially impacted the environment in the surrounding area. After analyzing the County's Environmental Impact Report, and retaining additional experts to analyze the impact of the proposed project on the land, air quality, water quality, and traffic, Davis Toft presented its findings to the Board of Supervisors. The Result: the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to deny the oil exploration project.