Tag Archives: Drafting

Ambiguous Drafting can Cause Expensive Litigation

What’s the meaning of a sentence in a Trust or a Will? once the ink is dry on the paper, the document is expected to “speak for itself” without the need to hunt for external evidence to understand the meaning … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Drafting an Effective Settlement Demand Letter

The following is a guest blog post by Anderson Franco, who practices landlord-tenant, personal injury, and general litigation throughout the Bay Area. Before filing a lawsuit, a plaintiff should always consider whether to try for settlement. If settlement is the goal, then … Continue reading

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CLE on Drafting Essential Estate Planning Documents

The National Business Institute is holding a webcast entitled, Drafting Essential Estate Planning Documents, on Thursday, January 24, 2019, from 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Central. Provided below is a description of the event. Program Description A Practical How-to Guide… … Continue reading

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Drafting Considerations from the MAC Decision

Posted by Gail Weinstein, Steven Epstein, Matthew V. Soran, and Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, on Sunday, November 18, 2018 Editor's Note: Gail Weinstein is senior counsel, and Steven Epstein and Matthew V. Soran are partners at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & … Continue reading

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Drafting Exclusive Use Contracts That Work

The creation of a viable tenant mix is a critical component for practically every shopping center, so retail leases often have a defined “use” clause that limits a tenant’s use of the premises.  In certain cases, they also contain “exclusives” … Continue reading

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