I CAN’T GET NO, SATISFACTION – The Doctrine of Accord & Satisfaction
By: Stacey Bavafa
There are two conflicting statutes that govern the issue of Accord and Satisfaction in California: California Code of Civil Procedure §1526 and California Commercial Code §3311.
Enacted in 1987, California Code of Civil Procedure §1526 states that …
Mandatory Relief for Attorney Error in California Applies Only to Defaults, Default Judgments and Dismissals, Not “Analogous” Situations
By: Zachary Price
California Code of Civil Procedure section 473, subdivision (b) provides two avenues for relief when attorneys make mistakes. Subdivision (b) provides discretionary relief for certain mistakes and mandatory relief for defaults, default judgments, and dismissals caused by …