Senate Bill No. 1186 - legislation passed on 9/19/12 - an effort to deter "frivolous" lawsuits. The bill adds and amends numerous sections of law. Newly added Civil Code 1938 is important to commercial Realtors and property managers (see page 32 of the bill).

Senate Bill No. 1186

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Margen & Associates

Peter Margen

925 Ygnacio Valley Road

Walnut Creek, CA 94596

(925) 934-3440


Gilda Puente Peters, Architect

1076 Arlington Blvd.

El Cerrito CA 94530

(510) 526-6226


Arnie Lerner, AIA

Lerner + Associates Architects 

1108C Bryant Street 

San Francisco, CA 94103 

(415) 863-5475


Steve Winkel, FAIA, PE

The Preview Group, Inc.

2765 Prince Street

Berkeley, CA 94705

(510) 547-7748