Judge of the Superior Court (Ret.)

Hon. James Emerson

Hon. James Emerson

REAL ESTATE

  • Mediated two matters involving Title Company omission of DOT upon refinancing of property.
  • Arbitrated and Mediated Breach of Personal Guarantee in three matters involving Banks. 
  • Unnecessary/unapproved build out to leased premises. Case resolved.
  • Landslide case involving water district and neighboring properties. Case resolved.
  • Neighbor dispute regarding tree and concrete damage. Case resolved.
  • Homeowners Association dispute involving unapproved modification. Case resolved.
  • Easement dispute. Case Resolved.
  • Mediated two matters involving landslide/water diversion case between neighbors.
  • Mediated Mechanics  Lien involving issuing of subordination.
  • Water diversion and chemical spraying on a vineyard. Case resolved.
  • Mediated a large change order in the building of a church.
  • Mediated a fraud by a Title Insurance Company which Plaintiff was serving a sentence for murder.
  • Property purchased was not allowed to be used for intended purpose by City.  Case resolved.
  • Breach of Contract for use of Convention Center.  Case resolved.
  • Lease dispute which was unfavorable to landlord.  Case resolved.
  • Mediated a Tenant who was precluded from using Leasehold for intended purpose.
  • Mediated a dispute between contractor and land owners involving cost of repair.
  • Arbitrated a dispute over reimbursement of real estate deposit.
  • Presided over case involving mold in residential dwelling.
  • Construction defect which delayed opening of business.  Case resolved.
  • Presided over large construction defect case.
  • Acted as a Court Appointed Special Master in large downtown redevelopment project.
  • Mediated where Plaintiff was denied a short sale by a bank that later foreclosed.
  • Purchase Contract dispute involving septic tank failure. Case resolved.
  • Mediated a fence line case with elder abuse issues.
  • Arbitrated a real estate sales contract which requested specific performances.​
  • Arbitrated a real estate Breach of Contract regarding household ambiguity.