Courtside Newsletter: CA Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Real Estate Agent in Statute of Frauds Case

BY: JOHN V. GIARDINELLI, ATTORNEY AT LAW, ASHLEY A. RICHARDSON, LAW CLERK,
CASEY MCINTOSH, PARALEGAL

In February, the California Court of Appeal (“Court”) ruled on the question of whether a real estate agent can bring a lawsuit against the owners of a property for a commission if not all of the owners signed the listing agreement, but one owner allegedly signed on behalf of all owners. Long story short, the Court ultimately decided that a real estate agent should have the ability to bring a suit to prove the owner signed on behalf of others.

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Posted on June 15, 2017 and filed under courtside newsletter.