Real Property Law

Boice Law Firm assists developers, design professionals, subcontractors, property owners/managers, and individuals in an array of real property issues, including:

  • Land Use and Zoning
  • Construction Defects
  • Purchase and Sale Agreement Disputes
  • Landlord Tenant disputes
  • Easements, Licenses, and Real Covenant agreements
  • Boundary disputes
  • Trespass
  • Eminent Domain
  • Encroachment
  • Lien Claims

Washington Contractor’s Lien Rights Require Precision

There are five basic procedural steps that Washington State contractors must fully comply with in order to preserve their right to secure payments through liens.  The procedural steps required include providing (1) pre-construction notices, (2) notice to the owner, (3) a Lien Release; (4) filing a “Claim of Lien”; and (5) enforcing the lien in […]

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Long Over Due Protection for Email

The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that individuals have an expectation of privacy in their personal email accounts.  ...

Procedural Security Deposit Pitfalls for Washington Landlords

When requiring a security deposit from a renter, a landlord must follow specific steps in order to use the deposit ...