Archive for July 2019

Practice Areas

For over 25 years, the principals of SLG have provided trusted legal advice to mortgage lenders, mortgage servicers, mortgage brokers, banks, credit unions, small business owners and individual investors with secured real and personal property interests.SLG handles both litigation and transaction work. SLG is an AV-rated firm (highest rating from Martindale Hubbell) that concentrates its … Continue reading

About Us

Spencer Scheer & Joshua Scheer are the principals of Scheer Law Group, LLP (“SLG”). They combine over twenty-five years experience representing nationally known lenders, mortgage brokers, business owners and investors in consumer and commercial litigation and transactional work, with an emphasis on creditor bankruptcy and real estate law. Together they lead a highly trained staff … Continue reading

Commercial Lease Preparation and Review

SLG handles both transactional and litigation matters. SLG counsel will prepare and review commercial leases–office, retail, industrial, NNN–for landlords and tenants. SLG repents a wide variety of commercial landlords and tenants and is up to date on current market conditions and issues facing landlords and tenants i.e. ADA, SDNA, operating expenses and premises construction. SLG … Continue reading

Tenant in Common (TIC) Lending

SLG, along with the cooperative efforts of a regional bank, title companies, and TIC counsel, has spearheaded the first known institutional retail Tenant in Common loan program in the State of California. SLG represents its lender clients in review of Tenant in Common agreements and loan documents for both fractional and joint/several financing to ensure … Continue reading

Real Estate Litigation, including Lender foreclosure

SLG represents its clients in a wide variety of real estate and real estate related matters impacting secured creditors, including but not limited to the following: Real estate workout agreements (Lender/Borrower and Investor/Lender), including loan modification agreements, forbearance agreements, deeds in lieu of foreclosure, loan restructuring agreements, commercial lease review and litigation, real estate purchase … Continue reading

Privacy

Privacy issues and the protection of confidential information has become a crucial consideration for almost all SLG clients as the complexity and the need to protect confidential information grows. Privacy issues also extend to the need for review of issues that arise under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and the Fair Debt Collection Practice … Continue reading

Personal Property Litigation

SLG represents secured creditors in all facets of personal property transaction and litigation matters. SLG represents its banking, credit union, retail consumer finance lenders and individual investor clients holding personal property security on vehicles, mobile homes, inventory and equipment, certificates of deposit, letters of credit. SLG also represents commercial leasing companies with respect to leases … Continue reading

Mortgage Fraud Lender Review and Defense

The “subprime epidemic” has affected everyone with interests in real estate. Fraud review and litigation has become an essential component in protecting and enforcing SLG client rights. If litigation is necessary, SLG has had particular success representing lenders, brokers, individuals and investors in: broker and investor repurchase litigation, appraiser litigation, title company litigation, lender liability … Continue reading

Landlord/Tenant

Because our staff includes a former in-house counsel for a large property owner in San Francisco, we understand property ownership as a business and seek to assist our clients by taking a pragmatic, business savvy approach, rather than a purely legalistic approach. SLG counsels both commercial and residential property owners, property management companies, lenders and … Continue reading

Creditor Bankruptcy

SLG personally represents its clients in all bankruptcy courts in the state of California. SLG also handles out of state referrals for its clients, via a network of local counsel throughout the United States. SLG handles all commercial and consumer creditor matters. The firm’s expertise ranges from residential consumer matters to highly complex commercial loans … Continue reading