On September 2, 2020 the Alameda County Superior Court appointed Gerard F. Keena II over 4110 Fruitvale, Avenue in Oakland California. This Property has been a nuisance for years and is the site of what appears to be an illegal industrial recycling center in the middle of a residential neighborhood. Neighbors report drilling and working at all hours of the night, thenRead More "Gerard Keena Appointed Over Nuisance Property in Oakland"
On August 20, 2020 the City of Brisbane successfully appointed Gerard F. Keena II as Receiver over a longstanding nuisance apartment building that has been the site of two substantial fires in the past five years. The appointment was made by Judge George A. Miriam in San Mateo County Court Case #20-CIV-02498. Gerard and his team at Bay Area Receivership Group lookRead More "GERARD KEENA F. KEENA APPOINTED AS RECEIVER OVER NUISANCE PROPERTY IN BRISBANE"
The Sonoma County Counsel’s Office successfully appointed Gerard Keena as a receiver over a nuisance Property in Sonoma County, in Sonoma County Case #SCV-264342 on July 30, 2020. The Property at 18450 1st Street, Sonoma, California 94576 has been a longstanding nuisance for years. Gerard Keena and his team at Bay Area Receivership Group are now looking forward to abating the nuisances presented by the Property to bringRead More "GERARD KEENA APPOINTED AS RECEIVER OVER NUISANCE PROPERTY IN SONOMA COUNTY"
BARG Attorney Ryan Griffith has been invited by the California Lawyer’s Association Public Law Section to speak about Health and Safety Receiverships. The course will take place online on September 9, 2020 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and you can register here . The course provides one CLE credit for practicing attorneys, but is open to anyone interested in watching the course.Read More "BARG Attorney Ryan Griffith to Present on Health and Safety Receiverships for the California Lawyer’s Association Public Law Section"
On August 7, 2020 The Vallejo City Attorney’s Attorney successfully appointed Gerard F. Keena appointed over a nuisance property located at 2618 Redwood Street, Vallejo, California in Solano County Case # FCS054747. The City of Vallejo tried diligently to abate the nuisances at the Property. However, the owner passed away several months ago without a will or trust. Furthermore, none of hisRead More "Gerard Keena Appointed as Receiver to Abate Nuisance Property in Vallejo"
On August 6, 2020 the Sacramento District Attorney’s Office successfully petitioned the Sacramento County Superior Court to appoint Gerard F. Keena II and Bay Area Receivership Group over twenty-two properties owned by notorious slumlords Kiran Rawat and Raj Singh. Bay Area Receivership Group had previously been appointed over a nuisance property owned by these two individuals by the Elk Grove City Attorney’sRead More "Gerard F. Keena II and Bay Area Receivership Group appointed over twenty-two properties owned by notorious slumlords Kiran Rawat and Raj Singh"
Attorney Ryan Griffith has been appointed to the California Lawyers Association Public Law Executive Committee. In this position he will collaborate with the California Bar and other Public Law Attorneys to address important public law issues. Bay Area Receivership Group knows Ryan will do an outstanding job for the Executive Committee. Appointment LetterRead More "BARG Attorney Ryan Griffith Appointed to Executive Committee of California Lawyers Association Public Law Section"
Ryan Griffith Attorney & Associate Receiver at Bay Area Receivership Group had his article on Zombie Foreclosure and how to address it published by the California Daily Journal on April 29, 2020. The article explains how banks can take control of dangerous properties and prevent them from getting to a point that the appointment of a Health and Safety Receiver by a City or County is necessary. The article can be read here.Read More "Ryan Griffith’s Zombie Foreclosure Article Published by the California Daily Journal"
On April 21, 2020, the City of Fresno moved ex-parte to appoint Bay Area Receivership Group over 1630 S. Third Street in Fresno, California in Fresno County Case #20CECG00407 . The Property has been the site of several recent fires and an ex-parte was necessary due to COVID. Now that Bay Area Receivership Group has been appointed it will take immediate action toRead More "Bay Area Receivership Group Appointed on Emergency Order over Fire Damaged Property in Fresno"
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