Mr. Hudack started his career in real estate, managing transactions for Fortune 500 companies. In addition to negotiating, executing, and closing acquisitions for sales and leases, he started and operated his own businesses. He has served as corporate and litigation counsel to community associations throughout California. Joe earned his Juris Doctorate from Western State College of Law, magna cum laude, so he could expand his practice and use his talents to assist clients with estate planning, business law, contract review and drafting, and real estate law services.

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Divorce and Estate Planning

Divorce Unfortunately, divorce is a topic that may come up during your estate planning and your lifetime. No one wants to think about divorce when getting married, and especially don’t want to think about dying after being married? It’s a community property state in California, but the law is relatively clear about what you can…

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Beware. This is Another COVID 19 Scam

Please read below from the California Department of Real Estate. FRAUD WARNINGS FOR CALIFORNIA HOMEOWNERS IN FINANCIAL DISTRESS As homeowners begin to feel the financial impacts from the efforts to stop the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), loan modification and foreclosure rescue scams may start again to surface targeting vulnerable consumers. Whether they call themselves…

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Reversing or Repealing an HOA Rule

Because members do not “vote” on rule changes, there is no mechanism to stop a rule change before it takes effect. However, the law allows members to reverse a recent rule change. As long as members act promptly – within 30 days of the association’s delivery of the new rule for review – members may…

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These Items Should Be In A Real Estate Contract

Contracts are used to close different kinds of real estate transactions and each agreement will vary accordingly. There are a few essential components to all real estate contracts that you might want to become familiar with. If you understand the materials needed, you can then help ensure each agreement you enter is understood and well-articulated.…