David Weil is licensed to practice law in the state of California and, as such, some of the information provided in this column may not be applicable in a jurisdiction outside of California. Please note also that no two legal situations are alike, and it is impossible to provide accurate legal advice without knowing all the facts of a particular situation. Therefore, the information provided in this column should not be regarded as individual legal advice, and readers should not act upon this information without seeking the opinion of an attorney in their home state.
David Weil is the managing attorney at Weil & Associates (weilmaritime.com) in Long Beach. He is an adjunct professor of Admiralty Law at Loyola University Law School, is a member of the Maritime Law Association of the United States and is former legal counsel to the California Yacht Brokers Association.
I won a $15,000 judgment against a boat owner in state court. The judgment related to repair work that I
I am a licensed yacht salesman in California, and I am representing a boat owner under an “open” listing agreement
I was sued in small claims court last year by a marine engine mechanic who did some work on my
I am considering buying a 39-foot sailing yacht that was built from a kit on a vacant lot. The boat
Last year, I was involved in a boating accident when I hit an unlit channel marker buoy in San Diego
I am in the process of buying a boat, and I’d like to know more about the Coast Guard Abstract
I read your article in the most recent issue of The Log Newspaper (Nov. 11-24) concerning the prohibition against the
I just ran across an online discussion of how the Jones Act and other maritime regulations might interfere with the
I have a question about the assessment of “possessory interest” taxes on my marina slip. I keep my boat in
My boat has been listed for sale with a yacht broker for more than a year. I understand that boat