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 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
My boat was repossessed last year, and the lender is now pursuing me for a deficiency claim after the sale
We live aboard our boat in a marina in Southern California, and we recently received an eviction notice. The notice
I recently hauled out my boat at a local yard for routine maintenance. While it was out of the water,
I am in the process of purchasing a boat through a yacht broker. According to the advertisement, the boat had
I own a 48-foot motoryacht that I would like to offer for charter to offset my costs of ownership. Unfortunately,
I heard last week that a new law is in the works that will require boat owners to disclose more
I was watching Fourth of July fireworks from my boat this weekend, and I was shocked at how many private
I am a licensed captain and I operate a sportfishing boat in Southern California as a six-pack charter boat. Over