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 own a four-stateroom motoryacht that I am setting up in a charter business. I understand that I am limited
I own an Internet marketing company based in California, and we are developing a new business to sell fractional ownership
I have a judgment against a boat owner for his breach of contract on a business deal. He owns a
I have been reading news reports recently about two different yacht brokers who are accused of embezzling client funds from
I own a Coast Guard-documented sailboat that I recently took to a local boatyard for bottom paint and other minor
I am in the middle of a dispute with a boat carpenter regarding the construction of a custom sailing yacht.
I just renewed my homeowner’s insurance policy and it reminded me that I have never seen an earthquake insurance policy
I made an offer on a boat and am trying to locate a qualified marine surveyor in connection with the
We are in the process of buying a new boat from a dealer, but we just learned that he filed
I own a dive service and I have a lien against a boat that has been arrested by a bank.