Practice Area – Expert Witness

Expert Witnesses in Real Estate and Homeowners’ Association Law Matters

Richardson Ober’s attorneys are frequently called upon to provide expert witness testimony and consulting in the areas of real estate and homeowners’ association (HOA) law.

HOA Expert Witness Services

Richardson Ober PC provides expert witness services in a range of matters involving common interest developments, including condominiums, planned developments, master associations, commercial and mixed-use developments including:

  • Assessment collection
  • Governing document interpretation, enforcement and amendment
  • Maintenance and repair responsibilities
  • Neighbor-to-neighbor disputes
  • Property rights
  • Standard of care of Boards of Directors
  • Standard of care of property managers
  • Voting procedures and board meeting protocol

Leaders in Homeowners’ Association Law

A leader in the field of HOA law, Richardson Ober represents homeowners’ associations throughout Southern California ranging in size from 4 to more than 6,100 homes with various amenities. RO Senior Partners and members of the College of Community Association Lawyers, Kelly G. Richardson and Matt D. Ober are well-respected leaders in the industry both locally and nationally, and are deeply involved in various local chapters and the national organization of the Community Associations Institute and also the California Association of Community Managers.

We welcome the opportunity to talk with you, please contact us at (626) 449-5577.


Real Estate Expert Witness Services

Kelly G. Richardson also provides a range of expert witness consulting services in real estate law, including broker and agent risk management and standard of care issues. He can be retained to consult on real estate matters including:

  • Standard of care and responsibilities for brokers and agents
  • Disclosure obligations
  • Duty of escrow holder
  • Leasing and title disputes
  • Other general real estate topics

Heavily Committed to the Real Estate Industry

Richardson Ober PC represents brokers, developers and commercial property owners in all aspects of real estate law, including risk management, contract issues and property disputes and dispute resolution.

Heavily committed to the real estate industry, Managing Partner Kelly G. Richardson is a licensed real estate broker and serves as legal counsel for several Southern California Associations of Realtors®, real estate brokers, and is a member of the Legal Affairs Forum and Home Ownership Housing and Investment Housing Committees of the California Association of Realtors®. He is a popular speaker in Southern California as well as author on real estate related issues.

We welcome the opportunity to talk with you, please contact us at (626) 449-5577.

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