Real Estate Litigation

Our Real Estate litigation practice encompasses the protection of the rights of Common Interest Developments, Lessors, Lessees, Community Managers, buyers, sellers, lenders, Brokers and Escrow Holders in matters involving commercial, office, retail, industrial and residential properties. Examples include matters involving:

  • Purchase/Sale disputes and specific performance.
  • Landlord and Tenant issues
  • Construction and contractor disputes
  • Lease disputes
  • Broker commission disputes
  • Tenant improvement disputes
  • Title and Escrow Holder issues
  • Mechanics Lien enforcement
  • Unlawful Detainers
  • Evictions


No matter what course is charted, whether it be negotiation, mediation, arbitration, or litigation, we have the training and experience to be forceful and effective advocates. We are prepared to protect our clients interests in all state and federal courts in California as well as in all arbitration and mediation forums including the American Arbitration Association and JAMS/Endispute.

Hickey & Associates, P.C. represents clients in all areas of civil litigation and alternate dispute resolution. We are well seasoned in all aspects of the litigation process, from initial counseling and case assessment to settlement negotiations and trial. If exigent circumstances exist, we are prepared to seek appropriate provisional remedies, which provide immediate protection for our clients without the delay of waiting for trial. Such remedies include restraining orders, writs of attachment, and the appointment of receivers.

Business Litigation

Our litigation practice encompasses the broad range of legal matters and disputes faced by businesses and their owners. Examples include matters involving:

  • Breach of Contract disputes
  • Employment litigation and claims
  • Insurance Coverage issues
  • Administrative Actions
  • Uniform Commercial Code Disputes
  • Environmental/Toxic issues and claims
  • Shareholder/Director/officer disputes
  • Limited and General Partnership disputes and dissolutions
  • Commercial Collections and Mechanic’s Liens
  • Real Estate Litigation