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The Construction Defect Dateline is our series of articles and other information which is specifically oriented towards homeowner boards or community managers. Most articles in this section are provided in PDF format, which requires the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them.

California Supreme Court Upholds Association's Repair Decision


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Why Your Case Should Only Last 14 Months


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New Limits on Contractor Liability for "Patent" Defects
California court confirms that contractors liability for "patent" defects is cut-off after the owner accepts the property

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Limitation For Claims Against Association For Breach Of Its CC&Rs


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What Our Clients Say
"We are very thankful that you believed in the case"
I just wanted to thank you and your staff for all the hard work you did on our case. Nick and I are very appreciative of the time your firm took for us and the other class members. It was a long road to the end but we are very thankful that you believed in the case and continued to support it.

- Elayne R. Wilson – Homeowner, Cayman Square & Cayman Lane

Verdicts & Settlements
"Costa Brava Homeowners Association $2,300,000.00"
Developer(s): Domain Developers, Inc. and Buie Communities
This 176-unit common interest development which is located in Rancho Niguel suffered from a variety of construction defects including, leaky decks and windows, and roofing problems. Dicks & Coglianese stepped in and replaced Costa Brava's original counsel and achieved this result within approximately sixteen months.
Settlement - $2,300,000.00
Duration - 16 months
The DCS Difference
DCS will arrange for a licensed general contractor or architect to perform a complete walk-through inspection and evaluation of your home, building, grounds and common areas. But don't take our word for it: see some of the many letters of appreciation that we've received from our clients.