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November 18, 2014

"Tim the Lawyer" talks with A&G about PLF's victories for property rights & constitutional liberty

I joined our friends on the Armstrong & Getty Show this morning to talk about PLF’s recent victories in the Utah prairie dog case and the SDS Family Trust case against the Coastal Commission, as well as our ongoing challenges to Obamacare. If you missed it, you can listen to the podcast here. ...

December 10, 2013

Oral argument in Coastal Commission appeal tomorrow, in Ventura

Tomorrow, I will argue SDS Family Trust v. California Coastal Commission in the California Court of Appeal, in Ventura, at 1:30 p.m.  This case challenges the constitutionality of a public-access easement that the California Coastal Commission seeks to exact from a family as the price of approving a permit that would allow the family simply to ...

September 30, 2011

Court allows PLF case against Coastal Commission to go forward

Author: Paul J. Beard II Earlier this month, the San Luis Obispo Superior Court delivered a nice win to PLF client, SDS Family Trust, in its fight against the California Coastal Commission. The Family is suing the Commission for extorting a mile-long public access easement across its coastal property as a condition of obtaining a ...

October 25, 2010

Fox News covers new PLF suit against California Coastal Commission

Author:  Paul J. Beard II This morning, Fox News did a segment on our most recent lawsuit against the California Coastal Commission: SDS Family Trust v. California Coastal Commission. You won't want to miss this excellent interview of one of our clients, Denise McLaughlan, explaining the Commission's extortionate demand for a mi ...

October 20, 2010

Leading biz journal dubs PLF "one of the state's top property-rights law firms"

Author:  Paul J. Beard II Earlier this month, we filed a lawsuit against the California Coastal Commission for attempting to extort a mile-long public-access easement of shoreline property from a family with land in San Luis Obispo, California, that wants to make simple repairs to a home.  We argue that the easement conditon  ...