I am interested in purchasing a yacht through a California broker. This is my first California purchase but I have Continue reading
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 am in the process of buying a 40 foot motor yacht that was a bank repo. The broker disclosed Continue reading
We are interested in starting a charter business with the purchase of a 50 foot sportfishing yacht that is currently Continue reading
I work as a chef aboard large motor yachts, mostly in the Caribbean. I have a job lined up for Continue reading
I made an offer to buy a boat several months ago but we had to back out of the deal Continue reading
My boat sank a couple of months ago due to the negligence of boat mechanic and I’m looking for advice Continue reading
I have read a couple of your articles in recent issues of The Log about the private repossession and sale of boats, Continue reading
I bought a 41 foot power boat two years ago with the help of a friend who loaned me the Continue reading
I own a deep draft racing sailboat and several weeks ago the boat ran aground at high speed in shallow Continue reading
I bought a 40 foot motor yacht at a lien sale at a marina in Northern California. The lien sale Continue reading