The Battle Over Measure R is Not Over

On November 4, 2014, many Malibu residents were excited to discover that Measure R – a ballot initiative that required any proposed developments of more than 20,000 square feet to be approved by voters...


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Bluff-Top Coastal Homeowners Petition California Supreme Court to Review Coastal Commission Restrictionson Seawall Permit

Most homeowners in Malibu are well acquainted with the extensive permitting requirements for even the slightest addition or remodel, because much of our city is governed by the Coastal Act and the California...


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Robert Kinney’s Lawsuit Dismissed after California Court of Appeal Grants Anti-SLAPP Motion Filed by Harrison Barnes, A Professional Law Corporation

Harrison Barnes, A Professional Law Corporation, on behalf of its client BCG, prevails against Robert Kinney after the California Court of Appeal granted the motion to strike and dismissed Kinney’s...


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Malibu Brief: Eviction alternatives for Malibu businesses and landlords

It’s no secret that commercial rent in Malibu is high.

Malibu rates range from $52 to $84 per square foot. Compare that with Santa Monica and Calabasas, where commercial rates are as low as...


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Harrison Barnes, A Professional Law Corporation Ensures Transparency in Architectural Services Contracts for Malibu Homeowners

According to a March 14 article titled, “Most L.A. County cities failing...


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Tips for Malibu Employers and Employees Negotiating Severances

The health of the economy is improving, and here in Malibu, new businesses are popping up all over town. Vintage grocers is set to open March 5 in the Trancas Country Market and Soul Cycle will be coming...


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Erwin Chemerinsky, the Most Influential First Amendment Scholar in the United States, Submits Amicus Brief in Support of Harrison Barnes

Malibu, CA – Harrison Barnes, the founder and principal of Harrison Barnes, A Professional Law Corporation, is currently involved in a case in front of the Supreme Court of Texas where the most influential...


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Harrison Barnes, A Professional Law Corporation Files Lawsuit against Hollywood Producers for Allegedly Stealing Script

Harrison Barnes, A Professional Law Corporation filed a lawsuit in a...


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Malibu-based Law Firm Wins Case Against Alleged Fraud by Keith Middlebrook

Malibu, CA – Harrison Barnes, A Professional Law Corporation, a Malibu-based law firm, secured a judgment against celebrity Keith Middlebrook for $5,864,563, after thirteen months of litigation...


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Law Firm to Publish Monthly Articles on Local News

Malibu, CA – Harrison Barnes, A Professional Law Corporation, a law firm serving Southern California and particularly the Malibu area, will be publishing a monthly article in the Malibu surfside...


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