Legal Question in Real Estate Law in California

In a real estate transaction a home purchase fell out of escrow. The cancellation was sent but the seller would not sign to give me my deposit back, Should I go to small claims court? mediation?

Asked on 4/29/13, 9:03 pm

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Timothy McCormick Libris Solutions - Dispute Resolution Services
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That depends on which of the boxes was checked on the CAR form (assuming you were using the standard form) and why the contract fell out of escrow.

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Answered on 4/29/13, 9:32 pm
Anthony Roach Law Office of Anthony A. Roach
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I agree with Mr. McCormick. The way you have presented it, it sounds as though you have breached the contract, in which case you are not entitled to your deposit back.

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Answered on 5/06/13, 8:04 pm

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