Southern California Real Estate, Business
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Hamlin | Cody is a firm of trusted legal advisors focusing on real estate, business, corporate law and billboard law in Southern California.

We combine the experience and sophistication of a larger firm, with the personal attention and flexibility that is available only from a boutique practice. Our focus on relationships, built over time, provides the foundation for an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.

We take care of our clients and solve their problems. We help them get out of trouble and help them stay out of trouble. To learn if we are the right attorneys for you, please explore our website or contact us.


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Navigating Conflict in Business Negotiations Navigating conflict in business negotiations, particularly in California, requires a nuanced approach due to the state’s unique legal landscape and business environment. At Hamlin | Cody, we understand the tremendous challenges that business people face every day — especially in this economy — in dealing with customers, vendors, employees, competitors, […]


The California Outdoor Advertising Act (COAA), enforced by the California Department of Transportation, (COAA) regulates the placement and size of off-premises advertising displays across public highways. Specifically, it focuses on off-premises advertising displays that promote businesses, services, or goods at locations other than where the display is situated. Notably, the COAA does not apply to […]


Losing a loved one is never easy, and dealing with the legalities that follow, including California probate, adds an extra layer of complexity to an already challenging time. What exactly is probate? Probate means there is a court case that deals with: Deciding if a will exists and is valid; Establishing who are the decedent’s […]