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These articles and resources can help you gain a deeper understanding of processes, trends, best practices and more related to AVELAR’s core businesses.

Exceeding the Bounds of Expert Reason and Credibility – Case Studies

In construction defects litigation, opposing parties often present widely divergent assessments of the nature, cause, and extent of purported deficiencies.

Below-Grade Waterproofing Failures – Case Study

In order to highlight fundamental design and construction errors, this paper briefly reviews our firm’s litigation-related evaluation of below-grade waterproofing

Comparable Aspects of Forensic Fire and Water Investigations

In January 2015, a major fire destroyed roofing and attic spaces (Photo 1) and top floor apartments (Photo 2) at an historic three-story, wood-framed, mixed-used building

“Express Finding” Requirements for Local Amendments to California’s Title 24 Building Codes

One target audience for this report is those California attorneys who may, on their client’s behalf, wish to evaluate the pros and cons of challenging the legality

An Abridged History of the Origins and Empowerment of the California Building Standards Commission

The California Building Standards Commission (CBSC) is responsible for overseeing the ongoing development, amendment, adoption, and publication of the

An Abridged History of the Statewide “California Building Code”

All provisions of the California Building Code are uniformly applicable throughout the State of California, except where made even stricter by a local jurisdiction

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