Welcome to the Windrem Law Firm
The Windrem Law Firm represents property owners, real estate brokers, homeowner associations, small businesses and individuals who reside or do business in Lake and Mendocino counties, California.
The firm was established in 1971 by Peter F. Windrem.
Client Locations: Lake & Mendocino Counties
- Real Estate
- Landlord & Tenant Law
- Small Business Development
- Homeowner Associations
- Land Use Planning
- Estate Planning
- Guardianships & Conservatorships
- Community Service
About the Windrem Law Firm
Peter F. Windrem
Peter F. Windrem received his B.A. degree in 1965 from Raymond College at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. He attended law school at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, where he received his law LL.B. in 1968. During his law school, Mr. Windrem served on the editorial board of the Virginia Journal of International Law. Following law school, Mr. Windrem served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala before returning to his home town to open his private law practice.
Over the years, Mr. Windrem has conducted numerous jury and court trials in State and Federal Courts in Northern California. He specializes in the law of real property in matters ranging from leases and real estate purchase contracts to disputes over easements, boundaries, land use and fraudulent transactions.
Mr. Windrem has been a vineyard owner for over thirty years and for many years was part owner of a winery. He recently completed eight years of service on the Lake County Winegrape Commission. He has represented growers and wineries in numerous matters relating to the wine industry.
Mr. Windrem has served on many community boards and commissions. He and his wife have two grown children.
The Windrem Law Firm provides legal services in the following practice areas:
• Real Estate
• Landlord & Tenant Law
• Small Business Development
• Homeowner Associations
• Land Use Planning
• Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts
• Community Service
We represent clients in real estate transactions and disputes. From drafting purchase agreements to supervising the escrow, we assist buyers and sellers and their agents close their deals. We represent property owners in court actions to resolve easement and boundary disputes, and we prosecute actions on behalf of those defrauded in real estate transactions. We also represent owners in disputes over property owned with other co-tenants.
Landlord & Tenant Law
We negotiate and draft residential, commercial and agricultural leases on behalf of clients. We prosecute and defend eviction actions for landlords and tenants, and we represent owners and tenants of mobilehome parks in issues relating to mobilehome tenancy law.
Small Business Development
We form corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships for start-up enterprises. We provide ongoing advice to small businesses on employment, contract and other issues.
We counsel boards of directors of homeowner associations on the requirements of the Davis-Stirling Act and other laws relating to the performance of their duties. We represent associations and homeowners in actions to enforce the covenants, conditions and restrictions for their subdivisions.
Land Use Planning
We assist clients who seek permits from the County for their development projects. We prepare applications and work with engineers and other professionals. We also appear before the County Planning Commission and the Board of Supervisors on behalf of our clients.
Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts
We counsel clients on all aspects of estate planning. We prepare living trusts, wills, durable powers of attorney for financial affairs and advance health care directives. We advise trustees on trust administration procedures. We represent executors for the probate of decedents’ estates.
Our firm is dedicated to Lake County’s quality of life. All staff are given the flexibility to participate in community projects and activities. Their volunteer participation ranges from political events, the Chamber of Commerce and Rotary to the Lake County Land Trust, and Council for the Clear Lake Hitch. Members of our firm are involved and working on a daily basis to keep Lake County a great place.
Peter F. Windrem
Windrem Law Firm
5716 Main Street, Suite A
Kelseyville, CA 95451
Phone: (707) 279-8700
Fax: (707) 279-8710