The following information is from Helping Handbook, a Resource for Individuals, Families and Small Businesses put together by Morrison & Foerster LLP for the 2017 Wildfires in Northern California. It provides an overview of some issues that individuals, families and small businesses may face as a result of the recent wildfires. This information is current through October 20, 2017. This is for general information purposes only. It does not constitute legal advice and should not be relied on as legal advice. Myers, Widders, Gibson, Jones & Feingold LLP renders legal advice only after compliance with certain procedures and when it is legally and ethically permissible to do so. Readers acting on any information on this website are urged to seek tailored legal advice from their legal counsel.


The following is general information for tenants regarding premises damaged by the wildfires. Individual circumstances will vary. For many of these questions, you may want to contact an attorney.