Lawsuit Challenges CA Dept. of Finance Over Redevelopment Process

City of Murietta joins numerous cities that have filed suit against the California Department of Finance over the state’s redevelopment dissolution process.

Representing City of Murrietta are Partner Jeffery A. Morris, head of Stutz Artiano’s Municipal Litigation Group, and Senior Counsel Barry Schultz who serves as Advisory Counsel to oversight boards of redevelopment successor agencies in the Southern California region.

For the full story on the most recent challenge to the California Department of Finance by City of Murrieta, see

To receive further information on the progress of this suit and its implication for cities, please contact Mr. Morris at