At Silver & Wright LLP, our attorneys specialize in providing effective, efficient, and responsive legal services to public agencies through receiverships, nuisance abatement, code enforcement, police services and general public agency litigation. We have helped numerous cities and counties throughout California achieve their goals of increasing public safety, reducing blight, and recovering their enforcement costs where permitted by law. Our attorneys have developed unique and cutting edge practices to achieve success for our clients and their communities.

Our attorneys regularly teach classes and speak at seminars and conferences all over California on issues relevant to receiverships, nuisance abatement, code enforcement, and other aspects of public agency litigation.



S&W Services

At Silver & Wright we have the experience and dedication to effectively resolve your public nuisance issues.


  • Substandard Properties
  • Dangerous Conditions
  • Slumlord Apartments/Hotels
  • Dilapidated Commercial Properties
  • Hoarders
  • Marijuana Violations
  • Drug Houses
  • Gang Houses; Prostitution
  • Massage Parlors
  • Graffiti
  • Junk Yards
  • Inoperable Vehicles


  • Training
  • Administrative Actions
  • Inspection Warrants
  • Abatement Warrants
  • Receiverships
  • Criminal Prosecutions
  • Nuisance Injunctions
  • Civil Litigation
  • Statutory Cost Recovery
  • Abatement Liens
  • Special Assessments


  • Dangerous Properties
  • Abandoned Buildings
  • Slumlords
  • Unfair Competition
  • Health & Safety Code
  • Business & Professions Code
  • Code of Civil Procedure

Over 105 Years of Combined Experience

Police Services

  • Marijuana Violations
  • Drug Abatement Act
  • Gang Inunctions
  • Gang House Forfeitures
  • Prostitution Enforcement
  • Massage Regulation
  • Gambling Enforcement
  • Deadly Weapon Forfeitures
  • Pitchess Motion Defense
  • Search & Seizure Warrants
  • Due Process Compliance

Municipal Litigation

  • Land Use Litigation
  • Section 1983 Civil Rights Defense
  • Excessive Force Defense
  • Tort Defense
  • Public Records Act Defense
  • Writs & Appeals
  • Ordinance Drafting & Enforcement

Over 105 Years of Combined Experience

Matters resolved successfully

Years in Business

Recent Testimonials

"Great Attorneys! Thanks for your hard work!"

– J.P.

"Resolved our issues amicably."

– J.P.

"The attorneys at Silver & Wright work to protect cities against dangerous and crime producing properties. They take pride in helping the community and the citizens of their cities by cleaning up properties that are dangerous and harmful to the community."

– D.G.