Preventing or slowing the spread of wildfires is a good thing. But, when the legislature required that buyers and sellers must reach an agreement on which will bring a property into compliance with applicable State or local defensible space laws, no one anticipated the complications the requirement would have on a real estate transaction. Before the parties can agree, they must first answer a series of questions to help the determine the pre-contract facts. Revised form FHDS (Fire Hardening and Defensible Space Disclosure and Addendum) and new form DSDT (Defensible Space Decision Tree) are designed to help REALTORS® and their clients work through the morass. Join C.A.R. attorneys Neil Kalin and Justin Murakawa as they explain these two forms and untangle the intricate web so that you and your clients don’t get caught.