Monthly Archives: December 2012

Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2009: Terminations after Foreclosure in California

 

 The Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2009 provides limited eviction relief to some tenants following foreclosure on a federally-related mortgage loan or on any residential property.  To qualify for the added tenant protections under the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act … Continue reading

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Terminating a Lease Based on Surrender – When the Tenant Terminates Lease

 

 A California rental agreement or lease may be terminated by what is known as “surrender.”  If the tenant surrenders the lease under CCP 1161(5), and the landlord accepts the tenant’s surrender, then the tenant’s obligation to pay rent past the … Continue reading

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Household Goods Tariff Publishing for Moving Companies

 

 Household goods moving companies are required to publish a tariff.  The tariff will list the rates that the company charges.  The published household goods tariff will also describe the movers arbitration and claims program.  The household goods tariff will list … Continue reading

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Chatsworth Eviction Attorney – Evict Your Chatsworth Tenant

 

 David Piotrowski, an evictions attorney representing landlords in Chatsworth, offers assistance to property owners needing to evict tenants in Chatsworth and the surrounding areas. A landlord in Chatsworth may need to evict their tenant for non-payment of rent, for violation of a … Continue reading

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Retaliatory Eviction in California – Non-Waivable!

 

 A tenant’s right to claim a retaliatory motive for an eviction cannot be waived.  Sometimes, landlords will place a clause in the lease in an attempt to stop a tenant from claiming retaliation during an eviction.  Any type of retaliatory … Continue reading

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