Monthly Archives: December 2012

Why Los Angeles Landlords Should Serve a “3 Day Notice” Immediately After Rent is Late

 

 One reason why potential clients approach my firm is because their Los Angeles or Ventura county tenant stopped paying the rent.  One of the first questions I ask the tenant is, “How long has the tenant not paid the rent?” … Continue reading

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Household Good Moving Company Resources by State

 

 My firm represents interstate household goods moving companies.  We publish household goods tariffs, create custom moving forms, and more.  Every once in a while, we get asked about state licensing resources for those moving companies wishing to only transport goods … Continue reading

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Retaliatory Eviction – Overview of 180 Day Retaliation Defense for California Eviction

 

 A tenant has a complete defense to an eviction case in California if the landlord’s intent for the eviction is retaliatory.   A tenant eviction in California is considered retaliatory if the eviction is intended to punish the tenant because … Continue reading

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“Labor for Rent” Agreements in California (Instead of Cash)

 

 Landlords will sometimes enter into an agreement with their tenant that allows the tenant to work and do chores around the house instead of paying rent money (or in exchange for a reduced monetary payment).  This practice should be avoided. … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Rent Control Eviction Based on Violation of Rental Agreement

 

 If your Los Angeles tenant has failed to perform a rule specified in the rental agreement, then you may be able to evict them even if they are under Los Angeles rent control.  Notice should be given to the tenant … Continue reading

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