Monthly Archives: March 2013

Setting an Unlawful Detainer Eviction for Trial in California

 

 Unlawful detainer eviction cases are entitled to preference in the California court system. This means that unlawful detainer cases go faster than most other types of civil court cases. The process is still not fast, especially in light of future … Continue reading

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Terminating a Section 8 Tenancy in Los Angeles, California

 

 Landlords may wish to terminate a Section 8 tenancy in Los Angeles, California at the expiration of the rental term. Unlike most eviction cases, where a landlord is required to provide a 30 or 60 day termination notice, a tenant … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Eviction Filing Hub Court Locator

 

 As of March 18, 2013, new eviction cases in Los Angeles must be filed in one of 5 hub courts. The courts are Lancaster, Pasadena, Santa Monica, Long Beach, and downtown Los Angeles. To locate the proper hub court for … Continue reading

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Unlawful Detainer – Motion for Summary Judgment in California

 

 One option available to both landlords and tenants in an unlawful detainer eviction case is what is known as a “motion for summary judgment.” A motion for summary judgment in an unlawful detainer case challenges that the action has no … Continue reading

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Enforcing Unlawful Detainer Money Judgment for Rent and Damages

 

 Landlords may wish to try to collect money owed to them, either from unpaid rent or damages. As stated in another post, it is difficult for a landlord to collect money from a tenant. The primary goal of an eviction … Continue reading

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