People and companies renting out self-storage units are governed under a different body of law from residential and commercial landlords. The law governing self-storage rental space is known as the “California Self-Service Storage Facility Act” and is found in California’s Business and Professions Code Section 21700 et seq. A “self-storage facility” is defined as real […]
Beginning on July 29, 2013, all Ventura County unlawful detainer documents will be processed in the main Ventura County courthouse in Ventura. They will not be processed at the Simi Valley location.
The eviction articles on this blog generally discuss unlawful detainers, where the landlord needs to evict a “bad” tenant due to non-payment of rent, violations of the rental agreement, or other reasons. This blog post will diverge from the normal posts and will discuss what is known as a “forcible entry” and “forcible detainer” in
Last week, I discussed the right to quiet enjoyment, and explained that every rental agreement contains an implied covenant of quiet enjoyment. This week, I will discuss remedies available in the event that the right to quiet enjoyment is breached. Here is a non-exclusive list of possible remedies that might be available to tenants if
2013 is half over. The first half of this year has seen a high amount of disputed evictions. For several reasons – which I will not discuss but you can draw your own conclusions – tenants have been “holding on” and fighting the case in an attempt to get additional “free” time in the rental