How long does an unlawful detainer case take in Los Angeles, California? Or, to rephrase, how long does it take before the landlord can get his house back? The answer to these frequently asked questions are both good and bad. On the good side, eviction cases in Los Angeles are still some of the fastest […]
Surprisingly, many landlords will take one of their most valuable assets, their rental home, and allow a stranger to occupy the property without ever getting an agreement in writing. This is a big mistake. This article will discuss the importance of ALWAYS having a WRITTEN rental agreement in place BEFORE a tenant moves in and
The high cost of living in the Los Angeles area causes many people to search for a roommate. Many roommate situations end with no problems. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Many people find a “stranger” as a roommate, only to conclude after the roommate moves in, that the living arrangement is not going to
Your tenant stops paying the rent. In response, you file an Unlawful Detainer case against the tenant. The tenant files an Answer. Right before trial, the tenant files for bankruptcy. Does this chain of events sound familiar? It is happening frequently in and around Los Angeles, causing delays to the tenant unlawful detainer eviction case.
A new California law, Civil Code § 1942.7, defines what a property owner or manager may NOT do if the owner allows animals on the property. If a property owner allows pets on the property, the owner may NOT do any of the following: (1) Advertise, through any means, the availability of real property for occupancy in