Monthly Archives: October 2013

How Long Does An Unlawful Detainer Eviction Case Take in Los Angeles, California?

 

 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. … Continue reading

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The Importance of Having a WRITTEN Rental Agreement in California

 

 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 … Continue reading

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Bad Roommate Situation in California? Need to Evict?

 

 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 … Continue reading

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Tenant Bankruptcy Will Delay an Eviction Unlawful Detainer Case in Los Angeles

 

  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 … Continue reading

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California Landlords May Not Require That a Tenant Declaw or Devocalize their Pet

 

  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 … Continue reading

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