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Did your Tenant Demand a Jury Trial in a California Unlawful Detainer Eviction Case?

Did your Tenant Demand a Jury Trial in a California Unlawful Detainer Eviction Case? Unfortunately, if your tenant meets certain requirements, they will have the right to a jury trial, even if your rental agreement says otherwise! Section 16 of Article 1 of the California Constitution states that the right to a jury trial shall […]

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CCP 1179a – Unlawful Detainer Actions Receive Precedence Over Other Actions

California Code of Civil Procedure 1179a, also known as CCP 1179a, gives precedence to unlawful detainer eviction cases over other civil actions. The exact wording of CCP 1179a states: In all proceedings brought to recover the possession of real property pursuant to the provisions of this chapter all courts, wherein such actions are or may hereafter

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Basic Eviction Overview and Outline for California Unlawful Detainers

The general process and overview of a California unlawful detainer (eviction) case is as follows: Prepare and serve a termination notice on the tenant (for example, a 3 day, 30 day, or 60 day notice of termination) Prepare, file and serve the unlawful detainer summons, complaint, and supporting documents on the tenant Serve a “prejudgment

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