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Service Animals, Emotional Support Animals and a Landlord’s “No Pets” Policy

 

 Several rental agreements include “no pets” language. This means a tenant is not allowed to have a pet of any kind at the rental property. If a tenant violates a “no pets” policy in a rental agreement, the landlord would … Continue reading

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How Long Does it Take to Evict a Tenant in California?

 

 “How long does it take to evict a tenant in California?” This is a question I am regularly asked by landlords. Landlords are often surprised at how long it takes to evict a tenant in California, but then I explain … Continue reading

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What Happens to the Tenant’s Personal Property After the Sheriff Lockout in California?

 

 This article discusses what happens to the tenant’s personal property after the sheriff has completed the lockout and the landlord has regained possession of the property in California through an unlawful detainer (eviction). First, some background. By the time the … Continue reading

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CCP 1161(4): 3 Day Notice to Quit Video

 

 CCP 1161(4), otherwise known as California Code of Civil Procedure 1161(4), discusses the 3 day notice to quit. Unlike other 3 day notices, the CCP 1161(4) notice does NOT allow a tenant to cure the violations. With the CCP 1161(4) … Continue reading

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Eviction Delays in Lancaster Court

 

 During the past few months, we have seen extensive delays in the Michael Antonovich  Antelope Valley (Lancaster) courthouse when it comes to processing unlawful detainer eviction cases. This has been especially true post-trial, after the landlord wins the case and obtains … Continue reading

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