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Settling an Unlawful Detainer Case in Los Angeles, California

 

 You don’t have to let the court decide your Los Angeles eviction case just because someone filed an Unlawful Detainer action. You have the right to settle the case out of court. Even if you think you have a strong … Continue reading

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What CAN’T an Unlawful Detainer Eviction do in Los Angeles, California?

 

 What CAN’T an Unlawful Detainer do in Los Angeles, California? No security deposits:  An Unlawful Detainer can’t solve fights about damages or security deposits. No cross complaints:  You can’t file a cross complaint in Unlawful Detainer actions. The defendant has … Continue reading

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Los Angeles, California Unlawful Detainer Eviction Process Overview

 

 What is an Unlawful Detainer Action? Evict someone from their home:  An Unlawful Detainer action is a special court proceeding. It’s a legal way to evict someone from the place where they live. This usually happens when a tenant stays … Continue reading

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Tenant Bankruptcy Affecting The Eviction Process in California

 

 A tenant bankruptcy can change and delay the eviction process for the California landlord. A tenant’s bankruptcy does not by itself terminate the lease, even if the lease says so.  Any clause in the lease stating such is unenforceable.  In … Continue reading

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Oral Residential Lease / Rental Agreement in California

 

 Rental agreements for residential units in California can normally be written or oral.  However, I always recommend to my clients to put the agreement in writing.  There are several reasons for preferring a written agreement over an oral agreement including, … Continue reading

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