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Tenant Bankruptcy in California – Delay and Automatic Stay

 

 When a tenant files for bankruptcy in California, the bankruptcy laws forbid a landlord from enforcing the lease, meaning the landlord cannot serve a 3 day notice or proceed with an unlawful detainer eviction case. Once a tenant files for … 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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Tenant Bankruptcy Will Automatically Delay an Eviction Case

 

 Tenant bankruptcies will automatically delay an eviction case. It is one of the worst things that can happen for an honest landlord trying to recover possession of his property and possibly some unpaid rent. Tenant bankruptcies have severe consequences to … Continue reading

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Relief from Automatic Stay in Tenant Evictions in California

 

 The landlord may request relief from the automatic stay for various reasons.  One of the most commons reasons is to state that the tenant has no equity or interest in the property.  In California, the majority opinion is that a … Continue reading

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Exceptions to Automatic Stay in Tenant Evictions in California

 

 Normally, when a tenant files for bankruptcy, there is an automatic stay on eviction proceedings.  However, there are exceptions to the automatic stay.  The following outline provides exceptions to the automatic stay when a tenant files for bankruptcy in California, … Continue reading

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