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Prohibited Provisions in California Rental Agreements

 

 Landlords may think that so long as they put a certain provision in the rental agreement, that it will be enforceable.  This isn’t always the case.  Certain provisions in California rental agreements are prohibited and unenforceable.  This article will provide … Continue reading

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Warranty of Habitability in Los Angeles and California Evictions (Overview)

 

 My firm handles many evictions throughout southern California.  One of the biggest tenant defenses that I see, even though many of them have no merit, is the defense of the warranty of habitability. A warranty of habitability is implied in … Continue reading

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Recommendations for Los Angeles Landlords from an Attorney

 

 As a California attorney representing landlords, I see a lot of scenarios pop up.  I find myself thinking, “If only the landlord would have done _______, they would have protected themselves and probably wouldn’t be in the situation they are … 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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Evicting Tenants with a 3 Day Notice in California for Committing Waste

 

 A California landlord may terminate a tenancy in California if the tenant commits “waste.” The rules for what constitutes “waste” are very particular.  Landlords are strongly advised to seek legal counsel before starting the eviction process based on a theory … Continue reading

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