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Why Los Angeles Landlords Should Serve a “3 Day Notice” Immediately After Rent is Late

 

 One reason why potential clients approach my firm is because their Los Angeles or Ventura county tenant stopped paying the rent.  One of the first questions I ask the tenant is, “How long has the tenant not paid the rent?” … Continue reading

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Provisions that California landlords may want to place in their rental agreements…

 

 The following is a non-exclusive list of items that California landlords may want to place in their rental agreements.  These are not mandatory items, but are generally worthwhile for the landlord to include in the California lease: The tenant may … Continue reading

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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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Smoking Ban in Residential Rental Units in California As of January 1, 2012

 

 Beginning January 1, 2012, a residential landlord in California may prohibit the tenant from smoking on the property.  Every new lease entered into on or after January 1, 2012, for a residential rental unit in California should provide a provision … Continue reading

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Tenant “Repair and Deduct” in California Rental Units

 

 Tenant’s often try to raise the “repair and deduct” defense to not paying their rent, or as a defense to an eviction.  What exactly is “repair and deduct” in California, and when can a tenant use the “repair and deduct” … Continue reading

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