Form UD-100 is the initial complaint form filed by Santa Barbara landlords in order to begin an unlawful detainer eviction case in Santa Barbara county. In order to begin your eviction case in Santa Barbara, landlords will file UD-100 at the Santa Barbara court, along with other initial pleading documents.
UD-100 in Santa Barbara is a 3 page form. It is crucial that landlords in Santa Barbara county fill out UD-100 properly. An incorrect UD-100 may cause the landlord to lose his or her eviction case and have to start the process over again. This would not only cause a substantial delay in removing the tenant, but would also result in additional fees.
On the Santa Barbara UD-100 form, the landlord will specify the terms of the rental agreement and will specify the reason for the eviction. It explains to the court why the landlord wants to evict the tenant. Again, it is imperative that the form be filled out correctly.
Here’s a sample of what form UD-100 looks like:
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