What Must be Included with an Unlawful Detainer Complaint Court Filing?

In addition to other required court documents that are required to be filed, the unlawful detainer complaint must include the following:

  • Rental agreement (if the rental agreement was in writing)
  • Termination notice (3 day, 30 day, 60 day, etc.)
  • Proof of service for the termination notice

If the landlord (plaintiff) fails to include these required documents as an attachment to the unlawful detainer eviction complaint, leave of court to amend the complaint shall be granted for a five-day period in order to add the attachments.

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This article is courtesy of the Law Office of David Piotrowski, a California law firm representing landlords with eviction matters.

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