Whether a tenant is being too noisy or conducting illegal activity on the premises of a rented unit, landlords have legal rights to stop tenant nuisances. For instance, a landlord may provide a three day written notice requesting the tenant stop their disruptive behavior. Ultimately, a tenant nuisance who does not change their behavior may provide legal grounds for eviction.
Learn how to evict a tenant in California and avoid unnecessary delays in the court process. While A People's Choice no longer offers legal document assistance for eviction or unlawful detainer court proceedings, we've provided a detailed guide for landlords looking to evict a tenant. From serving the preliminary notice to filing a civil lawsuit, going to trial, and scheduling a move out by the sheriff, we've covered it all here.
One of the most important things a landlord can do when renting to a tenant is to have a good written California rental agreement. Should eviction proceedings be filed, the court will want to review the signed agreement. Below is a checklist for a top notch rental agreement. Read on to learn more about what you should [...]
California requires landlords to follow rules when disposing abandoned property left by tenant. In particular, California law has three different ways a landlord can remove and get rid of a tenant’s personal property. The proper procedure the landlord follows will depend on the situation. Read on to learn more about what to do with property [...]
Several issues may arise when evicting tenants in California. A critical issue involves serving unknown tenants in eviction unlawful detainer lawsuits. For example, it is common for tenants to sublease their apartment to co-tenants without the landlord’s permission. Sometimes other family members such as a mother-in-law or other relative move in with the tenant but [...]
As a landlord, if you are looking to evict a tenant in California you must have legal ground to do so and serve the required notice prior to filing an unlawful detainer lawsuit. Read on to learn more about how to file an eviction in California. The unlawful detainer eviction process in California is exacting [...]