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Overview of Landlord Tenant Laws in California

Both landlords and tenants should be able to deal with many legal questions and problems without a lawyer, once they understand the basics of state law. This overview of key landlord tenant laws in California will get you started. Required Landlord Disclosures in California Under California law, landlords must disclose specific information to tenants; this
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An Explanation of a Tenants Rights in California

Tenants must navigate a complex set of rules and responsibilities in the state of California. Not only are there state guidelines that must be followed, but there may also be some specific city guidelines for rental properties, such as rent control. However, California tenants are entitled to the following rights however it is important that
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The Foremost rights of landlord in California

California is, for the most part, a tenant friendly state.  The majority of the laws regarding rental tenancies are provided to protect a tenant from a landlord, not vice versa.  There are state wide laws and codes specifically laying out the responsibility of a landlord and the rights of a tenant.  There are also local
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Some Strict Eviction Laws for Tenant in California

You have rented your property to a tenant in the State of California, and you now wish to terminate the tenancy and rental contract, either for non-payment or simply because you want to move your children into the property. It’s your property, so it should be simple…shouldn’t it? In California it is not as simple
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Some Regular Reasons Of Eviction In California

In California, while we are a tenant friendly state, there are a number of reasons a landlord can successfully evict a tenant.  There are evictions for cause, meaning the tenant has somehow acted in a fashion that would warrant an eviction.  There are evictions without cause, which are limited in some rent controlled areas, in
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Impressive Eviction Laws That Are Implemented in Los Angeles

We have already advised as to the ferociously uphill legal battle it is to evict a tenant just under California’s Statewide Eviction Laws.  These laws are further complicated in jurisdictions with local rent control ordinances such as San Francisco, Oakland and Los Angeles. In Los Angeles all tenancies are essentially “life tenancies” when a property
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Get Satisfactory Eviction Laws in California

In California the Eviction process is very statutory and precise. What many landlords don’t realize is that most of the California Eviction Laws are there to protect the tenant, not the landlord, and that it is a minefield of laws and statutes to navigate and any one misstep can cost you the loss of your
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