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Can Landlords Evict Tenants in California During the COVID-19 Outbreak? As the economic effects of COVID-19-related shutdowns spread across California and the nation as a whole, local and state authorities, along with the federal government, are moving to protect tenants. Tenants are asking questions about their rights and want to know how long an eviction
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Your landlord can evict you from your rental unit and submit your details to a tenant screening service. Landlords usually use these screening services to evaluate a prospective tenant. An eviction record means that you are a risky tenant, and other landlords may reject your tenancy application. How Tenant Screening Is Done A landlord needs
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Lease Agreement

If you’re just starting out in the rental business, make sure you have a well-written lease with clauses that foresee as many situations as possible to protect yourself and your valuable rental property. A real-estate lawyer can help you come up with a solid lease that protects your property, a lease that will help you
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Preparing for Court

An unlawful detainer case is a lawsuit heard in California Superior Court whereby a landlord is required to go to have a tenant evicted. Most landlords will be in situations where they find it necessary to evict tenants who are repeatedly late with the rent or not paying at all, who make noise that disturbs
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Rent Control Ballot

Several big American cities, including many in California, have had rent-control policies for decades. In November 2018 Californians will be able to vote on an initiative that relaxes present restrictions on local rent-control laws. The fact is, rent controls hurt tenants and landlords and do not keep rental costs down overall, says an expert in
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Evictions

If you’re just starting out renting your property to other people, you may be tempted to study up on California landlord-tenant law and do everything on your own. You may think you don’t need to hire a landlord attorney. After all, how hard can it be to learn everything you need to know about landlord-tenant
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