Orange County Eviction Lawyers, Landlord Attorneys
Fast Eviction Service has been helping Orange County landlords with eviction, collection, and small claims legal services since 1979. We represent landlords only and understand how stressful, frustrating and time consuming evictions can be for property owners who view this as an action of last resort after repeated attempts to get a rental agreement honored have failed.
The eviction process is full of intricacies and minefields for landlords who inadvertently make expensive mistakes that result in having their evictions cases thrown out of court on minor procedural errors if the eviction notice is not properly served and filed, delaying the landlords getting their property and rental income back.
Fast Eviction Service is here to help you through each step of the process to a successful conclusion with the Orange County Sheriff locking out the tenant as quickly and inexpensively as possible. Our professional staff can start your eviction today and handle each step for you from beginning to end. At Fast Eviction Service we take the time to fully assess your situation to understand all the important details so your Unlawful Detainer case goes forward with superior legal service that saves you time and money.
We have decades of legal experience handling tens of thousands of Unlawful Detainer cases that enables us to get all the necessary details of your notices and court filings properly served and filed, accurately foresee the probable outcome of your case and how long it will take. We represent landlords only in both residential and commercial evictions actions throughout Orange County.
According to a recent Redfin Eviction Study found that approximately 6,600 or one out of every 63 Orange County renters were evicted in 2014 making it the 17th-highest eviction rate among of the 32 largest metropolitan areas nationwide that data is available for.
Another recent study based upon the US Census Bureau 2015 American Community Survey found that over fifty-eight percent of Orange County renters spent more than 30 percent of their income on rent in 2015, which is considered “cost burdened” by economists and federal agencies. This trend is expected to continue with a lack of low cost housing alternatives in the county.
There is no rent control in Orange County, so landlords can raise a tenant’s rent as much and as frequently as they wish, provided they give proper notice of the change in writing. However, as in all of California rent increases of more than 10% during any 12 month period requires 60 days written notice.
Orange County Eviction cases are heard in three courthouses depending upon which city the rental is located in.
COUNTY OF ORANGE
CENTRAL JUSTICE CENTER
700 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Fountain Valley, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Orange, Santa Ana, Seal Beach, Tustin, Villa Park, and Westminster
COUNTY OF ORANGE
HARBOR JUSTICE CENTER
4601 Jamboree Road
Newport Beach, CA 92660-2595
Aliso Viejo, Costa Mesa, Dana Point, Irvine, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, and San Juan Capistrano
COUNTY OF ORANGE
NORTH JUSTICE CENTER
1275 N. Berkeley Ave
Fullerton, CA 92832-1258
Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Cypress, Fullerton, La Habra, La Palma, Los Alamitos, Placentia, Stanton, and Yorba Linda
While the Civil Division court staff can assist you in person with forms, filing documents, and procedural matters from Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm and the courthouses has self help rooms for study – the Orange County official website also makes it clear that eviction cases can be very complicated and requires getting legal help by an attorney.
Tenants can become very tenacious defending their desire to remain on the property as long as they can without paying rent. As with most counties, an Orange County landlord who begins an eviction as a retaliatory action to get rid of a tenant who, for example complains about what are known as “Mandated repairs” like the heating system not working or reports other habitability issues to a government regulatory body is liable for what are known as landlord retaliation lawsuits which can be very expensive.
Orange County Courts are e-Filing mandated and must use a preferred e-Filing vendor to process all court filings which is why it is best to use an Attorney to assist you with the eviction process. Each step must be followed to the exact letter of the law before a court will render an Unlawful Detainer judgement. Landlords cannot physically evict a tenant on their own and the final step of a successful eviction process being an Orange County Sheriff locking the tenant out.
Please allow our friendly and professional staff at Fast Eviction Service to help you toll free at (800) 686-8686, (909) 889-2000 or via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Se Habla Espanol!
- How to Evict a Tenant – Fast!
- What are Landlord Rights?
- Define Eviction, Unlawful Detainer
- What are the Reasons for Eviction?
- What is the California Eviction Process?
- What is an Eviction Notice & How Many Days Notice?
- How to Serve & File an Eviction Notice
- How Long Does it Take to Evict a Tenant?
- How Much Does it Cost to Evict Someone?
Fast Eviction Services Serves Landlords in the Orange County Cities of:
Anaheim, Brea, Dana Point, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Laguna, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Newport Beach, Orange, Placentia, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, Seal Beach, Tustin, Yorba Linda.
And Landlords in the Orange County Communities of:
Anaheim Island, Big Canyon, Country Club Island, Coto de Caza, Covenant Hills, Dove Canyon, East Irvine, El Modena, Emerald Bay, Ladera Ranch, Las Flores, Midway City, Modjeska Canyon, North Tustin, Orange Hills, Orange Park Acres, Rancho Mission Viejo, Rossmoor, San Juan Hot Springs,Santa Ana Heights, Santiago Canyon, Shady Canyon, Silverado, Tonner Canyon, Trabuco Canyon, Trabuco Highlands, Tustin Foothills, Wagon Wheel.
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