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The Eviction Process for Roommates in California

Evicting a roommate is a legal process that requires careful adherence to specific steps and regulations. Here’s an expanded explanation of the provided information. Provide Written Notice When deciding to evict a roommate, the first step is serving them with a written notice to leave the premises. This notice typically provides a window of 30 ..Read More

How to Handle “Partial Payments” to Void Eviction Notices

Accepting any rent payment during the pendency or expiration of a notice is a frequent matter of concern. The fundamental principle dictates that the act of accepting rent, even if it’s less than the total amount owed, leads to the withdrawal or waiver of any outstanding notice. Remember, this shouldn’t be considered legal advice, please ..Read More

Can a Landlord Ask a Tenant to Vacate for No Reason?

In California, landlords must adhere to specific rules and regulations when it comes to terminating a lease or asking a tenant to vacate a rental property. The rules vary depending on the type of tenancy (e.g., month-to-month, fixed-term) and the reason for eviction. Important note: Before taking any legal action against a tenant, it is ..Read More

What to Do After Evicting a Tenant

Going through an eviction is never fun for either of the parties involved. Landlords should know precisely what to do after evicting a tenant, however. It’s important to have a plan or a course of action once possession of your rental property is shifted back to you. According to, there were 3,255 evictions filed ..Read More

California Eviction Sheriff Lockout Stage – an Overview

Updated 04/19/24 In California, an eviction process can culminate in a sheriff’s lockout, which is a critical and final step in the eviction process. Here’s an overview of how the eviction process leads to a sheriff’s lockout and what it involves. This step comes after you have won at trial and the judge has granted ..Read More

What to do If Tenant Leaves Personal Property Behind After Eviction in California

So what happens after you have won your eviction and you now have legal possession of your property? The first thing most landlords do is go inspect it. But what happens when you find the tenant leaves belongings behind, such as furniture, clothes, electronics etc.? I bet one of the first things that comes flying ..Read More

Video: How to Fill Out and Use a Declaration of Service of Notice (Proof of Service)

Today’s episode covers the Declaration of Service of Notice. Remember that you can find this and most of the California notices in the free eviction notices section of our website. This form, which is also known as a Proof of Service or POS, is filed along with the copies of the notices served to the ..Read More

VIDEO: What is a 30 or 60 Day Notice? It’s a Notice to Terminate a Tenancy.

On this episode, we’re going to go over the basics of a Notice to Terminate Tenancy. Remember, this and most of the California notices and forms are available in the free eviction notices section of our website. This information is only for residential rental properties. This letter or notice is used when the landlord of ..Read More

VIDEO: Eviction Mistakes Landlords Commonly Make and Should Avoid in California

Hello, my name is Cesar and welcome to Tips for Landlords & Property Managers brought to you by Fast Law Group. In this wepisode, we’ll be covering some of the most common mistakes landlords and owners make during the eviction process in California. and now we’re gonna see the things to keep in mind. ..Read More

VIDEO: How To Fill Out A 3 Day Notice to Pay Rent or Quit – Step by Step

Let’s go over how to fill out a 3 day notice to pay rent or quit.We’ll use the free notice available here for this example. *Fill out the full legal name of the owner for Plaintiff.*Fill out any and all known full legal names of the tenants and AKAs for Defendants.*Again, fill out the names ..Read More

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