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  • Renter’s rights if property under Los Angeles Rent Stabilization is sold at auction.

    Asked by a user in Los Angeles, CA - almost 4 years ago.

    The sale of the property, at auction or otherwise, does not change your rights. If you are in a rent-controlled unit, you may only be evicted for cause, for one of 13 reasons. One of those legal...

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  • Renters rights for pest control

    Asked by a user in Los Angeles, CA - about 6 years ago.

    Dear Tenant, I am licensed in California. Please note that only licensed attorneys can give you legal advise in the state of California. For an unlicensed person to give legal advice in...

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  • Should the police have refused to address a landlord lockout? They claimed it was a civil issue.

    Asked by a user in Pasadena, CA - 12 months ago.

    The police are technically right--it is a civil issue--but they should have informed the landlord that he could not change the locks and lock you out. Police training materials have a whole section...

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  • CA landlord tenant law, can tenant be evicted for being a nuisance

    Asked by a user in Los Angeles, CA - about 6 years ago.

    Wow. That's a really broad question, but I'll try to answer it, first in the lawyerly way, and then in the normal-person way. A "nuisance" is, by definition, "Anything which is injurious to...

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  • Evidence question

    Asked by a user in San Luis Obispo, CA - over 2 years ago.

    The NOVs have to be certified if you want to introduce them "for the truth of the matter" at trial. For example, if the NOVs are certified, you can introduce them to prove there was a broken window...

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  • I just moved into this duplex and I have major issues with the place. One of the rooms has such a strong odor that its uninhabit

    Asked by a user in El Cajon, CA - over 1 year ago.

    Dear Tenant, every lease in California contains an implied warranty of habitability--that means, the landlord, simply by renting to you, guarantees that the unit is habitable. If the unit is NOT...

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  • Another evidence question

    Asked by a user in San Luis Obispo, CA - over 2 years ago.

    Wow, tenant--you really need a lawyer for this lawsuit. The Court can take "Judicial Notice" of the former eviction--that means the Court can look at its own files to see that the eviction was...

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  • Can landlord kick me out?? within what time?

    Asked by a user in Los Angeles, CA - about 1 year ago.

    In this case, no. Write a letter back to the landlord, that says, "I never sent you a notice to vacate. I will not be vacating." Keep a copy and send it by certified AND regular mail, in case the...

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  • Must a commercial property REALTOR disclose that the property is in foreclosure?

    Asked by a user in San Diego, CA - about 2 years ago.

    The fact that the landlord was losing possession and could not perform under the commercial lease is definitely a material fact that should have been disclosed by the realtor. I would say she is on...

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  • Evidence questn

    Asked by a user in San Luis Obispo, CA - over 2 years ago.

    Yes, the letters are evidence of what you told the landlord, and evidence that the landlord received the communications.

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