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I've heard that there is a 60 day voluntary move-out, is it better than a 60-day eviction notice? I'm not sure which is best.

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I want to someone to move out of a property I rent in Solano County, CA

Should an eviction be a last resort or should I attempt voluntary move-out first?

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A voluntary move out is always better than an eviction notice. Regardless of whether you are the landlord or the tenant, a voluntary move out is going to be easier, faster and less expensive than an unlawful detainer lawsuit.

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An eviction should be the last resort.

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I am not aware of any "voluntary move out" notice in CA. If you want them out as a no fault eviction you must give them either a 30 or 60 day notice. Thirty days if they lived in the property less than one year and 60 if they lived there a year or longer.

However, if you can get them just to leave on their own, that will save you time, money, and stress.

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