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Randolph W Andell

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  • What are the legal steps I can take to evict a tenant who is not paying her last months rent & avoiding any form of contact?

    She gave me a 30 day notice to leave and wanted to use her deposit to pay the last months rent. She has not paid me and is avoiding all forms of communication. On Feb. 2, I posted a 3 day notice to pay rent or quit on her door as well as sending i...

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    You can serve a 3 day pay or quit since rent has not been paid. The notice must be in the proper format and contain the wording required under California Law. that wording is very specific and mustbe complete. There also appears to be a potential problem with the service you have done. If you wish to show the home you must give a 24 hour written notice of your intent to enter. You run the risk of the tenant claiming you are harassing them. an Unlawful Detainer is a technical procedure that, in legal time, is very short therefore you must do it correctly or you run the risk of losing in court.

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