You are entitled to file a Counter Request to Set Case For Trial, if you so choose. Otherwise, it is the court which sets the actual trial date, not the landlord. You will receive a Notice of Trial in the mail sent to the address you indicated in the caption of your Answer to the UD Complaint.
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You can also check online the status of your case. If a trial date has been set by the Court it will be posted on line as well.
Assuming the case has been filed in Los Angeles County because that is where the question was posted, you can find the LA Superior Court website here: http://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/
You'll need the case number as well as the name of both parties and the address of the residence.
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