It is illegal for a landlord to do a self-help eviction, whether by changing the locks, removing the tenants belongings, or by some other means. If she tries to do so call the police.
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No. There is an entire legal process consisting of serving a written notice followed by filing an nlawful detainer lawsuit, obtaining a judgment, and having a writ of possession served before you can be forced to leave.
Frank W. Chen has been licensed to practice law in California since 1988. This posting does not create any attorney-client relationship. The information presented here is general in nature and is not intended nor should be construed as legal advice for any particular case or client. For specific advice about your particular situation, please consult with your own attorney. This posting is not intended to constitute an advertisement nor a solicitation.
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