Written by attorney Frank Wei-Hong Chen

California Assembly Bill 2819 Keeps Limited Jurisdiction Eviction Cases Permanently Masked

Under prior California law which was in effective from 2003-2016, limited jurisdiction (under $25,000) unlawful detainer (eviction) court records were "masked" (meaning hidden from public records) for the first 60 days after the case was filed but unmasked after 60 days unless the tenant prevails.

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