LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Matthew Alan Rives

Breaking a Lease in California

This is a guide to breaking a fixed-term lease agreement in California without consequences or with minimal consequences.

Additional resources provided by the author

You can find out a lot about breaking a lease and other tenants' rights issues by picking up a copy of California Tenants' Rights by Nolo Press, and visiting the California Department of Consumer Affairs website tenants' section.

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