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Preparing to Sue Your Landlord

Thinking about suing your landlord? If you find yourself in a position where you are considering bringing a lawsuit against your landlord. Because the remedies available to tenants vary depending on the city you live in, be sure to consult with an attorney to find out more about how these tips apply to your situation. 1. When Can I Bring A Lawsuit? In California, your landlord has a duty to provide you with a safe place to live...

Eviction Notices

Common Eviction Notices Before a landlord can file an eviction lawsuit against a tenant they must first abide by the applicable notice requirements. The type and content of the eviction notice depends on the city/county in question. If the tenant does not vacate within the specified notice period a landlord can thereafter file an eviction / unlawful detainer lawsuit. The most common notices are: Three Day Notice to Cure / Quit Three Day Notice to Quit Sixty Day...