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Understanding California Eviction Laws: What Landlords and Tenants Need to Know
The Law Offices of James L. Arrasmith

California has laws governing eviction that landlords and tenants need to understand. Navigating the legal complexities of evictions can be challenging, but knowing your rights and obligations under California law is essential to protect your interests. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll break down the eviction process in California, explain the grounds for eviction, and provide…

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Navigating A Notice of Delinquency: A Comprehensive Guide
The Law Offices of James L. Arrasmith

Understanding Notices of Delinquency Notices of delinquency are legal notifications issued when a payment, such as child support, taxes, or other financial obligations, is overdue or delinquent. These notices serve as a formal reminder to the responsible party, outlining the details of the delinquent payment and the potential consequences of failing to respond promptly. Common…

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5 things to know about the Unlawful Eviction Process in California
The Law Offices of James L. Arrasmith

Unable to pay rent after receiving a notice. Tenants cannot be evicted unlawfully in the state of California. However, a landlord has the right to evict a tenant after failing due to non-payment of rent on time. In California’s housing law, the rent is considered late the day after its due date. There is a…

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Deduct remedy when it comes to how you pay rent
The Law Offices of James L. Arrasmith

Tenant’s Rights in California to Withhold Rent or Repair and Deduct Tenants have a legally recognized right to live in safe and habitable conditions. When a landlord demands rent from a tenant, the landlord is expected to make necessary repairs in a very reasonable amount of time. When a landlord fails to maintain the rental…

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Laws On Eviction In California | Can My Landlord?
The Law Offices of James L. Arrasmith

Just Cause Evictions in California and what it means for landlords and tenants    In California, tenants have protections to ensure they are not unfairly evicted by a landlord. State law requires landlords to cite a just cause for eviction when serving a notice to a tenant. This is called Just Cause Eviction and it exists…

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Evictions: Everything a Tenant Should Know
The Law Offices of James L. Arrasmith

Lease or Rental Agreement A lease or rental agreement is a legally binding contract between a landlord and tenant that outlines the terms and conditions of renting a property. It specifies important details like the amount of rent, when rent is due, the length of the lease, rules about the property, and more. Having a…

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Lawyers for Tenants
The Law Offices of James L. Arrasmith

Understanding Tenant Lawyers If you are a tenant dealing with a dispute with your landlord, you may want to consider consulting with a lawyer who specializes in tenant law. Tenant lawyers, sometimes referred to as tenant advocates, are attorneys who focus their practice on representing tenants in landlord-tenant matters. Having an experienced tenant lawyer on…

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How to Evict a Tenant Fast In California
The Law Offices of James L. Arrasmith

The tenant eviction process in California concerning rental property can often be challenging. An eviction lawsuit can be a nightmare and cost time and money. However, there are ways in which the eviction process can be fast, and you can evict tenants under California landlord-tenant laws. The eviction process can be known as an Unlawful Detainer; this…

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Contributory Negligence vs Comparative Negligence: Understanding the Differences and Implications
The Law Offices of James L. Arrasmith

Understanding the distinctions between contributory negligence and comparative negligence is vital in personal injury cases, as they determine the allocation of liability and potential compensation for the injured party.

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Understanding the Revocation of Trust in Estate Planning
The Law Offices of James L. Arrasmith

This article explores the revocation of trust in estate planning, providing insights into the process, implications, and importance of proper legal documentation.

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