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Common Landlord Tenant Issues that lead to Nonpayment of Rent

Unfortunately, there are a lot of disputes that take place between renters and landlords. In some cases, these issues can lead to rent non-payment, which might lead to an eviction lawsuit. It is important to anticipate these issues ahead of time so that renters and landlords understand what their rights and obligations are. What are […]

Security Deposits: A Common Landlord Tenant Dispute

Real estate law in California can be complicated, and one of the most common areas of dispute involves a security deposit. A security deposit is usually a deposit the renter pays when moving in to cover potential repair costs when he or she moves out. Unfortunately, there are issues when it comes time to refund […]

CA Eviction Moratorium Extended: What you need to know

Even though it is good news that many people are getting vaccinated, the pandemic is still a significant issue, even in California. A lot of families were worried that they would be unable to pay rent on time. This created the real threat of eviction. Now, the eviction moratorium has been extended through September 30, […]

Who is Eligible for Relief in CA Eviction Moratorium?

The coronavirus pandemic has had an adverse impact on individuals, families, and small businesses everywhere. Now, the California eviction moratorium has been extended. Relief has been made available for renters all over the state, so it is important for everyone to know who is eligible and what their rights are. Who Is Eligible for Relief? […]

Ready, Set, Baby! Financial Planning Tips for Parenthood

Ready, Set, Baby! Financial Planning Tips for Parenthood By Susan Doktor The joy I felt when I was expecting my first child—or children, as it turned out, because I gave birth to twins—was unlike any feeling I’d ever experienced before. I remember painstakingly picking out fabrics for the handmade quilts I commissioned for my son’s […]

Did your Landlord Breach your Lease?

The vast majority of people who sign a lease in California intend to stay for the entire year; however, circumstances can change quickly. Therefore, you may want to leave before your lease is up. If you break your lease, you need to know what responsibilities you have and when this is justified. Furthermore, your landlord […]

Dangerous Conditions: What Are My Rights as a Tenant?

What Are Considered Dangerous Conditions in CA? According to Gov. Code, § Section 830, subd. (a) (1963), Dangerous Conditions means “a condition of property that creates a substantial (as distinguished from a minor, trivial or insignificant) risk of injury when such property or adjacent property is used with due care in a manner in which […]