Your Eviction: Gathering Evidence

If you are being evicted and you have been served with an unlawful detainer lawsuit, gathering and presenting evidence is an important part of preparing to defend against your eviction. As I mentioned in my blog “What Happens After You’ve Been Served With an...
Your Eviction: Overview of Evidence

Your Eviction: Overview of Evidence

Your eviction process has started. You have been served with the legal papers that notify you of an Unlawful Detainer lawsuit. In order to make the defense of your case better, an experienced tenant attorney will begin to look at the information that the landlord...
Your Eviction: Typical Defenses

Your Eviction: Typical Defenses

If you are being evicted for unpaid rent, you have some defenses. These must be included in your Answer to the Complaint the landlord made against you. (See my blog post “Your Eviction: What Happens After You’ve Been Served with an Unlawful Detainer?”) Here are...
Your Eviction: Have You Been Properly Served?

Your Eviction: Have You Been Properly Served?

An eviction is an unlawful detainer lawsuit. As with any lawsuit, the court requires you have proper notification that  legal action is being taken against you. This gives you the opportunity to respond and protect yourself. In an unlawful detainer lawsuit, you are...