Monthly Archives: March 2015
Due to an increase in issues arising from eviction cases throughout the State of California, the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department has revised its eviction instructions to assist with threat assessment, relocation, access and entry issues. The new form requires landlords to provide detailed information regarding the identity of the occupants […]
On January 29, 2015, the Orange County Superior Court Appellate Department upheld a post-judgment order substituting (changing) the plaintiff in a post-foreclosure unlawful detainer judgment. Ruzicka, Wallace & Coughlin, LLP successfully represented the plaintiff in the trial and appellate court proceedings.
In a published opinion dated February 6, 2015, the California Court of Appeal held that a notice of default signed by Aztec Foreclosure Corporation (Aztec) “as trustee” before Aztec was substituted in as the trustee under the deed of trust was valid. The Court of Appeal rejected the borrower’s argument […]
In Alcone v. Valbuena, Ruzicka, Wallace & Coughlin, LLP represented the plaintiff in an unlawful detainer action based on expiration of a lease term. The tenants, who were renting a multi-million dollar residence, contended that the tenancy had been extended pursuant to the agreement of the parties or, alternatively, the […]
The Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2009 (“PTFA”) Sunsets. The PTFA took effect on May 20, 2009. The PTFA allowed bona fide tenants of foreclosed properties to continue occupying the property for 90 days following receipt of a notice to vacate or for the remainder of the tenant’s lease, […]