Monthly Archives: October 2016

New California Law Requires Single User Bathrooms To Be Designated All Gender Bathrooms

Beginning March 1, 2017, all single-user toilet facilities in any business establishment, place of public accommodation, or state or local government agency must be identified as all-gender toilet facilities. The signage must comply with Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations and designate the bathroom for use by no […]

October 27, 2016 | Landlord-Tenant Law |

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California Legislature Makes Clear That Landlords Have The Right To Enter Apartments To Inspect For Bedbugs

On September 26, 2016, California enacted Assembly Bill 551, which provides new rights and obligations for residential landlords and tenants regarding bedbugs. Among its provisions, Assembly Bill 551 makes clear that residential landlords have the right to enter an apartment to inspect for bedbugs. Under California Civil Code section 1954, […]

October 25, 2016 | Landlord-Tenant Law |

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Ruzicka, Wallace & Coughlin, LLP Extends Its Winning Streak In Jury Trials

This week, the law firm of Ruzicka, Wallace & Coughlin, LLP’s extended its streak of consecutive jury trial victories to over 20. Partner Richard Sontag, Esq. successfully represented a landlord in a lawsuit filed against a tenant in the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, Michael Antonovich Antelope Valley […]

October 14, 2016 | Landlord-Tenant Law |

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New California Law Requires Landlords to Provide Tenants With Information Regarding Bedbugs

On September 26, 2016, California enacted Assembly Bill 551, which provides new duties for residential landlords and tenants regarding bedbugs. Among the new requirements, Assembly Bill 551 requires residential landlords to provide prospective and existing tenants with a notification regarding bedbugs. On and after July 1, 2017, the notification must […]

October 9, 2016 | Landlord-Tenant Law |

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