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California Court of Appeal Answers Two Important Questions Relating to Unlawful Detainer Actions

In Lee v. Kotyluk, decided January 7, 2021, the California Court of Appeal, Fourth District, resolved the following two legal issues relating to unlawful detainer (eviction) actions: First, the court considered whether a property owner can file an unlawful detainer action under California Code of Civil Procedure Section 1161, subdivision…

January 11, 2021 | Landlord-Tenant Law |

NOTICE TO PAY RENT OR QUIT THAT ALLOWS PERSONAL DELIVERY OF RENT MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, BUT NOT ON SATURDAY OR SUNDAY, DOES NOT EXTEND THE NOTICE PERIOD

In Hsieh v. Pederson, decided May 8, 2018, a lease for residential premises required the landlord to provide a 14-Day Notice to Pay Rent or Quit instead of the statutorily required Three-Day Notice to Pay Rent or Quit. The landlord served the tenant with a 14-Day Notice to Pay Rent…