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Posted on 26. Aug, 2014 by Ted Kimball.
One of the longest delays in processing evictions occurs when not all occupants are served personally (hand to hand) with the unlawful detainer summons and complaint. More often than not, the occupants know they must be legally served in order for the court to award a judgment for possession of the subject property. If they […]
Posted on 28. Aug, 2013 by Ted Kimball.
Personal service should generally be attempted before resorting to substituted service or posting and mailing. If the notice is posted, California law requires that it be placed in a conspicuous place on the property. The main entrance door for the property is likely the most “conspicuous place” on the property. To avoid privacy issues, it is also recommended that the notice be turned facing the door, with all four corners taped to the door securely and the words “from management” written on the outside.
Posted on 26. Apr, 2012 by Ted Kimball.
When an unlawful detainer lawsuit is filed in California, every adult residing in a property has the right to be heard in court. This is true even if the person is not a named resident, is not an authorized occupant, and even if the person is unknown to the landlord.