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Residential Unlawful Detainers

Whether representing landlords or tenants, residential unlawful detainer actions are challenging and demanding. The fast pace, special statutes and rules, and constantly evolving case law provide many traps for the inexperienced or unwary trial lawyer. Learn from experienced professionals who have mastered the arcane technicalities and uncertainties of the eviction process on behalf of landlords and tenants—from termination of the tenancy to execution of judgment.

 

1.5 Hours MCLE Credit

Whether representing landlords or tenants, residential unlawful detainer actions are challenging and demanding. The fast pace, special statutes and rules, and constantly evolving case law provide many traps for the inexperienced or unwary trial lawyer. What seems at first glance to be a matter of simply filling in the appropriate Judicial Council forms can result in many an unpleasant surprise for attorney and client, no matter which side of the counsel table they are seated on.

Learn from experienced professionals who have mastered the arcane technicalities and uncertainties of the eviction process on behalf of landlords and tenants—from termination of the tenancy to execution of judgment.

Program Highlights:

    • Terminating the tenancy
      • 3-day, 30-day, and 60-day notice requirements
      • co-tenants and subtenants
      • service requirements
      • defective notice issues
    • Effect of tender of rent
      • during notice period
      • after expiration of notice period
    • Filing the unlawful detainer action
      • drafting the summons and complaint
      • service requirements
    • Possible tenant responses and defenses
      • motion to quash
      • breach of warranty of habitability
      • violation of Unruh Act and/or FEHA
    • Pre-judgment claim of right to possession
    • Preparing for trial
      • shortened discovery considerations
      • possible motions
    • Settlement and stipulated judgments (including CCP §664.6 requirements)
    • Motions for relief from forfeiture
    • Motions for stays of eviction
    • Executing on the writ
      • personal property issues

This program assumes no experience in handling unlawful detainer actions.

On Demand RE59702-191

Live program recorded on Apr 10, 2018. 

 

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$ 99.00

Whether representing landlords or tenants, residential unlawful detainer actions are challenging and demanding. The fast pace, special statutes and rules, and constantly evolving case law provide many traps for the inexperienced or unwary trial lawyer. What seems at first glance to be a matter of simply filling in the appropriate Judicial Council forms can result in many an unpleasant surprise for attorney and client, no matter which side of the counsel table they are seated on.

Learn from experienced professionals who have mastered the arcane technicalities and uncertainties of the eviction process on behalf of landlords and tenants—from termination of the tenancy to execution of judgment.

Program Highlights:

    • Terminating the tenancy
      • 3-day, 30-day, and 60-day notice requirements
      • co-tenants and subtenants
      • service requirements
      • defective notice issues
    • Effect of tender of rent
      • during notice period
      • after expiration of notice period
    • Filing the unlawful detainer action
      • drafting the summons and complaint
      • service requirements
    • Possible tenant responses and defenses
      • motion to quash
      • breach of warranty of habitability
      • violation of Unruh Act and/or FEHA
    • Pre-judgment claim of right to possession
    • Preparing for trial
      • shortened discovery considerations
      • possible motions
    • Settlement and stipulated judgments (including CCP §664.6 requirements)
    • Motions for relief from forfeiture
    • Motions for stays of eviction
    • Executing on the writ
      • personal property issues

This program assumes no experience in handling unlawful detainer actions.

PAUL F. UTRECHT

PAUL F. UTRECHT

PAUL F. UTRECHT is a partner at Utrecht & Lenvin, LLP in San Francisco where his practice includes resolving disputes in most substantive areas of real estate law, including those arising out of the landlord-tenant relationship. He has represented a broad spectrum of property owners from the owner of a single family home to institutional owners with many properties, both commercial and residential. Mr. Utrecht received his J.D. from UC Berkeley School of Law, Boalt Hall and has been representing clients in disputes since 1985, with an emphasis on real estate litigation since 1993.

ANDREW E. WESTLEY

ANDREW E. WESTLEY

ANDREW E. WESTLEY is in private practice in San Francisco where he specializes in tenant rights, including wrongful eviction and retaliation lawsuits, landlord harassment, habitability disputes, Rent Board hearings, lease disputes and terminations, illegal unit issues, and negotiations. He received his J.D. in 1985 from Fordham Law School, and practiced law in New York City for almost 10 years. He was admitted to the New York bar in 1986, and to the California Bar in 1994. In addition to representing tenants, he is an editorial consultant for Matthew Bender Practice Guide: California Landlord-Tenant Litigation, and a contributing author for several other legal publications, including Federal Litigation Guide (Matthew Bender) and Federal Litigation Guide: New York and Connecticut (Matthew Bender). Mr. Westley has been a Judge Pro Tempore for the San Francisco Superior Court for 15 years.

Products specifications
PRODUCT GROUP CLE
PRODUCT GROUP Digital
MCLE HOUR 0.5 - 2
By Month April 2018
PRACTICE AREA Real Property
Products specifications
PRODUCT GROUP CLE
PRODUCT GROUP Digital
MCLE HOUR 0.5 - 2
By Month April 2018
PRACTICE AREA Real Property