David Brown practices law in the Monterery, California area, where he has represented both landlords and tenants in hundreds of court cases -- most of which he felt could have been avoided if both sides were more fully informed about landlord/tenant law. Brown, a graduate of Stanford University and the University of Santa Clara Law School, also teaches law at Monterey College of Law and is the author of Fight Your Ticket in California, Beat Your Ticket and others.
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Sooner or later, every landlord is faced with handling an eviction. Don't get caught spending thousands on attorney's fees when The California Landlord's Law Book: Evictions
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Read up on the different legal grounds for eviction in plain English, plus get all the forms and step-by-step instructions needed to perform a successful and legal eviction. Learn how to:
. prepare and serve 3-, 30-, 60- or 90-day notices
. file an unlawful detainer complaint in court
. win by default if the tenant doesn't respond
. handle a contested case
. represent yourself in court
. deal with eviction-delaying tactics
. collect the unpaid rent after you win
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