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Unlawful Detainer

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Real estate disputes involving landlords and tenants are common. And one of the most common disputes involves landlords trying to remove tenants who refuse to leave the premises after they are not legally allowed there for a variety of reasons.

Such disputes involve an area of the law known as unlawful detainer. These cases can be extremely complicated. And since the values of many properties in Orange County, California can be extremely high, so are the stakes. That's why it's important that you talk to a lawyer as soon as possible about your unlawful detainer dispute.

Orange County real estate attorney Daniel C. Carlton has been dealing with such complicated cases for more than 40 years. That's why people throughout Southern California rely on the Law Offices of Daniel C. Carlton when they need us most. If you have a complicated legal case involving an unlawful detainer or another real estate issue, schedule an appointment with us.

What Is An Unlawful Detainer?

Evicting a tenant for not paying the rent or living illegally on a property can be a very complicated process. And part of that process involves the landlord filing an unlawful detainer in court. This process is required by law to make sure the landlord has a legitimate, legal reason for evicting the tenant.

Common reasons why landlords file an unlawful detainer to evict a tenant from a property include:

  • Tenant fails to pay rent
  • Tenant refuses to leave property after expiration of lease agreement
  • Tenant endangers the safety of others on the property

Whatever the circumstances of your case, make sure you understand all your available legal options. Make sure you contact us.

How We Can Help You

The process of filing an unlawful detainer in California involves many precise steps. If the landlord filing an unlawful detainer makes a mistake at any point during the process, the tenant can challenge the legality of an unlawful detainer and force the landlord to start the process over or have the case dismissed for failing to follow the correct procedures or violating the tenant's civil rights.

With so much at stake, it's critical that there are no errors in your unlawful detainer paperwork. And if you're a tenant who believes you're being wrongfully evicted, you need to make sure you have an attorney on your side who fully understands the law and how to successfully challenge an unlawful detainer proceeding.

Our law firm can help you every step of the way, from filling out the correct paperwork to filing an appeal if necessary on your behalf. Landlords and tenants need to respect legally binding contracts. Make sure your rights are respected. Contact our law firm today and schedule an appointment with attorney Carlton. He knows the law and knows how to win.

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