California Landlord's Lawbook, The by David Brown Attorney
Rights & Responsibilities (California Landlord's Law Book : Rights and Responsibilities)

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Synopsis

Choosing tenants, raising the rent, and returning deposits—these are just a few of the things landlords do that are strictly regulated by law in California. Here, you will find all the easy-to-understand information you need to minimize legal risk, including a California-specific lease and rental agreement and more than 40 forms with complete instructions.

Now in its 16th edition, this book has been recognized as a leading source of legal information for California landlords. It includes a detailed and updated review of state and federal laws and local rent control ordinances.

You’ll learn how to:

screen propective tenants - without discriminating illegally prepare (and enforce) leases and rental agreements collect and return security security deposits so as to avoid lawsuits raise the rent and change other terms of the tenancy hire, work with and fire a property manager keep up with repairs and maintenance limit liability and rent withholding follow stae privacy laws on entering rental units restrict tenants from subletting or hosting short-term guests act promptly when rent is late terminate a tenancy ...and much more.

 

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About David Brown Attorney

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David Brownpractices law in the Monterey, 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 (chemistry) and the University of Santa Clara Law School, also teaches law at the Monterey College of Law and is the author of Fight Your Ticket (CA version), Beat Your Ticket (the national version), The Landlord's Law Book, Vol. 1: Rights and Responsibilities; The Landlord's Law Book, Vol. 2: Evictions and co-author of How to Change Your Name in California and The Guardianship Book for California. Doskowis a practicing attorney and mediator who has worked with families in the Bay Area for more than 15 years. She is the author of Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce and the editor of many Nolo titles including Divorce Without Court: A Guide to Mediation and Collaborative Divorce and the bestselling Neighbor Law: Fences, Trees Boundaries & Noise. She specializes in family law, including adoption, parentage issues, domestic partnership formation and dissolution, and divorce. She is a graduate of the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley.
 
Published March 19, 2015 by NOLO. 488 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction