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General Landlord/Tenant

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Instructions


Information

How Can the Self-Help Center Assist Me? (68 KB) (prepared by the Superior Court of Sacramento County )
Also available in Spanish.

Unlawful Detainer Self-Help Center - Internet Websites (122 KB) (prepared by the Superior Court of Sacramento County )

Eviction or Unlawful Detainer Lawsuit (909 KB) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Siskiyou )

What You Should Know About Serving Court Papers (67 KB) (prepared by the Superior Court of Sacramento County )

Las Preguntas más frecuentes de propietarios (FAQ for landlords) (51 KB) (prepared by the Superior Court of Sacramento County )

Triage Flow Chart UD (Rev. 8/27/2007) (prepared by the Ventura Courts Self-Help Legal Access Center )

After the Trial, if the Tenant Has to Move Out (Rev. 08/2013) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Trial Tips for Unlawful Detainer Cases (Rev. 01/2011) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

The Eviction Process Flowchart (Rev. 06/2008) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

3-Day Notice Checklist (Rev. 01/2007) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Checklist to File an Unlawful Detainer Action (Rev. 08/2013) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

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Instructions

Instructions to Officer Serving This Writ of Possession (5 KB) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Butte )

Landlord-Tenant Basics Handouts (all handouts combined) (833 KB) (prepared for the 2010 California Conference on Self-Represented Litigants)

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Landlord

Information

Instructions

Templates and Samples


Information

How an Unlawful Detainer Action Proceeds (Landlords) (63 KB) (prepared by the Superior Court of Sacramento County )
Also available in Spanish (67 KB)

Need to evict a tenant? (156 KB) (Prepared by the San Francisco ACCESS Center )
Also available in Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Russian, and Tagalog.

What you will need to prove to win your case (Landlord) (37 KB) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Butte )

What is an Unlawful Detainer? (Spanish) (Rev. 3/2008) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino ).

How to file a UD? (Spanish) (Rev. 3/2008) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino ).

Math for 3-Day Notice (Rev. 08/2013) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

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Instructions

Do you need to evict a tenant? (English | Spanish) (95 KB) (Prepared by the Santa Clara Superior Court Self Service Center )

Evictions (Unlawful Detainer) - Landlord Information (66 KB) (prepared by the Nevada County Public Law Center )

How to Serve a UD complaint? (Spanish) (Rev. 3/2008) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino )

How to Get a Trial Date So You Can Finish Your Eviction Case (Rev. 11/2006) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Do You Need to Finish Your Eviction Because the Tenant(s) Didn't File an Answer? (Default Judgment for Monetary Damages) (Rev. 12/2010) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Do You Need to Finish Your Eviction Because the Tenant(s) Didn't File an Answer? (Default Judgment for Possession of Property) (Rev. 12/2010) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

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Templates and Samples

Declaration for court's Judgment per CCP 585 (Rev. 3/2008) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino ).

Unlawful Detainer Complaint (Rev. 04/2012) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Unlawful Detainer Judgment (Rev. 12/2010) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Unlawful Detainer Default - Monetary (Rev. 08/2012) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Unlawful Detainer Default - Property (Rev. 08/2012) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

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Tenant

Information

Instructions

Templates and Samples


Information

How an Unlawful Detainer Action Proceeds (Tenants) (62 KB) (prepared by the Superior Court of Sacramento County )
Also available in Spanish (65 KB)

Unlawful Detainer Action Timelines for Tenants (34 KB) (prepared by the Nevada County Public Law Center )

Evictions (Unlawful Detainer) Part 2a (Legal Reasons Why I Should Not Be Evicted) (17 KB) (prepared by the Ventura Courts Self-Help Legal Access Center )
Also available in Spanish (16 KB)

Are you being evicted? (109 KB) (Prepared by the San Francisco ACCESS Center )
Also available in Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Russian, and Tagalog.

Eviction - Your Trial Day (465 KB) (prepared by Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles )
Also available in Spanish (322 KB).

When Your Case Goes to Trial (Tenant) (32 KB) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Butte )

How to Answer a UD? (Spanish) (Rev. 3/2008) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino ).

Answer Deadlines (Rev. 02/2014) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Definitions of Affirmative Defenses for Unlawful Detainer Answer (Rev. 06/2008) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

 

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Instructions

How to File an Answer to an Eviction Lawsuit (Unlawful Detainer) (Rev. 10/05/2007). Prepared by the Superior Court of Stanislaus County .

Are you being evicted? (79 KB) (Prepared by the Santa Clara Superior Court Self Service Center )

Are you Being Evicted and Need More Time to Move? (English | Spanish) (Rev. 03/2012) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Are You Being Evicted? (UD Answer) (English | Spanish) (Rev. 06/2011) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Evictions (Unlawful Detainer) Part 1 (Answering, Settling, or Defaulting) (Rev. 8/27/2007) (prepared by the Ventura Courts Self-Help Legal Access Center )

Evictions (Unlawful Detainer) Part 2 (Completing the Answer) (Rev. 8/27/2007) (prepared by the Ventura Courts Self-Help Legal Access Center )

Evictions (Unlawful Detainer) Part 2a (Legal Reasons Why I Should Not Be Evicted) (Rev. 8/27/2007) (prepared by the Ventura Courts Self-Help Legal Access Center )

Evictions (Unlawful Detainer) Part 3 (Completing the Answer) (Rev. 8/27/2007) (prepared by the Ventura Courts Self-Help Legal Access Center )

Evictions (Unlawful Detainer) Part 4 (Filing the Answer) (Rev. 8/27/2007) (prepared by the Ventura Courts Self-Help Legal Access Center )

Evictions (Unlawful Detainer) Part 5 (Preparing for Trial) (Rev. 8/27/2007) (prepared by the Ventura Courts Self-Help Legal Access Center )

Evictions (Unlawful Detainer) Part 6 (Introducing Evidence at Trial) (Rev. 8/27/2007) (prepared by the Ventura Courts Self-Help Legal Access Center )

Evictions (Unlawful Detainer) Part 7 (Judgement After Trial) (Rev. 8/27/2007) (prepared by the Ventura Courts Self-Help Legal Access Center )

Evictions (Unlawful Detainer) Part 8 (Prejdugment Claim of Right to Possession) (Rev. 8/27/2007) (prepared by the Ventura Courts Self-Help Legal Access Center )

Instructions for Responding to Form Interrogatories (Rev. 12/2008) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of San Joaquin )

Judgment After Trial by Court--Unlawful Detainer (17 KB) (prepared by the Ventura Courts Self-Help Legal Access Center )

Instructions on How to Use the Attached Form to Prepare for Your Trial (50 KB) (prepared by Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles )
Also available in Spanish.

What Can I Say When I Am Showing the Judge My Photos of the Bad Conditions? (50 KB) (prepared by Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles )
Also available in Spanish.

How to Show Photos to the Judge (105 KB) (prepared by Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles )
Also available in Spanish.

Steps When Telling Your Side of the Story to the Judge (38 KB) (prepared by Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles )

Evictions (Unlawful Detainer - Tenant Information STEP 1 (52 KB) (prepared by the Nevada County Public Law Center )
Also available in Spanish.

Evictions (Unlawful Detainer - Tenant Information STEP 2 (101 KB) (prepared by the Nevada County Public Law Center )
Also available in Spanish.

Evictions (Unlawful Detainer - Tenant Information STEP 2A (33 KB) (prepared by the Nevada County Public Law Center )
Also available in Spanish.

Evictions (Unlawful Detainer - Tenant Information STEP 3 (25 KB) (prepared by the Nevada County Public Law Center )
Also available in Spanish.

Evictions (Unlawful Detainer - Tenant Information STEP 4 (31 KB) (prepared by the Nevada County Public Law Center )
Also available in Spanish.

Evictions (Unlawful Detainer - Tenant Information STEP 5 (24 KB) (prepared by the Nevada County Public Law Center )
Also available in Spanish.

Instructions for Serving Tenant's Notice to Terminate Month-to-Month Tenancy (23 KB) (prepared by the Ventura Courts Self-Help Legal Access Center )

Instructions for Declaration for court's Judgment per CCP 585 (Rev. 3/2008) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino ).

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Templates and Samples

Notice of Termination of Month-to-Month Tenancy (25 KB) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Ventura )

Unlawful Detainer - Photo Attachment Form (25 KB) (prepared by Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles )
Also available in Spanish (27 KB).

Attachment for Affirmative Defenses (Unlawful Detainer) (Rev. 8/27/2007) (prepared by the Ventura Courts Self-Help Legal Access Center )

Unlawful Detainer Answer (Rev. 04/2012) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

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