The California Landlord s Law Book

Author: David Brown
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413323641
Release Date: 2017-04-05
Genre: Law

For over 30 years, The California Landlord’s Law Book has been guiding landlords safely and efficiently through the maze of regulations that affect them, and keeping them profitable and out of legal hot water. 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. You'll learn how to: screen prospective tenants - without discriminating illegally prepare (and enforce) leases and rental agreements collect and return 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 state 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.

The California Landlord s Lawbook Rights Responsibilities

Author: David Brown
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413320862
Release Date: 2015-03-16
Genre: Business & Economics

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 illegallyprepare (and enforce) leases and rental agreementscollect and return security security deposits so as to avoid lawsuitsraise the rent and change other terms of the tenancyhire, work with and fire a property managerkeep up with repairs and maintenancelimit liability and rent withholdingfollow stae privacy laws on entering rental unitsrestrict tenants from subletting or hosting short-term guestsact promptly when rent is lateterminate a tenancy...and much more. Check out Nolo's list of California products. Not a California landlord? Check out Every Landlord's Legal Guide. Also available: California Landlord's Law Book: Evictions

California Landlord s Law Book The Rights Responsibilities

Author: Nils Rosenquest
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413326185
Release Date: 2019-04-08
Genre: Law

The legal information and forms every California landlord needs Choosing tenants, raising the rent, returning deposits, and maintaining rental property—these are just a few of the things landlords do that are strictly regulated by California law. To avoid problems and hefty legal fees, rental property owners and managers need to know and comply with federal, state, and local rules, and use the proper legal forms. Fortunately, everything you need is in this book. For more than 30 years, The California Landlord’s Law Book: Rights & Responsibilities has been the leading source of legal information for hundreds of thousands of California landlords. This edition has been completely updated to cover state and federal laws and local rent control ordinances. It includes dozens of California-specific forms, such as leases and rental agreements, all with complete, easy-to-follow instructions tailored to state law. You’ll learn how to: screen prospective tenants - without discriminating illegally prepare (and enforce) leases and rental agreements collect and return security deposits raise the rent and change other terms of the tenancy hire, work with, and fire a property manager keep up with repairs and maintenance restrict tenants from subletting or hosting short-term guests act promptly when rent is late, and terminate a tenancy. All forms are downloadable through a special link in the book .

California Landlord s Law Book The Rights Responsibilities

Author: David Brown
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413320879
Release Date: 2015-03-19
Genre: Business & Economics

Every California landlord and residential property manager needs The California Landlord's Law Book: Rights & Responsibilities. For over 25 years, the definitive guide for landlords in the Golden State has clearly and comprehensively covered everything you need to know about: security deposits leases and rental agreements property managers habitability liability lead paint discrimination rent control terminations and evictions and much more This edition includes up-to-date information on landlord-tenant laws, including new California requirements that landlords provide tenants with details on how and where rent is to be paid before terminating for nonpayment of rent, and new language on notice of entry and termination forms regarding tenant rights as to abandoned property. Plus you get access to a unique web page on nolo.com where you can instantly download more than 40 forms, including a lease and rental agreement, tailored to meet California law. Check out Every Landlord's Legal Guide.

The California Landlord s Law Book

Author: David Wayne Brown
Publisher: NOLO
ISBN: 1413313124
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Business & Economics

Provides thorough legal and practical information, including dozens of forms, for landlords in California, in a new edition that explains the new utility-shutoff law and discusses how to terminate tenants when becoming the owner of a foreclosed-upon home. Original.

The California Landlord s Law Book

Author: David Wayne Brown
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413309348
Release Date: 2009-03
Genre: Business & Economics

Sooner or later, every landlord is faced with handling an eviction. The California Landlord's Law Book: Evictions shows you how to proceed every step of the way. Step-by-step and in plain English, this book explains the different legal grounds for eviction and provides all the forms and instructions necessary 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 Still the only step-by-step guide through the California eviction process, the 13th edition reflects current law and provides the latest information, forms and instructions you need.

Renters Rights

Author: Janet Portman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413305753
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Business & Economics

A straight-shooting guide to handling bill splitting, security deposits, roommate troubles, bad landlords and more.

California Tenants Rights

Author: Janet Portman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781413325256
Release Date: 2018
Genre: Business & Economics

California tenants have significant rights under state and local laws, particularly those in rent-controlled cities. Your landlord won't tell you about your rights as a tenant. It's up to you to know what's legal and not in a lease, under what circumstances you may legally break a lease or withhold rent; what are reasonable security deposit deductions; what defenses you might have to stop an eviction; and other rights.

California Landlord s Law Book The Evictions

Author: David Brown
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413318517
Release Date: 2013-02-28
Genre: Business & Economics

Ready to evict a problem tenant? Use the definitive step-by-step guide to evictions in California 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 will guide you through the process every step of the way -- without breaking the bank. 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 California landlords can pay a lawyer several thousands of dollars to do an eviction, or can download it themselves. All official forms, with detailed instructions on how to fill them out and present their case in court. Includes information on collecting a money judgment. Nolo has dozens of products created just for California residents. -- Download forms for book at nolo.com

Every Landlord s Legal Guide

Author: Marcia Stewart
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413325188
Release Date: 2018-05-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Every Landlord's Legal Guide gives landlords and property managers the legal and practical solutions they need to rent residential property right. From move-in to move-out, this book covers a wide range of issues, including fair housing, repairs, sublets, screening for good tenants, environmental hazards such as mold and bedbugs, and evictions. Handy 50-state charts list specific laws for each state. Nolo's bestselling Every Landlord's Legal Guide helps landlords and managers: screen and choose tenants prepare leases and rental agreements make security deposit deductions avoid discrimination charges keep up with repairs and maintenance hire a property manager minimize liability for personal injury lawsuits, handle broken leases and terminations, and deal with problem tenants. This book provides over 30 forms landlords and managers need, including state-specific leases and rental agreements. This (14th) edition is completely revised with the latest in federal and state laws, including updated rules on evictions and terminations.

The Complete California Landlord s Kit

Author: John Talamo
Publisher: Sphinx Publishing
ISBN: 1572485434
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Landlord and tenant

Your Essential Guide to Being a Successful Landlord Understanding your rights and responsibilities under California's landlord/tenant law is essential to becoming a successful and profitable landlord. From credit checks to evictions, from security deposits to subletting, The Complete California Landlord's Kit gives you everything you need to protect yourself and your property, and to make the money you want. Manage Your Money Make smart decisions in selecting tenants, collecting rent, reporting your income and saving at tax time. Make Use of Handy Tools Use quick and easy tools like tips, reminders and sample forms to ensure that you are doing everything by the book and locking in the right tenant. Watch Out for Red Flags Avoid the common mistakes that many landlords make regarding background checks, making repairs and ending the tenancy. Protect Your Property Keep your property in excellent condition with regular maintenance and responsible tenants. Navigate the Court System If you have to go to court with a tenant, make sure you know your rights, your responsibilities and how to recover possession of your property. Customize Your Forms Use the included CD-ROM to customize rental agreements, notices to tenants and other landlord/tenant forms for your own particular needs. Simple, Complete and Ready to Help-The Only Book You Need for Success

Leases Rental Agreements

Author: Marcia Stewart
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413321807
Release Date: 2015-08-12
Genre: Business & Economics

Anyone who owns or manages residential real estate, in all states, should buy this book, as it provides the rental documents needed to start a tenancy.

Every Tenant s Legal Guide

Author: Janet Portman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413321364
Release Date: 2015-05-29
Genre: Business & Economics

What every renter needs to know The only book of its kind, Every Tenant’s Legal Guide gives you the legal and practical information (plus dozens of sample letters) you need to: find a great home and landlord know your rights when it comes to pets fight improper rent increases and late fees get a landlord to make repairs pronto withhold rent without getting into legal trouble protect your privacy fight illegal discrimination handle roomate problems deal with lead paint, mold, asbestos and bed bugs break a lease with minimum financial liability get your security deposit back The 8th edition of Every Tenant’s Legal Guide includes the latest laws of your state—from security deposit rules to termination notice requirements, and a new section on tenant rights to use Airbnb and similar services.

Manager s Legal Handbook The

Author: Amy DelPo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413315103
Release Date: 2009-11-23
Genre: Business & Economics

The quick reference to employment law for anyone who oversees workers. Whether you're managing workers or working in the HR department, The Manager's Legal Handbook is the perfect introduction to supervising employees and independent contractors safely and legally. Need some information about overtime? Want some useful ideas on workplace policies? Have a question about trade secrets and need the answer now? This one-of-a-kind book provides everything you need to stay within the bounds of the law, including: frequently asked questions concise articles helpful tips "lessons from the real world" dozens of resources, online and off Designed for managers and supervisors who need answers quickly, as well as professionals pursuing a career in human resources, The Manager's Legal Handbook covers hiring, firing and everything in between. The 5th edition is completely overhauled to provide quick answers to the questions that managers encounter every day. It includes updated 50-state legal charts and new sections on setting pay and communicating with employees.

Save Your Small Business

Author: Ralph E. Warner
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413310412
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Business & Economics

Written by a business owner who has survived three decades of challenges, this resource provides 12 no-nonsense strategies for small business owners on protecting personal assets from creditors and surviving the current recession.