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We will fight to help you remain in your home so you can keep you and your family safe and protected. We offer results-driven eviction defense to assist you even if you have had trouble making your rental payments. Our attorneys have an in-depth understanding of the most effective ways to delay or defeat the eviction process. We will represent you effectively as your residential eviction defense attorney protecting your best interests at all times
The location of your business is well known by your customers, and an eviction can result in a major business loss as you search for a new space. Avoid the untimely relocation of your business by working with an experienced commercial tenant eviction attorney. We can provide you with the strategic eviction defense you need for the best outcome in your case.
In order for the Landlord to start the Eviction process, the Landlord must serve you with a 3/30/60 Day Notice. The notice states the reasons why you are being evicted.
Once the notice expires, the Tenant is served with a Summons and Complaint. The Complaint states additional information about the eviction
You have only 5 COURT Days to Answer the Complaint. This must be done even if you disagree with the Eviction. Failure to answer the Complaint will put you in Default (Automatic Lost of the Case.)
Based on each case, the case will either go to Trial, in order to fight to stay in the premises, OR you can negotiate a settlement.
The aggressive lawyers at the Law Office of Aaron Kohanim are knowledgeable and experienced in all aspects of California and Los Angeles Rent Control Laws. Contact us immediately for a Free Consultation to see how we can help!
As a tenant defense attorney, it is our responsibility to negotiate the best deal on behalf of our clients. In the State of California, when a Landlord files an eviction case, the case is sealed.
California Code of Civil Procedure §§1161.2 and 1167.1., automatically and permanently seals all limited unlawful detainer (eviction) actions, unless the landlord prevails at a trial within 60 days of filing the complaint, or within 60 days of the date a default judgment was set aside.
It is very important for the tenant to keep the case sealed and to negotiate a settlement to prevent the public or credit reporting agencies from discovering an eviction on a tenants record. Therefore, a future landlord will never discover an eviction in the pass and will keep a clean eviction history.
California law specifies the usage, retention and return of security deposits. If your landlord fails to follow these strict regulations, we can help you to collect what is due to you. We first pursue the most cost-effective route of demanding payment from your landlord. If necessary, we assertively defend your rights in court.
Santa Monica Courthouse
Stanley Mosk (DTLA) Courthouse
Van Nuys Courthouse East
Long Beach Courthouse and more!
State Law requires Landlords to follow the law strictly. Any mistakes through out the lawsuit, can cause the lawsuit to end.
Hiring an Attorney helps identify those issues quickly!
More than 80% of Tenants do not have an Attorney. Landlord attorneys know that and take advantage of it. Having an attorney makes you armed and ready.
There are 3 main items to negotiate in a settlement of an Eviction.
Time. Sealed Record. Money
Seeking an attorney increases your chances of getting all three.
The best lawyer. Came to court and did a good job. I am very happy he was my lawyer. I will recommend to my friends!
Detailed oriented. Represented in court. Came to a solid agreement. Highly recommended.
Aaron was a life saver. It was my first eviction and naturally I was anxious and a bit stressed. Working with Aaron put me at ease. Very professional and efficient. Thank you Aaron!
Aaron appeared at the court and he was able to talk to me privately about what I want to do about the Eviction case. He was able to tell me a game plan and make a decision about what to do next. He was smart and informative about the eviction process. I felt very comfortable with him as my lawyer. We were able to negotiate a stay and for me to pay back my rent!
Aaron is very honest and very direct. He won't bullshit you, or candy coat it. He will tell you what can be done.