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Yearly Archives: 2015

Cap On Attorney’s Fees In Lease Is Enforceable

On September 15, 2015, the Appellate Division of the Los Angeles Superior Court ruled that a lease provision capping attorneys fees and costs is enforceable. The lease provision provided as follows: “In any legal action brought by either party to enforce the terms of this LEASE, the prevailing party shall…

October 13, 2015 | Landlord-Tenant Law |

Los Angeles Superior Court To Start Hearing Unlawful Detainer Actions In Pomona Courthouse

Effective as of September 21, 2015, the Los Angeles Superior Court is expanding limited jurisdiction unlawful detainer actions from seven to eight courthouses. In addition to the other seven Los Angeles courthouses that hear unlawful detainer actions, the Superior Court will start hearing unlaful detainer actions at the Pomona Courthouse…

September 27, 2015 | Landlord-Tenant Law |

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Throws Out Lawsuit Seeking To Require Los Angeles to Reopen Closed Courthouses

Since 2000, the County of Los Angeles has closed 20 of 58 courthouses. Landlord-tenant and eviction matters were consolidated into five hub courts, which was subsequently extended to seven courts. Non-profit groups argued that the court closings adversely impacted indigent tenants who had difficulty traveling to and from court. In…

September 9, 2015 | Landlord-Tenant Law |

Landlord-Tenant And Small Claims Cases From The Victorville District Will Be Filed And Heard In The Barstow District Court

The Superior Court of California for the County of San Bernardino has issued a new notice. Effective as of October 13, 2015, all small claims and landlord-tenant filings from the Victorville District will be filed and heard in the Barstow District Court located at 235 East Mountain View, Barstow, CA…

September 9, 2015 | Landlord-Tenant Law |