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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: must an eviction notice be filed with the court first, for me to worry about?

complained of non informed beg bug infestation and received unlawful eviction notice 1942.5 1954.604 Civil code

Sagar Parikh
Sagar Parikh answered on Sep 8, 2017

Eviction notices (a 3 Day Notice) is not filed with the Court.

If you are referring to an actual eviction lawsuit (unlawful detainer lawsuit), yes, these are filed in Court.

2 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: Is there a time limit to recieve your security deposit after 21 day?

There was no problems at renting the whole time , but can I go back to the manager 2 months later and still get my security deposit? Is there a time limit?

Sagar Parikh
Sagar Parikh answered on Aug 31, 2017

Legally speaking, the landlord is supposed to return your security deposit within 21 days of move out, or supposed to return an itemized within 21 days.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Employment Law for California on
Q: I had a signed retainer contract with a 15 day termination notice is the company required to pay for those 15 days?

Contract is for 25% of my time and was given notice 5 weeks after the start date. I invoiced them up to that date plus 15 days. They are refusing to pay me.

Sagar Parikh
Sagar Parikh answered on Aug 8, 2017

They may be liable, depending on the terms and conditions that are laid out.

A full consultation, including a thorough review of the contract, would be necessary to properly advise you.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for California on
Q: Can someone making a private loan put a lien on a house?

My father lives in Signal Hill, CA (in LA County). He is elderly and no longer able to care for himself. Therefore, he is trying to move soon to assisted living soon. His only asset is his home and his only income is social security plus a small pension. A friend offered to loan him money to cover... Read more »

Sagar Parikh
Sagar Parikh answered on Aug 7, 2017

You would want to do a Promissory Note secured with a Deed of Trust. The Note would contain the repayment terms for the loan, and would be secured with a Deed of Trust (the lien) on the property.

In the event the Note were breached, the Lender could foreclose on the Deed of Trust and use...
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3 Answers | Asked in Business Law and Civil Litigation for California on
Q: I have a business and a lawsuit has been filed but I have not been served, can I file a cross complaint?

The lawsuit filed has frozen my ability to finance against my properties which is causing severe damage to my business. I believe the plaintiffs strategy is to block my ability to secure the financing I need to operate my business and I am confident my cross complaint will force a mediation.

Sagar Parikh
Sagar Parikh answered on Jul 22, 2017

Yes, you can file a Cross-Complaint along with your Answer to the Complaint.

A full consultation would be necessary to properly advise you.

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3 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for California on
Q: I want to know the procedure in changing lawyers. I am not really happy with my current real estate lawyer.

We have done mediation, nothing happened...going to next.

Sagar Parikh
Sagar Parikh answered on Jun 16, 2017

Assuming it is a litigation matter, you'd have a substitution of attorney filed and replace your current lawyer with a new one.

A full consultation would be necessary to properly advise you.

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