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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: Upstair neighbors are running, stomping, jumping, monday thru sunday, landlord doesnt do anything about it.
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answered on Feb 14, 2021

Sounds like a nuisance or a breach of quiet enjoyment of the premises. I would look at the lease and talk to an attorney to figure out your best options for remedies.

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Q: I sued by credit card company
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answered on Feb 11, 2021

You should file an Answer. Otherwise, they'll get a default against you. That should buy you time to figure out next steps, including filing for bankruptcy. Once you file for bankruptcy, you'll get an automatic stay on collection efforts. You can then get the case dismissed because... Read more »

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Q: I was locked out of my warehouses with no eviction notice or court order how can I get my machines back

I was given the company to see if I could build it and none of these people honored the covid rules

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Octavio Velarde
answered on Feb 11, 2021

Depending on what your lease agreement says and damages are, I would file a suit in court and ask for immediate injunctive relief. I would probably also seek punitive damages. California has strict prohibitions on landlord self-help remedies. I would contact a landlord–tenant lawyer immediately.

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Q: Came to an agreement with collections company. They didn't hold up their end. They're also harassing. What can I do?
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answered on Feb 11, 2021

I agree with my colleagues. I would look at the remedies available to you in the terms of the agreement. E.g. what are the remedies when one party breaches?

And yes, bankruptcy is a good option if the debt is significantly burdensome. It will wipe out most debts, including those from...
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