Stockton, CA asked in Landlord - Tenant for California

Q: I have been asked by the District Attorney to supply a copy of my tenants rental agreement. Can I do this legally?

I was contacted by the district attorney welfare division via phone today. THey have asked to me to send them a copy of the lease agreement for one of our rental properties. What is my legal obligation to my tenant and to the DA? Can I supply the rental agreement to them legally? Do I need to let the tenant know that I am doing so?

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Anthony Regner
Anthony Regner
  • Fairfield, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: You may want to ask the DA to issue a subpoena before you release the lease

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