Los Angeles, CA asked in Real Estate Law

Q: Simple property question.

runs a business out of a strip mall. One day, landlord comes to the business and shows their lease agreement. In the agreement it says that the landlord can evict with one days notice. Then, the landlord says, "So get out by the end of the day tomorrow.”

says, "You can't do that, the law protects me with a reasonable notice period.”

Is correct? How is he mistaken?

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Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery

A: Irregardless of the written lease provisions, the parties are subject to the State Statutes for Unlawful Detainers/Evictions. The Court System takes a little while to restore possession to the owner/landlord after the suit's filing, service, hearing, awarding judgment and issuance of process to LEOs to restore possession to the owner.

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