The California Landlord's Law Book: Rights & Responsibilities (Paperback)

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Every California landlord and residential property manager needs The California Landlord's Law Book: Rights & Responsibilities. For over 20 years, the definitive guide for landlords in the Golden State has clearly and comprehensively covered everything you need to know about:

. security deposits
. leases and rental agreements
. inspections
. habitability
. liability
. lead paint
. discrimination
. rent control
. satellite dishes
. and much more

This edition includes fully up-to-date landlord-tenant laws and legal forms, including new details on how to terminate a lease when you become the owner or a foreclosed-upon home, and a plain English explanation of the new utility shutoff law. Plus, you'll get over 25 legal forms and agreements, including rental applications; leases and rental agreements; 3-, 30-, 60- and 90-day eviction notices -- and much more.

Check out Nolo's list of California products. Not a California landlord? Check out Every Landlord's Legal Guide.

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About the Author

David Brown practices law in the Monterery, California area, where he has represented both landlords and tenants in hundreds of court cases -- most of which he felt could have been avoided if both sides were more fully informed about landlord/tenant law. Brown, a graduate of Stanford University and the University of Santa Clara Law School, also teaches law at Monterey College of Law and is the author of "Fight Your Ticket in California," "Beat Your Ticket" and others.

Ralph Warner is widely recognized as a pioneer of the do-it-yourself law movement, he founded Nolo with Ed Sherman in 1972. He began publishing do-it-yourself law books written by him and his colleagues after numerous publishers rejected them. Warner holds a law degree from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley and an undergraduate degree from Princeton.

As Nolo's managing editor, Janet Portman oversees editorial work on all Nolo books. She specializes in residential and commercial landlord/tenant law, legal issues related to courts, landlords and tenants, and neighbor disputes. She is the author or co-author of "Every Landlord's Legal Guide"," " "Every Tenant's Legal Guide," "Renters' Rights," "Leases & Rental Agreements," "The California Landlord's Law Book: Rights and Responsibilities" and" others." A nationally syndicated columnist with Inman News, Portman's column, "Rent It Right," appears regularly in the Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and other prominent newspapers and websites. Portman received undergraduate and graduate degrees from Stanford University and a law degree from Santa Clara University. Before joining Nolo in 1994, she practiced law as a public defender.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781413318531
ISBN-10: 1413318533
Publisher: NOLO
Publication Date: March 29th, 2013
Pages: 480
Language: English
Series: California Landlord's Law Book: Rights & Responsibilities