January 2019 Newsletter

January 2019


Good Morning and Happy New Year!
 
We hope you and your loved ones enjoyed a peaceful and relaxing holiday season.  To kick off 2019, our January newsletter includes a blog post about circumstances where small claims court may be a tenant's best option.  Our monthly video FAQ covers what to do when your landlord isn't responding to repair requests.
 
On behalf of my team, I’d like to thank you for your continued support of Tenant Law Group.  You encourage us to rise to the challenges each day brings and inspire us to find new ways to serve California's growing tenant population.  As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out anytime.
 
With gratitude,
 

Eric L. Toscano
CEO & Managing Attorney

PRACTICE AREAS

Recovering Money in Landlord Disputes

Renter's Rights Counseling

Eviction Defense

Rent Board Hearings

VIDEO OF THE MONTH

MY LANDLORD IS NOT RESPONDING TO MY REQUEST TO MAKE REPAIRS. WHAT DO I DO?

LATEST BLOG

THREE CIRCUMSTANCES WHERE SMALL CLAIMS COURT MAY BE A TENANT’S BEST OPTION

While it’s not unusual for a dispute to arise between a landlord and tenant, most disagreements can be resolved by an email, phone call, or in person conversation.  In certain extreme cases of egregious landlord conduct, however, a tenant’s only hope for a resolution may be by way of formal legal proceedings. We generally recommend that any tenant on the receiving end of such egregious conduct contact a tenant rights attorney before going to court.  All too often, tenants who sue their landlords while still residing in their rental unit find themselves subject to retaliatory unlawful detainer (eviction) lawsuits. Tenants in these situations often find themselves fighting two separate legal battles simultaneously—one for damages and the other to stay in their home.  For this reason, it’s generally in the tenant’s best interest to wait until after moving out to initiate legal proceedings of any kind...

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