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The California Landlord's Law Book: Rights & Responsibilities
     

The California Landlord's Law Book: Rights & Responsibilities

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by David Brown, Ralph Warner, Janet Portman
 

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David Brown practices law in the Monterey, 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 (chemistry) and the University of Santa Clara Law School, also teaches law

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David Brown practices law in the Monterey, 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 (chemistry) and the University of Santa Clara Law School, also teaches law at the Monterey College of Law and is the author of Fight Your Ticket (CA version), Beat Your Ticket (the national version), The Landlord's Law Book, Vol. 1: Rights and Responsibilities; The Landlord's Law Book, Vol. 2: Evictions and co-author of How to Change Your Name in California and The Guardianship Book for California.

Ralph Warner is a co-founder and e-publisher of Nolo.com and one of the pioneers of the self-help law movement. A graduate of Princeton University and the Boalt School of Law (U.C. Berkeley), he is the author of many books and articles aimed at making our legal system more accessible and democratic.

Editorial Reviews

Los Angeles Times
Exactly what it purports to be, but unblighted by unnecessary legal jargon an up-to-date book such as this is as necessary as a rent receipt book or a good repair person.
San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle
Before putting a For Rent sign out... consult The California Landlord's Law Book: Rights & Responsibilities, an excellent reference book published by Nolo.
Sacramento Bee
Recommended by the state Department of Consumer Affairs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781413313123
Publisher:
NOLO
Publication date:
04/18/2011
Edition description:
Fourteenth Edition
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
8.22(w) x 10.78(h) x 1.25(d)

Meet 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 GuideRenters' Rights, Leases & Rental AgreementsThe 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.

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California Landlord's Law Book: Rights & Responsibilities 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good for people to learn the ins and outs to protect themselves. A lawyer would always have more info in a free consult. 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
As a first time landlord, this book really helped me sort out how to do it right.  Well written and to the point, with good examples to help understand a topic.  I'm sure it'll be my go-to book for years.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago