Real Estate Law
Also referred to as unlawful detainer actions - is the process through which a tenant can be removed from either residential or commercial property for non-payment of rent or other specific reasons defined under California's ever-changing landlord/tenant laws. Whether you are a property owner or a renter, the lawyers at the Law Office of Robert C. Smith are dedicated to protecting every client's rights under the law and helping them to successfully resolve their eviction case.
Protecting Tenants from Being Unlawfully Evicted
Our attorneys have been successful in defending clients facing eviction. Our attorneys know the law and understand the techniques used to challenge eviction proceedings and - depending on their situation - resolve issues in a tenant's favor. We will examine every aspect of your case and build a persuasive argument for keeping tenancy alive.
Our firm also handles tenant eviction cases for property owners faced with the lawful removal of tenants for a number of causes defined by the law, including:
- Failure to pay rent
- Nuisance complaints
- Units withdrawn from rental use (Ellis Act)
- Owner move-ins
- Other lawful grounds for eviction
The Law Office of Robert C. Smith handles a wide range of property-related matters for clients throughout Southern California, our law firm will do whatever is possible to help ensure our clients continue to have a place to call home.
We offer our clients counseling and representation throughout the unlawful detainer process which includes:
- Drafting 3 Day Notices
- Drafting 30 Day Notices
- Preparing unlawful detainer complaints and responses
- Getting the defendants served
- Requesting an immediate trial
- Obtaining judgments
- Obtaining writs of possession and then causing the Sheriff’s Department to serve a notice to vacate.
We have the experience representing both landlords and tenants to provide the most effective representation possible. To learn more about eviction laws and your options, contact the Law Office of Robert C. Smith 909-563-8644.
Life is full of uncertainties. Lost jobs, serious health issues and the current lending crisis can make mortgage payments difficult for many homeowners. A rise in unlicensed foreclosure services prey on their desperation, making matters worse for everyone. If you face mortgage payment challenges, it is extremely important to seek the assistance of an experienced, reputable attorney to help stop foreclosure on your home as quickly as possible.
From homeowners with unmanageable adjustable-rate mortgages to those suffering through difficult economic times, the lawyers at the Law Office of Robert C. Smith can help you avoid foreclosure.
Our firm is prepared to do everything we can to help you stop foreclosure on your home by a lender. Even if you are already behind in your mortgage payments we may be able to help. From the beginning of our relationship, we take the time to understand your financial goals, educate you about the legal strategies used to prevent mortgage defaults and provide you with:
- Protection from unlawful foreclosures
- Out-of-pocket cost savings
- Preservation of credit
- Eligibility for future financing
Homeowner Foreclosure Alert:
First they sold you a toxic home and loan; now they want to save you from foreclosure. You should not trust these so-called loan modification and short sale experts that are busting down your door to help because most of them are operating illegally.
We do not believe in passing a client's mortgage foreclosure prevention case down to inexperienced secretaries or paralegals at our law firm. When you choose us for advice and representation, our trustworthy, skilled real estate attorneys will handle your case personally. Unlike the many disreputable foreclosure services, we are here for you. Our aggressive attorneys are ready to do what is necessary to protect your best interests.
To learn more about your rights and options, contact our experienced real estate attorneys at the Law Office of Robert C. Smith, complete the online client contact form or call 909-563-8644.