Do you know what the implicit Covenant of Quiet Enjoyment is?
This covenant is an implicit part of every lease agreement in California and defines how the relationship between the property owner and the tenants should be. There are certain rules that the landlord must respect and follow to ensure the comfort and privacy of the tenants. Under California law, a rental agreement includes two promises […]
Top ten landlord responsibilities in California
Did you just become a renter? As a new, active, or future renter, you must know the top 10 things your landlord has legal responsibility for in California. When a landlord fails to comply with the laws regarding tenancy, the situation can result in legal disputes and penalties. Below are ten rules a landlord in […]
The Fair Housing Act
April was fair housing month. The main objective of this celebration is to commemorate the approval of the law more than 50 years ago, as well as to raise awareness about the issue and remind us that we all have the right to a habitable home. This law seeks to end discrimination in accessing proper […]
Have you ever had a conflict with your landlord?
At Friedman & Chapman, we understand that these disagreements are a common part of the tenant-landlord relationship. So, below we will go over the potential legal ramifications for you and the landlord and how to deal with them. The main thing to keep in mind is that, as a tenant, you have the right to […]
Have you heard of adverse possession?
Adverse possession is a term commonly used to determine who owns a property; It is generally used when someone wants to make a claim on someone else’s property. Through this process, the occupant acquires the right to the property by continuous possession instead of a commercial process. In the state of California, adverse possession requires […]
Important facts about tenant law
Do you rent housing in California? Do you know your rights as a tenant? During the last few years, due to the COVID-19 crisis, there have been many adjustments or temporary changes in the laws for renters. Among these is protection against eviction. Below we will review your basic rights, as it is essential to […]