Eviction Procedure & Timeline

The following chart is based upon California law as of July 2000.  You should check the appropriate current statutes for the correct procedures and time periods for California or any other state of interest.  Also, since procedures and time periods can vary among different jurisdictions within the same state, it is advised that you check with the Court office in your jurisdiction.

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