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Evicting a Tenant Without a Specific Reason: Ask an Orange County Eviction Lawyer

You do not always need to have a specific reason to evict a tenant. Instead, an Orange County eviction lawyer can explain to you that if you follow the proper notice requirements, it may be within your right to evict a tenant without giving any reason.

Eviction Notice Requirement

Landlords who want to evict a tenant and end a month-to-month tenancy generally only have to serve the tenant a 30 or 60-day notice of the eviction. In most cases, a landlord will not have to state the specific reason for ending the lease. So, the termination can be based on no reason at all. However, you should consult with an Orange County eviction attorney as there may be exceptions to this general rule, including any local rules regarding notice and evictions. For example, there may be rent control requirements in your jurisdiction that may forbid an eviction without a stated reason.

In addition, you should be aware that even if you do not need to state a reason for ending a tenancy, it is still not allowed to terminate a tenancy for an illegal or discriminatory reason. For example, you may not evict a tenant for being a certain race, sex or religion.

Contact an Orange County Eviction Lawyer

If you need assistance with an eviction, you should talk to an experienced attorney. You can schedule a consultation with an attorney at Schiff & Shelton, Attorneys at Law by calling (949) 417-2211 to discuss the specifics of your case.

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