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Attorney Fees in Unlawful Detainers

Recorded on: Mar. 10, 2016
Running Time: 01:30:45

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Taken from the Web Program Advocates’ Guide for Protecting Tenants’ Rights: Advanced Unlawful Detainer Defense recorded March, 2016 in San Francisco.

Attorney Fees in Unlawful Detainers [01:30:45]

This session provides an overview of the legal basis for claiming fees in unlawful detainer actions, preserve the right to request fees through good timekeeping practices, and avenues for obtaining fees where the plaintiff dismisses the case before trial.

Lisa Greif, Richard A. Rothschild


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  • Sample Expert Declaration on Reasonable Rates: Declaration of Richard M. Pearl in Support of Motion for Attorneys’ Fees, Nativi, et. al v. Deutsche Bank National Trust Co., No. 109CV158254, Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara (2015)
    Madeline Howard, Richard A. Rothschild
  • Sample Fee Motion: Plaintiffs’ Notice of Motion and Motion for Attorneys’ Fees; Memorandum of Points and Authorities, Nativi, et. al v. Deutsche Bank National Trust Co., No. 109CV158254, Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara (2015)
    Madeline Howard, Richard A. Rothschild
  • Sample Fee Motion Reply: Plaintiffs’ Reply in Support of Motion for Attorneys’ Fees; Final Fee Claim Summarized, Nativi, et. al v. Deutsche Bank National Trust Co., No. 109CV158254, Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara (2015)
    Richard A. Rothschild, Madeline Howard
  • Sample Supporting Declaration: Declaration of Madeline S. Howard in Support of Motion for Attorneys’ Fees, Nativi, et. al v. Deutsche Bank National Trust Co., No. 109CV158254, Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara (2015)
    Richard A. Rothschild, Madeline Howard
  • Sample Supporting Declaration: Declarations of Alex Gulotta and Lisa M. Newstrom in Support of Motion for Attorneys’ Fees (Re: Bay Area Legal Aid), Nativi, et. al v. Deutsche Bank National Trust Co., No. 109CV158254, Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara (2015)
    Richard A. Rothschild, Madeline Howard
  • Sample Unlawful Detainer Fee Motion: Notice of Defendant’s Motion for Attorney’s Fees; Defendant’s Motion for Attorney’s Fees; Points and Authorities; Supporting Declarations; Exhibits and Order, Eccleston v. Texson, No. HG14-748052, Superior Court of California, County of Alameda (2015)
    Richard A. Rothschild, Lisa Greif, Madeline Howard
  • Sample Memorandum of Costs—Worksheet: (MC-010, MC-011 and MC-025), Gable, et. al v. City of Fullerton, et. al, No. 30-2013-00675291, Superior Court of California, County of Orange (2015)
    Madeline Howard, Richard A. Rothschild, Lisa Greif
  • Sample Memorandum of Costs—Without Worksheet (MC-010), Nativi, et. al v. Deutsche Bank National Trust Co., No. 109CV158254, Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara (2015)
    Madeline Howard
  • Sample Appellate Division Opinion: LG Foreclosed Properties, LLC v. Diaz, et. al, No. BV 030637, Appellate Division of the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles (2014)
    Lisa Greif, Richard A. Rothschild, Madeline Howard
  • Sample Appellate Division Opinion, Active Properties, LLC v. Perez, et. al, No. BV 030654, Appellate Division of the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles (2014)
    Lisa Greif, Richard A. Rothschild, Madeline Howard

Presentation Material

  • Claiming and Securing Attorneys' Fees in Unlawful Detainer Cases PowerPoint Slides
    Lisa Greif, Richard A. Rothschild
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Lisa Greif ~ Staff Attorney, Bay Area Legal Aid
Richard A Rothschild ~ Director of Litigation, Western Center on Law & Poverty
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