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Writing Effective Settlements

Recorded on: Mar. 8, 2018
Running Time: 00:59:15

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Taken from the Web Program California Eviction Defense 2.0: Beyond the Basics of Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2018 held March 2018 in San Francisco

Writing Effective Settlements [00:59:15]

How an unlawful detainer case resolves may have a lasting impact on a low-income tenant’s future ability to find housing.  What key language should be included in settlement agreements?  What are the options for the form of a settlement agreement?  When should tenants elect to go to jury trial?  This panel will address these and other considerations in bringing the unlawful detainer case to resolution.

Erin Katayama, Shirley Gibson

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  • Sample Stipulation and Order to Dismiss Entire Action with Prejudice, and Maintain Limited Access to Court Record Pursuant to CCP 1161.2, Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo Southern Branch—(Pay and Stay)
    Shirley Gibson
  • Sample Stipulation (Stay Agreement), Superior Court of the State of California, City and County of San Francisco
    Erin Katayama
  • Sample Stipulation for Entry of Judgment, Superior Court of the State of California, City and County of San Francisco—(Behavioral Hoarding)
    Erin Katayama
  • Drafting Successful Settlement Agreements in Unlawful Detainers Outline
    Erin Katayama, Shirley Gibson
  • Drafting Successful Settlement Agreements in Unlawful Detainers (PowerPoint slides)
    Erin Katayama, Shirley Gibson

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  • Drafting Successful Settlement Agreements in Unlawful Detainers (PowerPoint slides)
    Shirley Gibson, Erin Katayama
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Shirley Gibson ~ Directing Attorney, Home Savers Project, Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
Erin Katayama ~ Supervising Attorney, Homeless Advocacy Project, Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco
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