Archive for April 1st, 2011

The Historical Roots of Eviction Law (2011-4-1)

The law of eviction, or unlawful detainer, has roots that extend back hundreds of years.  Here in California, where everyone has the opportunity to make a fresh start, we sometimes forget the past and how it affects our laws. Yet in eviction, which is properly referred to as “unlawful detainer,” the historical underpinnings are quite […]