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What Is An Unlawful Detainer Action?

Under California Civil Code Section 1951.3 an “unlawful detainer” is the court action a landlord must bring in order to evict a tenant. If the landlord wins, the unlawful detainer order will allow the sheriff to forcefully remove the tenant from the residence if the tenant still refuses to leave.

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