Can an eviction be appealed?

Person who is renting a room and has gone to court. Eviction granted and person given 2 weeks to move out by the judge. Can he appeal the judge’s decision?

Asked on July 5, 2012 under Real Estate Law, California

Answers:

Cameron Norris, Esq. / Law Office of Gary W. Norris

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Yes, you can appeal.  You must do so in the same court that granted the judgment.  It will probably go to a new judge.

Appeals of unlawful detainer actions are goverened by the following [California Code of Civil Procedure 1176, 1778; Anchor Marine Repair Co. v Magnan (2001) 93 CA4th 525, 528–530.] 

There is a helpful site here: http://www.dca.ca.gov/publications/landlordbook/evictions.shtml

 


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