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California Real Estate Law & Practice
Copyright 2017, Matthew Bender & Company, Inc., a member of the LexisNexis Group.

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Surrender and Abandonment


Matthew Bender editorial staff.

Chapter Summary


This chapter covers the surrender or abandonment of the leased premises by the tenant. It describes the acts that constitute a surrender or an abandonment, and the landlord's rights and remedies following abandonment. This chapter also discusses the procedures for disposition by the landlord of personal property remaining on the premises after a tenancy has been terminated.

California Real Estate Law & Practice discusses every aspect of real estate litigation and business practice, complete with tax coverage of real estate transactions. Its extensive analysis of governing laws is complemented by a one-volume, annotated compilation of significant California statutes and regulations, and numerous practice-oriented features.


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See also Chapter 200 Termination: Causes and Procedures.


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