April
2014
 

Landlord Fails in Attempt to Evict Family of Six

PLC Attorney helped secure win against landlord who refused maintenance and infestation request


Earlier this month, PLC Staff Attorney Ingrid Arriaga won an unlawful eviction case on behalf of a Santa Ana family of six. The owners of their building attempted to evict them, rather than correct a massive cockroach infestation and backlog of routine maintenance requests.

 

"It's always satisfying when the 'little guy' wins. Landlords, whether owners of a single home or a massive complex, have an obligation to provide safe, up-to-code, habitable units in exchange for tenants' hard-earned rent money," said Arriaga.

 


PLC Announces 2014 Volunteers for Justice Dinner Law Firm of the Year

Manatt provides "aspirational model of pro bono involvement"

 

At the 2014 Volunteers for Justice Dinner, the Public Law Center will honor the Orange County office of Manatt, Phelps, and Phillips, LLP as the Law Firm of the Year for their tremendous pro bono efforts in a wide array of cases, including immigration, domestic violence, refugee/asylum, fair housing, and consumer advocacy. 

 

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