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Superior Court of California - County of San Diego: Civil: Landlord/Tenant
          
Landlord/Tenant (Unlawful Detainer)

A landlord files an Unlawful Detainer civil action to try to evict a tenant that he/she claims no longer has the right to live on the premises.

  • If you are a landlord, click here.
  • If you are a tenant, click here.

Where to File

Find the zipcode or city where the commercial or residential property is located . You should file your complaint in the corresponding venue.


Unlawful Detainer Clinics

Central: Operated by Legal Aid Society of San Diego, this clinic offers assistance to self-represented litigants by explaining landlord-tenant procedures and helping prepare forms. Click here for locations and schedules.

North County: Operated by San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program, this clinic offers assistance to self-represented litigants by explaining landlord-tenant procedures and helping prepare forms. SDVLP is currently offering remote assistance. Please call (619) 235-5656 Ext. 127.

If you are low-income, you may be eligible for a free attorney to advise and/or represent you. Click here for information.

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