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Frequently-asked questions about civil and family law.
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A restraining order is an order made by a court to protect a person from physical pain or injury, or from being threatened with pain or injury
An unlawful detainer is a lawsuit that a landlord files in court to evict a tenant. If the judge agrees with the landlord, the landlord can ask the Sheriff to physically remove the tenant from the rental unit.
Limited Civil courts hear matters where the dollar amount in dispute or value of the property does not exceed $25,000.
Unlimited Civil courts hear matters that exceed $25,000 including writs of mandate, voter registration, and cases that involve the legality of any tax, impost, assessment, toll, or municipal fine.
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