Law Office of 
Roger A. Franklin
16000 Ventura Blvd., Suite 908
Encino, California 91436
(818) 986-5253
rogerfranklin@prodigy.net
RogerFranklin.org

        A general practice with emphasis in Residential and Commercial Landlord-Tenant Law; Real Estate; Wills, Trusts, Probate; and Criminal Defense.





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This page was last updated: May 6, 2024

Article in the San Fernando Valley Bar Association's Magazine on proposed landlord-tenant legislation by the Law Office of Roger Franklin
Article in the San Fernando Valley Bar Association's Magazine on proposed landlord-tenant legislation by the Law Office of Roger Franklin
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Article in Valley Lawyer magazine about recent change in landlord-tenant law
Article in Valley Lawyer magazine about recent change in landlord-tenant law
Legislative  Update

Landlord may dispose of abandon personal property worth less than $700.00.     California law now provides that the value of personal property left behind by a tenant after the tenant vacates the property that the landlord must sell at a public auction (rather than dispose of or retain for his or her own use) has been increase from $300.00 to $700.00. This bill was authored by Roger Franklin. 





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Update: Masks Recommended, But Not Required:

In response to L.A. County’s recent move into the medium tier of COVID-19 transmission and recent updates from the CDC, my office will no longer require masks. My office welcomes clients who choose to mask, and we respect each other’s masking preferences.

Everyone in my office is  vaccinated and my office is open only to those that are also fully vaccinated, which includes a booster when eligible.  However, masks are still recommended. If needed, virtual 40-minute consultations via Zoom are available to ARAG,  MetLife members, and current clients only.  

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