I live in Glendale CA. I rented part of my apartment out. The landlord was unaware of my arrangement. But later told me he didnt care as long as the rent was paid and no damage. The ex roommate is suing me for the balance of the money he paid. He paid on the first and left 8days later. No 30 day notice. I know I can win this in small claims but my ex roommate is subpoenaing my landlord who he has never met to anger him and force him into court. My landlord is now angry with me over the issue because he works for the city and will have to take a sick day.
Is there anything I can do to relieve my landlord from having to appear as he's already explained to me there is nothing he can do to advance the case as he doesnt know what my roommate looks like..