California  |  Landlord & Tenant Law

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Asked on: 12/19/11, 6:46 am

i have a notice to vacate fm sheriff expiring at midnite TONITE! I AM NOT NAMES AS DEFENDANT ON LEASE BUT HAVE LIVED HEE SINCE DAY 1 WITH MY ROOMATE . ( OWNER UNAWARE) my roomate didnt pay there portion of rent. AND WAS SERVED A U.D. LONG TIME AGO AND HID IT FROM ME . HE DID NOT RESPOND TO IT IN COURT AT ALL SO OWNER WON BY DEFAULT. 2 WEEKS AGO I FOUND PAPERS IN THE TRASH AND it was too late so i thought 2 do anything. OUR SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT SAYS HE IS DEFENDANT AND "DOES 1 TO 10" I JUST FOUND out i am " doe" correct? so DOES THAT MEAN I AM ON LEASE / AND IF SO WHAT MOTION can i file for today in court today . !!!!!!!!! i am just asking that me and my kids r not on the streets for xmas and that we neeed a wk or so to get out!!!!!!! perhaps i need ex to file ex parte or ? something . i dont know what 2 do i am 7 momths preg and need help now ! please

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