On April 6, 2020, the Judicial Council of California approved emergency rules related to unlawful detainer (eviction) actions. This will impact our ability to file eviction actions until 90 days after the Governor lifts the state of emergency. We’ve provided a summary of the emergency rules, below. You can review the text of the rules in the attachment, or by following this link: Emergency Rules CAL Judicial Council. The pertinent rule is Emergency Rule 1.
Emergency Rule 1. Unlawful Detainers
This rule remains in effect for 90 days AFTER the date the Governor declares that the state of emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic is lifted, or until repealed by the Judicial Council.