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This is sort of an oddball issue. The bankruptcy courts in Califonria have held that once a writ of possession issues, the debtor's right to possession is terminated, therefore the bankruptcy petition has no effect. Nevertheless, the sheriff's office frequently will not evict, for fear of being held in contempt on some other technicality or defective legal process or pleading.
Frankly, it depends on the county sheriff, so you'll have to call them up and ask for their policy.
Hope this helps.
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