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Were they under a fixed term lease that has now expired?
Have you accepted rent from them after their lease was up?
Do you have a specific violation that they are guilty of under their lease?
Ok, if they have violations, you can give them a written 3 day notice to vacate specifying the violations and then if they don't move out, file your unlawful detainer in court to get a judgment and a writ that the sheriff would execute to remove them.
If they don't move out, on the fifth day following the delivery of the notice you can file an Unlawful Detainer (eviction) action in the local Superior Court. The tenant has 5 days to respond or landlord can file for a default judgment. Once the judgment is final (tenant does not appeal) landlord can get a writ of possession. On the 6th day after getting the writ of possession delivered, you can have the sheriff supervise the eviction of any tenant and their belongings.
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