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I was served with an unlawful detainer on sevens 12 by mail.

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Hi. I was served with an unlawful detainer on sevens 12 by mail. I thought I had 30 days to respond but then the sheriff came Friday and i have till Thursday to vacate .
JA: What state is the property located in? And has anyone consulted a local attorney about this?
Customer: Orange County, California
JA: What are the terms of the lease? Any issues related to maintenance or upkeep?
Customer: No. It's rent related. I paid late in November and they sent it back and served me
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I have been here about 3 1/2 years, have very low income and five kids at home and I'm single and minimally employed. I'm terrified
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Expert:  N Cal Atty replied 7 months ago.

I am sorry to hear this.

Did anyone hand you a summons and complaint? A summons cannot be served by mail without your consent...

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