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California. 1. Can the owner/landloard demand that the monthly rental Must be paid in full or not at all? If a person gets in a bind and cannot pay the rental in full can the owner refuse any payment less that the full amount and if they do not get it start eviction proceedings.

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Basically what is the renters rights in this situation and how long do they have to make restitution under California law.

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1. Can the owner/landlord demand that the monthly rental Must be paid in full or not at all?

A. Yes, the landlord can refuse to accept partial payment. If rent is not paid in full the landlord can give a 3 day notice and then commence eviction proceedings if not paid in full.

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