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SCAM ALERT

The Court is aware that a scammer is spoofing the court's telephone number and calling people claiming they are a Deputy from the US District Court. The recipients of the phone calls are told that they did not respond to a subpoena, and they need to post a bond or turn themselves into the Tahoe City Courthouse.  These calls are NOT affiliated with the court.

COVID-19 Update:

Pursuant to Executive Order 205, appropriate face coverings are strongly recommended at the Nevada City and Truckee Courthouses. View updates related to COVID-19.

Alert:

Do not visit any Nevada County Courthouse if you have recently tested positive for COVID-19; have had direct exposure to someone known to have COVID-19; or if you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19, such as fever, cough, headache or shortness of breath. Instead, contact your attorney or call the court at (530) 362-4309 to arrange an alternative.

Landlord / Tenant

Unlawful Detainer (Eviction)

Eviction cases are referred to as "unlawful detainers" in court. An unlawful detainer lawsuit is the process a landlord can use to try to make a tenant move out of his or her rental unit. It can also be used to try to get rent that is owed.

Other types of legal disputes between landlords and tenants are generally handled in Small Claims court.

 

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