Beth Dillman

Attorney (University of Idaho College of Law)

Beth Dillman is a licensed attorney in California. She previously worked for a law firm in Las Vegas specializing in evictions and real estate law. She has also worked for the real estate department at The Walt Disney Company and the sourcing and procurement group at Walmart.

Beth received her bachelor's degree in English Linguistics, with a minor in Editing, from Brigham Young University. She then received her law degree from the University of Idaho. Beth currently lives in California.

Articles By Beth Dillman

How to Sublet a Rental Unit
If your lease or rental agreement prohibits sublets (called subleases), be sure to get your landlord’s permission before allowing someone else to move into your rental on a temporary basis.
Tips for Securing Temporary Housing After a Natural Disaster
Homeowners displaced after a disaster such as a fire, flood, or hurricane may find themselves in the market for a rental.
How to Screen and Select Tenants FAQ
Check tenants' credit and avoid legal trouble over discrimination.
Housing Discrimination Complaints: What Landlords Need to Know
Before you place an ad online or advertise a vacancy, it is crucial that you understand fair housing laws and what you can say and do when selecting tenants.
Tenants Defenses to Eviction Notices in Illinois
If you're a tenant facing eviction, learn the grounds to fight your eviction to win the right to stay in your rental unit.
The Eviction Process in Illinois: Rules for Landlords and Property Managers
A landlord can evict a tenant in Illinois for a variety of reasons. Before beginning the eviction lawsuit, though, the landlord must first terminate the tenancy. The landlord typically does this by giving the tenant a written notice, as required by law. If the tenant does not comply with the written
Renting a House or Apartment With Roommates
One cotenant's negative behavior—not paying the rent, for example—can affect everyone's tenancy.
Who's Protected Against Familial Status Discrimination?
Understand federal discrimination laws when it comes to renting to tenants with children.
How to Delay an Eviction in Illinois
In Illinois, you can be evicted for a number of different reasons, including not paying rent or violating the lease. However, there may be a few things you can do to postpone the eviction, or perhaps even stop it altogether. Understanding Your Eviction Notice If your landlord decides to evict you, you
Tenant Defenses to Evictions in Massachusetts
This article examines the most common grounds for eviction in Massachusetts, along with the defenses available to tenants. Grounds for Eviction in Massachusetts The General Laws of Massachusetts set forth all the rules and regulations landlords and tenants must follow when renting property, including