Beth Dillman

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.

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Articles By Beth Dillman

How to Delay an Eviction in New York
Here's what you can do to postpone your eviction, or maybe stop it altogether.
The Eviction Process in New York: Rules for Landlords and Property Managers
In New York, a landlord can evict a tenant for any number of reasons. However, before the eviction can occur, the landlord must first terminate the tenancy. This happens when the landlord gives the tenant written notice, as required by state or city law. If the tenant does not comply with the notice,
Dealing with Secondhand Smoke in Your California Home
Are you a California tenant bothered by secondhand smoke in your apartment or condo? Learn your options here.
How Evictions Work: What Renters Need to Know
Landlords can't just lock you out, even if you are behind on rent. They must get a court judgment first.
Disabled Renters' Housing Rights
A disabled person seeking a rental should not face questions by landlords as to whether they have a disability or illness, nor a request to see medical records. After moving in, the landlord may have to provide accommodations, at the landlord's expense, and may have to allow the tenant to make reasonable modifications to the living unit, though not pay for it.
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.
How to Delay an Eviction in Ohio
In Ohio, tenants 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 Eviction Notices in Ohio If your landlord decides to evict you,
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.
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.
Tenant Defenses to Evictions in South Carolina
In South Carolina, a landlord can evict a tenant for a variety of reasons, including not paying rent or violating the lease or rental agreement. However, a tenant may be able to fight the eviction with a valid defense. This article explains the basic eviction process and some common defenses available