THE LAW IS ON YOUR SIDE It is illegal for a landlord to evict someone for letting their children play outside

” If you need an attorney who fights for the rights of your children, then Craig is who you need by your side. He ensures that you get that peace of mind, and that your family isn’t fighting alone. I couldn’t imagine where I would be without his support.” – Danielle, Santa Cruz, CA

The LAW OFFICES OF CRAIG P. FAGAN is a California law firm that represents victims of Housing Discrimination and Discrimination against Families with Children throughout the State of California.

We proudly serve all of California, including San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange County, Bakersfield, Fresno, Riverside, San  Bernardino, San Francisco, San Jose, Sacramento, Oakland, and Redding. Contact us at 1-800-572-8365

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Understanding Children’s rights in apartment complexes

Your apartment is your home. You are supposed to have peace in your home. There’s nothing more disturbing to a parent than to be bullied by a landlord who does not let children play outside. This epidemic has become all-too common. Landlords have come up with the most unfair reasons to refuse to let children play outside. Children are told that they make too much noise and annoy other tenants. Or, they are told that it’s too dangerous to play outside, as someone might trip and fall or get hurt with a toy. On other occasions, landlords simply inform children that they must go to a park if they wish to play. The situation can be suffocating for families. To make matters worse, you are threatened with eviction if you disobey these ridiculous rules. It seems hopeless.

So what can you do? Are you stuck because you signed a lease? Don’t lose hope. Your children have the legal right to play outside every single day and the landlord cannot stop you, even if you signed a lease that says they cannot play. A landlord cannot take these rights away by having you sign a lease that tries to do so. Fair housing laws guarantee children the right to play, laugh, run, and make noise while playing outside. This is true even if other tenants complain about noise. The law requires communities to live with the noises that come with having children around.

You don’t have to live in fear. You don’t have to worry about being tossed out on the streets because your kids made noise while playing. The law is on your side. You cannot be evicted for having let your children play or because your children made noise. Our goal is to bring you peace, to stop the discrimination against your family, and to make sure that the rules at your complex are changed so that children will be allowed to play without fear of being evicted.

This may sound good, but at what cost? Won’t your landlord evict you for complaining to a lawyer?

We can assist you immediately. Your children can be playing outside tomorrow and your landlord won’t be able to retaliate against you for it. If he tries, we’ll be there to protect you. You won’t be evicted for letting your children play outside. We won’t leave you alone.

If you hire us, we only get paid if you get paid. We’ll pay all costs during the case. If you recover some money later, we’ll get paid. If there is no recovery, you won’t owe us a cent. You read that right: if there’s no recovery, then you owe us nothing. We are extremely experienced in this area of law and feel comfortable putting up all costs on your case if we believe that your case has merit.

Read our “Testimonials” pages. These are testimonies of actual clients. They all agree that contacting us was the best decision to make during similarly difficult times. Your children have suffered long enough. You have suffered enough. Today is the day for that to change. We can help you. You may call us at 1-800-572-8365 or e-mail us with any questions.

We represent clients throughout California, including San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Sacramento, Redding, Orange County, Anaheim, Irvine, Santa Ana, Riverside, Fontana, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara, Stockton, Modesto, Victorville, Fresno, and Bakersfield. We also occasionally take cases out of state. The law listed on this website is federal law and applies in all fifty states.

“My husband and I live in a condo with our 3 children. A 3-year-old, an almost 2-year-old, and a 2-week-old. The woman in the unit below us started complaining about the noise our kids where making. It wasn’t anything excessive, just every day living with small children. The woman even came to our front door and embarked on a verbal tirade and started cursing in front of my children. I closed the door in the middle of her upheaval. I reported it to the management office and THEY SIDED WITH HER!! The manager was threatening to evict us… I contacted Craig Fagan. That was the BEST decision!! With his help the situation was resolved the very next day. The other tenant was sent a letter not to contact us again and the manager has been told not to contact us either! Craig Fagan’s help was invaluable!!! I’ll definitely be referring him to friends and family!”

Jennifer, San Diego, CA

San Diego Office

8030 La Mesa Blvd, #94
La Mesa, CA 91942
Telephone (800) 572-8365
Fax (619) 528-9675

Los Angeles Office

644 N. Fuller, #134,
Los Angeles, CA  90036
Telephone (800) 572-8365
Fax (619) 528-9675

San Francisco Office

1592 Union St, Suite #400,
San Francisco, CA 94123
Telephone (800) 572-8365
Fax (619) 528-9675

*Any person making an inquiry to the Law Offices of Craig P. Fagan through this website is advised that no attorney-client relationship will be formed with the Law Offices of Craig P. Fagan absent a written agreement that is signed by the lawyer and the client and that defines the scope of the representation. You are also advised that representation on a matter outside of California cannot be confirmed unless an application to practice law pro hac vice is first issued by another state. Serving San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside, San Bernardino, Bakersfield, and Fresno, CA