here may be problems that you can resolve without an attorney. The California Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) has a website with excellent information and sources of information. You may want to consult them.
10. Hire an attorney. When all else fails, you may need to hire an attorney. The DCA says that when you are served with an unlawful detainer you should get legal assistance immediately. With short time frames, it is crucial to talk to an attorney as soon as possible.