Washington Eviction Law


Wife Not Named in Eviction

A husband and wife owned a home that was foreclosed. The wife moved out months prior to the foreclosure auction. The purchasers at the foreclosure auction served legal notices on the husband, but did not name the wife in the notices. The foreclosure purchasers served two notices—a “twenty-day” notice to […]


Amending or Waiving Landlord-Tenant Law by Contract

FPA Crescent Associates, LLC (FPA) owns the Crescent Building in Spokane, Washington.  It leased a portion of the building to Pendleton Enterprises LLC (Pendleton).   The lease defined the “lease term” as beginning on the commencement date and ending on the expiration date, unless terminated sooner pursuant to the express […]


Court of Appeals Upholds Eviction of Residential Tenant

After several unsuccessful attempts to personally serve a tenant with a summons and complaint, the landlord got a court order allowing service. The landlord then had a process server post and mail the summons and complaint along with a notice requiring the tenant to either pay rent into the court […]