Landlord Education

Speaking Topics

Anne-Michelle frequently speaks to landlord associations, realtor groups, and property management companies regarding the following topics:

What the Eviction Moratorium Means to Landlords

Evictions During the Eviction Moratorium

The COVID Tenant Relief Act of 2020

An Eviction Moratorium Action Plan

5 Days to Your Dream Tenant

My 3 Secrets to 3x Your Rental Income

Understanding the Eviction Process

How to Properly Prepare and Serve Notices

Evictions: The Process and Problems after Foreclosure

How to Serve Notices & Evict Under the Tenant Protection Ordinance (TPO)

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Realtors Make Before Starting an Eviction

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Property Managers Make Before Starting an Eviction

Courses and Workshops

Flagship Eviction Course

Flagship Course: The 10-Step Eviction Process

Discover the general steps involved in navigating an eviction through our 10-step free course. From serving initial notices to obtaining a money judgment, this resource offers a high-level overview of the eviction process. Whether you’re an experienced landlord or new to property management, this course provides essential knowledge to help you understand the eviction process from start to finish. Join us today to learn the basic steps. Please note that this course is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice.

Stop the Con (Artist) Workshop

Join our highly anticipated three-day workshop, “Stop the Con,” which covers essential topics for self-managing property owners in California. This live workshop delves into crucial aspects such as understanding evolving landlord laws, implementing a comprehensive C-O-D-E process, and crafting effective warning notices. Gain essential knowledge in navigating the gap between owning investment property and adhering to strict legal regulations. With sessions offered once a quarter, join our waitlist now to secure your spot and elevate your property management skills.


Coming Soon

Be on the lookout, our podcast is launching later this year. Sign up for the waitlist below!

Small Claims Court for COVID Rental Debt eCourse

Explore our highly sought-after, self-paced course meticulously crafted to guide you through every step of initiating a lawsuit in Small Claims Court for COVID-related rental debt. Learn to prepare the necessary letters and forms, serve the lawsuit in accordance with California regulations, gather vital evidence, represent yourself effectively in court proceedings, navigate the legal intricacies, and ultimately secure a judgment. Notably, for COVID-related rental debt, you have the unique opportunity to demand an unlimited amount, rather than being constrained by the standard Small Claims Court limit of $12,500 per case. Act swiftly to claim every penny owed to you for rent due between March 1, 2020, and September 30, 2021, before the law changes in February 2025. Enroll in this self-paced course to empower yourself with the knowledge and skills essential for achieving a successful pursuit of monetary compensation.

More About Anne-Michelle

Anne-Michelle Frances, a native of San Jose, California, boasts over 18 years of expertise in eviction lawsuits. As a Senior Paralegal to Attorneys Daniel T. Paris, Ann Harding Battin, and Martin N. Lettunich, A Licensed Real Estate Agent, CAA-Certified Property Manager, and the Legal Document Assistant/Business Owner of Blueprint Evictions, Anne-Michelle possesses a deep understanding of the eviction process from inception to resolution. She adeptly handles a myriad of tasks, including preparing and serving notices, drafting Unlawful Detainer lawsuits, facilitating trial preparation, securing defaults, obtaining money judgments, and liaising with the Sheriff Department to execute Writs of Possession.

Anne-Michelle’s dedication to professional development and community engagement is evident through her involvement in organizations such as the National Association for Residential Property Managers (NARPM), where she served as the Public Relations & Events Chair. Her outstanding contributions earned her the prestigious Affiliate of the Year award from the NARPM Santa Clara County Chapter for two consecutive years. Furthermore, Anne-Michelle hosts the highly regarded private Facebook Group for Landlords, “Handling Problem Tenants Like A Boss,” where she provides invaluable insights in response to client FAQ’s during her weekly live sessions.

Anne-Michelle’s commitment to staying abreast of evolving legal landscapes ensures that she delivers the most effective and efficient service to her clients. Her expertise is particularly invaluable to self-managing landlords and property management companies seeking to enforce their rights of possession. Anne-Michelle excels in navigating complex matters, including the California Statewide Eviction Moratorium, the California COVID Tenant Protection Act of 2020 (AB 3088, SB 91), California’s Tenant Protection Act of 2019 (AB 1482), and various local ordinances such as the City of San Jose’s Tenant Protection Ordinance (TPO) and Apartment Rent Ordinance (ARO). Additionally, she is well-versed in commercial and residential tenancies, foreclosures, and government-subsidized housing programs such as Section 8, Abode, and the Veterans Administration (VA).

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