We had our attorney send in a formal threat letter to the city, outlining how they broke the law and why we will win.
We submitted a lawyer to Sausalito outlining just how likely we are to win if we go to court. This gives them an opportunity to rescind the denial and make amends before the gloves come off.
This is the beginning of the lawsuit. It’s a letter from the petitioners, in this case Sonja Trauss & the SF Bay Area Renters Federation, to a superior court judge saying that the respondent, in this case the City of Lafayette, has broken state law and asking the judge to undo what the city has done.