Can a judge dismiss an eviction filed by a landlord based on the fact that he is not the property owner or an attorney?

Question Details:

I am the landlord/manager of these rental properties and I had filed an unlawful detainer on a tenant that has failed to pay rent the last 3 months. When I went to court on the set date I brought with me my signed contract of my status as landlord, plus the property owner was with me in court and the judge still dismissed the case stating I had no right to be there let alone to talk to him in open court. I am not sure as to why the judge wouldn't hear me or the owner which has now caused us to have to refile in the owners name, which now have to pay all over again.

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