We offer fixed fee service for possession claims; the majority of possession claims are straightforward and an order for possession is granted by the court. To make things go smoothly, we will advise whether any mandatory ground(s) can be relied on to prevent the court having discretion thus being obliged to award a possession order. In some cases which may become defended, the court may give directions where the defence and or counterclaim must be determined before the court can consider granting a possession order. There are general and procedure specific court rules to follow (Civil Procedure Rules) and it is therefore entirely beneficial and important to use an expert. It is widely known that many possession claims fail due to invalid notices being relied on or court rules not having been adhered to.
Our fixed fees for possession claims includes the preparation of your claim, an advocate regulated by the SRA to represent you, the Court fee and VAT. However, in certain cases where a tenant raises a defence for instance the Court may adjourn matter and list the case for another hearing in which case the claim is no longer subject to our fixed fee service.
To minimise the probability of a defence or at least a valid defence, we offer a risk assessment service for an additional fee before Court action, this service allows us to provide you with information relating to your principal obligations as a landlord to essentially find if there are any obligations not met or any other compelling reason which may give rise to a defence or counterclaim on the tenant’s part. Without the risk assessment service, your matter still undergoes comprehensive checks before progressing further to ensure your claim for possession has merit and prospect of success.
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Why are you different to other firms?
We aren’t just an eviction company, we specialise in property law and our impartial advice can prove the same beyond doubt. We lead the way with evictions Nationally because of our knowledge and success in helping landlords and agents.
Can I evict the tenant if I lost my agreement?
Yes you can still evict your tenant in the absence of a written tenancy agreement, we will assess the arrangements between the parties to determine the type of tenancy in order to serve the correct notice, the tenancy will likely be the default tenancy agreement which is an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement.
I live abroad, can you still handle my case?
Yes, we deal with many overseas landlords and gain possession of their property in their absence and keep them up to date through the process. We can even secure the property after the eviction.
How can you guarantee an eviction?
Our expertise and knowledge in property law allows us to guarantee landlords and agents eviction. In most cases it is a matter of legal compliance and accuracy which determines if we can guarantee if eviction. Where legal compliance has been an issue for the landlord we will advise and assist comply with relevant legislation to enable a successful eviction.