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Thank you for this - may I ask what would you like to know or what is your question about this today please?
Its about whether to accept the prospective tenant demand that one party should not be on the lease
That is a matter for you. It would seem to make sense to have all parties on the lease as this means you can terminate it against either or both of them if it is breached at any time.
If you terminate and the goods fails to be removed then you can remove, sell or destroy them after 28 days.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Or indeed you could refuse these as tenants.
Does this answer your question today?
What is the legal consequence of one occupant not being on a lease? the wife despite her statement my find circumstances change and reside in the property, what is she legally labelled as?
You can still evict if needed, this is something you certainly can do.
But if the one person is not on the lease you must have a clause saying the leaseholder is responsible for actions of other tenants and those living in the property.
can you suggest the wording to put in the lease?
Something like: "The tenant agrees that they will be responsible for the actions and behaviour of others who may reside or visit the property."
Does that help?
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