Hello, welcome to the website. My name isXXXXX can assist you with this.
Did you agree to leave the car with her as a form of security until the rent etc. was paid off?
No as it belongs to my wife
I see, and the agreement with the landlord was only between you and the landlady?
Yes the agreement was only between myself and the landlord
Was the rental of the property itself between you and the landlady only?
Yes it was
Okay, then it sounds like there is no right to retain the car as a lien towards the rent owed. Ultimately, this can only happen over property of the person that owes money, i.e. you.
Ok how would i approach the landlady over this
Get your wife to send her a letter insisting she be allowed her vehicle back. If she refuses, then I would contact the police first (although they might be little help), and then if necessary, she would issue proceedings in the county court seeking delivery up of her vehicle.
She would have to complete an N1 Claim Form to do this from her local county court. Or she could download one here: http://justclaim.co.uk/court-forms/N1-claim-form.html
Thank you very much for the advice
You're more than welcome. Is there anything else you would like me to address for you?
No that all for now thanks again
Can I just ask whether you're happy with the service this afternoon?
Very happy happy thank you
Thank you - have a great weekend.