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We live in 1 half of a semi-detached pair. The owner of the

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We live in 1 half of a semi-detached pair. The owner of the other half went into a home some 4 years ago, the property is falling apart.
The solicitor representing her interests has done nothing about essential repairs, or anything else.
We understand that, at the start of the year, Powers of Attorney and other legals were completed and that the property would be sold.
The solicitor has not responded to m y latest enquiries as to status, in fact his last letter back was 'go away I will not communicate with you again'
There are blown down fences causing problems but more importantly the property seems to be subsiding, which is obviously a concern.
How to progress?
Formal complaint, but to who?
Thanks
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
Hello,

You may complain to the local authority especially if there are environmental health issues but other than that, there is not much that you can do other than to secure your own fences and property.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thanks, ***** *****


What about damage to mine when the other half of the semi falls down (or nearly falls down, history of subsidence in the area)


 


 

Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
Then you would need to make a claim against the owner of the property or against your insurance if you are covered.

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