The tenancy was signed by my Daughter, Laura Bartholomew and her Partner Phillip Dover.
Nothing was signed in connection with the loans I gave them - I did it in good faith.
Monies were paid into her account but he had access to this account.
No repayments have been made and he never acknowledged or thanked me for helping them out.
As far as I am concerned it is 50% as the monies were for both of them living together.
£7000 in total - his share £3500
You need to write and set out your losses and request a payment within 14 days or say you will go to Court within 14 days. You should make sure you send this signed delivery and keep a copy.
If they do not pay you then you can issue proceedings in the County Court. You can either do this online at: www.moneyclaim.gov.uk or by completing form N1 http://hmctsformfinder.justice.gov.uk/courtfinder/forms/n001-eng.pdf and take it to your local County Court.
The Court will then issue a claim which a copy will be sent to the Defendant who will have a limited time to defend it, if not you can enter Judgment and enforce.
If the matter is defended it will be set down for a trial. If the claim is for £10,000 or less it will be a small claim and you will not need representation.
Your a daughter needs to do the same procedure in order to claim half the rent.
So you issue proceedings for your debt and your daughter does
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Sorry, only read your response late tonight - do I understand you correctly that my Daughter can go through the small claims court procedure for his half of the rent ? Not clear on how many months she would need to claim ? There are currently 10 months to go before the end of the tenancy agreement and my Daughter will have to move out soon as she cannot afford to live in the bungalow without his contribution and could not wait for the court settlement.
Yes thank you.