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Ash
Ash, Solicitor
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Hello , I am in year 6 of a 10 year lease inside landlord &

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Hello , I am in year 6 of a 10 year lease inside landlord & tenant act , my landlord is claiming that I have arrears of £9000 on yearly rent of £16000 , I have shown his solicitor a schedule of payments that I have paid the landlord upto date & have no arrears from day one, both my landlord& his solicitor have taken no notice of me & the solicitor has written to notifying that the bailiffs are coming this Monday to change the locks & evict me, I am seriously scared & panicking as I have not £1 arrears , what can I do please .
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Alex Watts : Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this
Alex Watts : Are you able to trace payments, ie cheque or bank transfer please?
Customer: Yes I have all bank reiciepts
Alex Watts :

Ok -you need to apply to the Court tomorrow for an injunction preventing possession.

Alex Watts :

You need to complete form N1

Alex Watts :

http://hmctsformfinder.justice.gov.uk/courtfinder/forms/n001-eng.pdf

Alex Watts :

And N16a]

Alex Watts :

http://hmctsformfinder.justice.gov.uk/courtfinder/forms/n016a-eng.pdf

Alex Watts :

Ask the Court for an emergency injunction.

Alex Watts :

The court will then list the matter and decide whether to grant it.

Alex Watts :

If the injunction is granted and is breached then the neighbour will be in contempt of Court and could be fined, warned or sent to prison.

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?

Customer:

what will happen after my injunction is grated in my favour against my landlord ? and how long will it take ? thank you

Customer:

also can i apply for the injunction on line & what will happen in the interim period untill injunctiion is granted ? thank you again

Alex Watts :

The injunction can be made tomorrow.

Alex Watts :

That will be an interim injunction

Alex Watts :

Then the matter will be set down for a final hearing where the Defendant (Landlord) can have an opportunity to contest

Alex Watts :

Does that help?

Customer:

yes thank you very much

Alex Watts :

Can I help with anything else?

Customer:

no thank you very much its been great

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