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Have you issued possession proceedings please?
No i haven't how do i go about it
You need to write and ask them to formally leave if you may not already done this.
Then you need to issue a claim for possession
You may be able to do this online at: https://www.possessionclaim.gov.uk/pcol/
Or you can complete form N5 http://hmctsformfinder.justice.gov.uk/courtfinder/forms/n005-eng.pdf
And submit it to your local County Court.
The Court will then list the matter for hearing and decide whether to give possession
If the Court gives possession and the occupier does not leave then you can instruct bailiffs to evict them
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
i did write them a letter in january which was more on infortnes giving them additional seven days which they have ignored.can i add in the letter they i would want to claim costs against them? would the court be more favourable to thm at the fact that the woman is heavily pregnant and about to deliver. what would be the time scale from the start of proceedings?
Yes you can certainly claim costs.
Generally if you gave notice in JAnuary then you could just start the claim now.
It takes 4 weeks to get the matter listed and heard.
Can I clarify anything else?
What would be the time scale if judgement is made for me . In the letter to them do i give them a number of days by which they must leave or do i say to vacate immediately
If not defended about 2 weeks. If it was defended about 4-6 months.
You have written in January then I would just issue proceedings.
But usually the Court would list it and give possession in 4 weeks.
Does that help?
i've been also informed that they have moved a woman into the property will i need them to give me her name.
No - you can put the name of who you know and also 'persons unknown'
That is acceptable
i am able to represent my self in this matter in court or do i need to have a solicitor present.
Yes you can represent yourself. It is a straight forward matter
Thanks for your advice i feel alot happier about going forward as this has been a nightmare up to now
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i think thats it for now thanks
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