Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
Are you both named on the agreement please?
Yes we are. But as my partner is refusing to contribute to any of the rent (or service costs), I am having to pay it all.
Either of you can end the agreement. This will bring the agreement and the liability of one party to an end.
If the party that wishes to stay wants to, they can secure another rental agreement from the Landlord.
This then releases the other party that does not want to stay
So yes it can be ended and a new agreement entered into.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Okay that's what I would have thought, but the letting agents have said that if I give the required one month's notice and then leave the property, until my partner writes to confirm that she wants to terminate her part and confirm she will also leave the property, then we are still both liable for paying the rent! If I understand you correctly, then this is not the case and I can leave without any further obligation to pay the rent etc. and I will not be at risk of any court / lagal action etc.
Thanks & Regards
Either party can terminate the tenancy.
Does that help?
Yes many thanks Alex.