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Hello my name is Ross and I can help
What is it you are asking exactly, are you asking if you are liable for the payments or if you can pursue the father for the sums payable etc?
Thank you for the information. So, if you are guarantor then you are legally liable for any sums which have not been paid by the tenant. However, you will have to establish who is at fault for the non-payment. If it is your granddaughter, then sadly, she has not done her part and the costs have fallen to you as a result of you being guarantor (at least for the time you were as I understand you are now not). However, if it is due to the father not paying his sums, then you will need to make a legal application against him. In law you should not suffer financially as a result of his negligence (failure to pay) and therefore you could raise an actions against him for any losses you have incurred. Sadly, these are the risks of being a guarantor.
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