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Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am a qualified lawyer happy to help you today. You will need their full names and addresses in order to pursue a small claim. Do you have those or would you need them to be traced?
Thanks, ***** ***** need their address so that the court can serve them details of the claim.
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It's easy to prove a civil case as you just need to show they "likely" owe you - the burden of proof is only 51%....
Once you have the addresses, send them a letter before action (template attached). Give them 14 days to pay - if they do not then start the claim at the http://www.moneyclaim.gov.uk site.
The court issue fee is £60 for your £1,000 claim (it is added to the claim sum and you can also include the tracing fee if you have to trace the defendants).
It's OK, you can still pursue them even if there is nothing written.
That's OK, like I say you don't have to have something written down to win a claim. It helps but it's not fatal to a small claim.
Yes it would - your word against theirs. All you need to show is that you paid the house related fees and the other tenants were jointly liable for them.
Yes and also you can come back to this site for further help - these claims are easy to do and you wouldn't need to instruct a lawyer.
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I would send them a formal letter before action to threaten court action in 14 days unless they pay. You can email it to them and include your bank details for payment.