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I wondered if you could outline your question specifically for me please. Thank you.
Thank you I understand what you mean. So what you will have to do is treat this initially as two separate agreement. However, you will have to check the initial agreements to see if there is any provision in there for them to do this i.e merge the contracts. I think it would be unlikely but still a possibility. If this is not the case then you can view that they have breached on of the contract and potentially make a claim against them for any losses you have incurred as a result of the breach. Prior to doing this, you will want to send them a letter stating if they do not return the car then you will take legal action and also seek costs against them. It may be possible to do this via a small claims action.
You can complete the forms for a small claims action easily online. You will have to highlight what the issues are and tell them how much you are claiming for, to be honest the first are straight forward and self-explanatory. If you feel you can do this yourself then you don’t really need to hire a solicitor but I will provide details for you in case you feel you want to. You will then receive a response to the claim and a court date. On the day (unless they offer a settlement) you will appear at the local court and basically provide your evidence and give you claim to the judge and they will response. The judge will assess the merits of the claim and defence and make a judgement this should be relatively easy for you to prove so the respondent may well offer a settlement in the meantime.
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If the contracts are severable and they are refusing to return the car then they are in breach of contract and you can raise an action. However. you will have to check the agreement to see if they are severable or not. I would think they are which would mean they are in breach.