In Bognor Regis, West Sussex, the process of evicting a tenant can be complicated and there are steps by Denbigh Franks that you will need to follow to do it legally.
This Denbigh Franks article mainly talks about Assured Shorthold Tenancies, both 'Regular' Tenancies (run on a weekly or monthly basis with no fixed date) and fixed-term tenancies (usually run for a given set amount of time) in West Sussex's Pagham and Sidlesham.
Provide your West Sussex tenants with a section 21 notice if you would like the Pagham premise back after an agreed fixed term comes to an end.
Let them have the Section 8 notice in Bognor Regis, West Sussex, in an instance where they have been broken the tenancy terms.
The notices in Pagham may vary from 2 weeks to 2 months depending on the tenancy agreement's terms.
Except for some exempted situations in Pagham, Highleigh, or Sidlesham, issuance of a notice of eviction will have to take place before two months in Bognor Regis, an example of an exempted situation can be your property being an HMO without any license or a tenant whose stay has been below six months in your owned land.
You can use the Professional Notice Servers service in Bognor Regis, West Sussex to ensure that your tenants in Pagham, Highleigh, or Sidlesham are definitely notified.
In the event that you have provided a Bognor Regis tenant with an eviction notice and still they opt not to vacate the premises in Pagham, Highleigh, or Sidlesham, then you will have to head to the court and apply for a Standard Possession Order.
This costs £325 in West Sussex's Bognor Regis.
You can also request in West Sussex's Bognor Regis, for a Possession Order that is Accelerated if you have no unpaid rent to claim in Pagham, Sidlesham, or Highleigh, and this attracts a fee of £355 and is faster since there won't be any court hearing.
You'll need to fill a form at Bognor Regis, West Sussex's County Court.
A copy will be sent to the tenants in Pagham, Sidlesham, or Highleigh through the West Sussex County Court of your area, which they have 14 days to reply.
This time can be extended only by the County Judge in Bognor Regis in the event that the tenant is having serious difficulties.
After taking all the above-mentioned steps, the tenants in Sidlesham, Pagham, or Highleigh, maintain they will not leave then you have one remaining option left: Applying for a Possession Warrant in West Sussex.
For £121, the tenant in Sidlesham, Highleigh, or Pagham can be evicted by the bailiffs from Denbigh Franks.
It is important to point out that you may want to facilitate the process by asking for a transfer of the warrant from the West Sussex County Court to the High Court, and a Denbigh Franks High Court Enforcement Officer can conduct the eviction.
You can only achieve this if you are requesting for more than £600 in Bognor Regis and this includes costs from the West Sussex court.
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