A complex procedure needs to be followed in Darlington, Durham in order to expel a tenant if you want to make it legal, so it is imperative you follow these Denbigh Franks steps.
This Denbigh Franks guide covers Periodic and Fixed-Term Tenancies in Darlington that are Assured Shorthold Tenancies, so in the former, we cover tenancies that are run on a weekly or monthly basis while the latter covers tenancies for a specific period in Newton Aycliffe and Darlington.
A Section 21 Notice is served in Durham to inform the occupant in Newton Aycliffe that you are seeking to regain property possession at the fixed-term tenancy's end or during 'periodic' tenancy with no fixed end date.
In case they've broken the terms and conditions of tenancy agreement in Durham's Darlington, you can simply send them a Section 8 notice.
Depending on the tenancy agreement terms in Darlington, notices can be issued from two weeks to two months.
Generally, the landlords in Durham are required to send a notice of at least 2 months, although there are some anomalies in Darlington, such as, if the tenant in Newton Aycliffe has not resided in the property for at least 6 months, or if the property in Bishop Auckland is an unlicensed HMO.
You can use a Durham professional notice server service in Darlington to ensure your tenants receive the notice on time in Bishop Auckland, Darlington, or Newton Aycliffe.
If your tenants in Newton Aycliffe, Bishop Auckland, or Darlington do not move out of the property even after they have been served the notice, the next thing to do would be to submit an application in Darlington for a Standard Possession Order in the court.
This order in Darlington, Durham, will cost you £325.
In Darlington, Durham, in case you're not claiming any unpaid rent in Newton Aycliffe, Darlington, or Bishop Auckland, you can simply go for an Accelerated Possession Order that costs around £355 which will be resolved quickly because there is no court hearing involved.
You will have to apply a request to the County Court of Darlington, Durham.
The court in Durham sends a copy of the application to the Bishop Auckland, Darlington, or Newton Aycliffe tenant who is allowed to reply or lodge an objection within 14 days.
In situations where the tenant in Darlington is facing any kind of challenges, the judge may decide to extend this timeframe.
If the occupants in Darlington, Bishop Auckland, or Newton Aycliffe still feel reluctant to move out after you've followed the procedures above, there is one last option: Sending an application to the Durham court of law for a Warrant for Possession.
In this scenario, Enforcement agents from Denbigh Franks can go ahead and oust the occupants from your property in Darlington, Bishop Auckland, or Newton Aycliffe, which attracts a fee of £121.
Separately, it is worth noting that to expedite the procedure, you can ask to transfer the case from the Durham district court to the High Court, and a law enforcement officer of the High Court from Denbigh Franks will conduct an eviction.
But you can only be able to do this if you are having the claim of more than £600 including court costs in Darlington, Durham.
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