Sometimes in Kent, it can be really difficult to evict a tenant and you're supposed to follow a legal process to get this done in Maidstone, hence, Denbigh Franks have compiled a list of steps you can follow when evicting a tenant in UK.
Denbigh Franks's guide regards Kent Assured Shorthold Tenancies that can be periodic in Maidstone (after the regular interval with no fixed date) or fixed-term tenancies in Coxheath (run for a set amount of time).
Provide the tenant in Maidstone with a Section 21 notice once the fixed term has come to an end to gain back your property in Maidstone.
You should issue the tenant in Maidstone, Kent with a notice of Section 8 if he/she has already gone against the tenancy terms.
The legal eviction notice is between 2 weeks to 2 months depending on tenancy agreement terms in Ditton.
Nevertheless, in Kent's Maidstone, you will need to issue an eviction notice two months before but some situations in Maidstone, Ditton or Coxheath are exempted, for example, in case your property is an HMO and does not have a license or if a tenant has been living in your property for less than six months.
To ensure that the Kent's Maidstone tenants receive eviction notices with ease, you can go for a Professional Notice Servers service in Maidstone, Ditton, or Coxheath.
If the tenants, after receiving notice in Ditton, Coxheath, or Maidstone, still don't move out then you will have to approach the court of Maidstone and apply for a Standard Possession Order.
In Maidstone, Kent, £325 is the cost.
You can also request in Kent's Maidstone, for a Possession Order that is Accelerated if you have no unpaid rent to claim in Maidstone, Coxheath, or Ditton, and this attracts a fee of £355 and is faster since there won't be any court hearing.
At the County Court of Maidstone, Kent, you will need to fill in a form.
As a result, the court in Kent sends a copy to the tenants in Ditton, Maidstone, or Coxheath on your behalf and the tenants need to respond to this notice within 14 days.
The judge has the right to extend this period if the Maidstone tenant is going through some serious problems.
You can apply in Kent for a Warrant for Possession against a tenant in Coxheath, Ditton or Maidstone that doesn't leave your property after taking the necessary steps to evict them.
In this scenario, the tenants in Maidstone, Coxheath, or Ditton, can be evacuated from your property by the bailiffs of Denbigh Franks, you would have to pay £121 for this.
If you still need to speed up the process ask the transfer of the case from the County Court of Kent to the High Court, and the High court enforcement officer of Denbigh Franks will ensure the eviction.
This is predominant in Maidstone, Kent, when your claims are more than £600 after removing the court costs.
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