In Somerset, Somerset, 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 post from Denbigh Franks is concerned with Somerset's Assured Shorthold Tenancies which include fixed term tenancies (they run for a certain period of time) in Taunton and periodic tenancies (run monthly or weekly without fixed end date) in Yeovil.
The first and foremost step in Somerset is to send Section 21 notice after the fixed term in Yeovil is over.
On the other hand, if the tenant in Somerset's Somerset has breached the terms of the tenancy, serve them a Section 8 notice.
Depending on the terms of the agreement in Bridgwater, the notice may vary from just two weeks to two months.
The eviction notice in Somerset is given two (2) months prior to the eviction in Somerset, except in cases where the Bridgwater tenant violated or broke the terms of the tenancy, such as when the property in Taunton in question is an HMO without a license or when the Yeovil tenant has been in the property for under six (6) months.
You can use the Professional Notice Servers service in Somerset, Somerset to ensure that your tenants in Taunton, Yeovil, or Bridgwater are definitely notified.
If the tenants in Yeovil, Bridgwater, or Taunton, do not move out despite issuance of a notice of eviction, you will have to ask for a Standard Possession Order from the Somerset court.
Filing this order costs £325 in Somerset, Somerset.
If you are not having any claim in Somerset, Somerset, for unpaid rent, then you can also apply for an Accelerated Possession Order in Bridgwater, Taunton, or Yeovil, it is faster as there is no court hearing and it costs £355.
You are required to complete a form at the County Court in Somerset, Somerset.
As a result, the court in Somerset sends a copy to the tenants in Yeovil, Taunton, or Bridgwater on your behalf and the tenants need to respond to this notice within 14 days.
This time can be extended only by the County Judge in Somerset in the event that the tenant is having serious difficulties.
If the occupants in Taunton, Bridgwater, or Yeovil still feel reluctant to move out after you've followed the procedures above, there is one last option: Sending an application to the Somerset court of law for a Warrant for Possession.
For £121, the tenant in Bridgwater, Yeovil, or Taunton can be evicted by the bailiffs from Denbigh Franks.
Separately, it is worth noting that to expedite the procedure, you can ask to transfer the case from the Somerset district court to the High Court, and a law enforcement officer of the High Court from Denbigh Franks will conduct an eviction.
This service can only be accomplished if you are claiming over £600 involving court expenses in Somerset, Somerset.
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