Housing Problems and Disputes

Making decisions for someone else: LPA or Deputyship?

Making decisions for someone else: LPA or Deputyship?

Making decisions for someone else Have you ever thought about what might happen if you were no longer able to make decisions about your own finances or your personal welfare? Or are you concerned about a loved one’s capacity to make decisions for themselves? You might...

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Right to rent guide for landlords

Right to rent guide for landlords

What is the right to rent? As a landlord, you are legally required to check the immigration status of all tenants, lodgers and any other adults who will be living in your property to make sure they have a right to rent residential property in England. The right to...

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How to be a responsible landlord

How to be a responsible landlord

Do you understand your responsibilities as a landlord? Your responsibilities as a landlord are not only a legal obligation but also make sound business sense. Ensuring the right paperwork is in place, dealing promptly with repairs and having clear communication with...

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Meet the Team: Bernadette Chelvanayagam

Meet the Team: Bernadette Chelvanayagam

“We are providing a legal service, but still need to maintain compassion and empathy whilst maintaining clear professional boundaries” Telephone: 01392 286777 Email: bernadette.chelvanayagam@cartridgeslaw.co.uk Name: Bernadette Chelvanayagam Job title: Paralegal How...

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Eviction ban extended until 31 May 2021

Eviction ban extended until 31 May 2021

UPDATE - 11 MARCH 2021 Yesterday, the Government announced an extension to support for residential tenants. The ban on bailiff-enforced evictions, and the requirement for landlords to provide 6-month notice periods to tenants before they evict them, will be extended...

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Your FAQs Answered: Property Ownership Disputes

Your FAQs Answered: Property Ownership Disputes

We answer some of the most common questions about property ownership and jointly owned property disputes. My partner and I bought our home jointly. We were never married but have now separated. How much of the property do I own? The beneficial interest in the property...

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The end of the eviction stay, what happens next?

The end of the eviction stay, what happens next?

At the start of lockdown, the Housing Secretary promised that no one would lose their home as a result of coronavirus. Unfortunately, with the Government’s moratorium on evictions ending this weekend, we face the reality that this may well be the case for thousands of...

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All of your Covid-19 Housing questions answered!

All of your Covid-19 Housing questions answered!

If you have any questions for the housing team or want some advice on housing issues, contact us today on 01392 256854 or by email enquiries@cartridgeslaw.co.uk. Eviction Can my landlord evict me because of coronavirus? An eviction is illegal if your landlord has not...

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