The Law of Appropriation

Appropriation can be an important legal principle for landlords as it reflects the apportionment of moneys where more than one debt is owed. In particular it matters if there are rent arrears of a relatively long period and between arrears a renewal tenancy has been...

How to Obtain a Charging Order

When taking a guarantor for a tenancy, it is good advice to ensure the guarantor is a home owner. This way, if the tenant defaults the guarantor can be held liable and ultimately if they are a home owner you can obtain a charging order against land or property they...

Small Claims Procedure – Forms Guidance

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Small Claims ProcedureDefault summons for rent arrears Landlords may issue a default summons to claim rent arrears when it is not appropriate to incorporate the claim in a possession action, or the tenant has left. Can I claim...