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I will attempt to serve a section 21 and 8 notices but since

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I will attempt to serve a section 21 and 8 notices but since the tenant has already left the property, and it will be hard to see her in person unless she breaks back in, can i serve the notices using recorded delivery to the last known address for her - which is included in the contract.



This is quite difficult.


Do you actually know she is now living at the other address listed in the contract?


Customer: replied 5 years ago.
No i don't know for sure. But i think it is her grandmother's address.

It's possible the Court might accept that, but really personal service would probably be the ideal option. Preferably by a third party (eg process server would do it for a small fee £80 or thereabouts, sometimes judges doubt landlords who claim personal service for obvious reasons.


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