She pays no rent and therefore there is no tenancy agreement.
You are entitled to give her reasonable notice to leave (one week
would be reasonable in the circumstances) and after one week simply lock her
out along with all her belongings.
Expect a letter from the solicitor saying that this is an illegal
eviction but then again he would say that. At this stage, she is no more than a
guest in your house and from the facts you have given, she has no right to stay
there once you have given her notice and the notice has expired.
There is no onus on you whatsoever to repair problems that she has
caused or one of her scummy friends has caused and there is no onus on you to
put it through your insurance company.
She is liable for the damage and if she wants to sue the scummy
friend, that is her problem.
To be honest, if this is malicious damage that happened during a
disagreement, it is criminal damage and it is a police matter and the police
should be treating it as such although usually, (or rather, often) they take
the line of least resistance and simply say that it is a civil matter. Whilst it
may be a civil matter, from these facts, it is criminal damage.
I would want the money from her (or from him, it doesn't matter
who pays) for the cost of the repair
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