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Just until the house stays or they find somewhere more permanent
Thanks. Has this been agreed or is there a problem? I don't know if it is a problem or you are anticipating.
Are you also in the house?
I need full background please
She pays no rent and therefore there is no tenancy agreement.
You are entitled to give her reasonable notice to leave (one weekwould be reasonable in the circumstances) and after one week simply lock herout along with all her belongings.
Expect a letter from the solicitor saying that this is an illegaleviction but then again he would say that. At this stage, she is no more than aguest in your house and from the facts you have given, she has no right to staythere once you have given her notice and the notice has expired.
There is no onus on you whatsoever to repair problems that she hascaused or one of her scummy friends has caused and there is no onus on you toput it through your insurance company.
She is liable for the damage and if she wants to sue the scummyfriend, that is her problem.
To be honest, if this is malicious damage that happened during adisagreement, it is criminal damage and it is a police matter and the policeshould be treating it as such although usually, (or rather, often) they takethe line of least resistance and simply say that it is a civil matter. Whilst itmay be a civil matter, from these facts, it is criminal damage.
I would want the money from her (or from him, it doesn't matterwho pays) for the cost of the repair
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