Illegal eviction compensation
Understanding illegal eviction
If you have been the victim of illegal eviction you may be entitled to compensation.
Our team have worked tirelessly on similar cases, to ensure that our clients are awarded the illegal eviction compensation they deserve. We can do the same for you.
Learn more about your rights as a tenant
It is important that you understand your rights as a tenant. If you suspect your landlord has illegally evicted you from their property, it helps to know what your options are.
Your landlord can ask you to leave their property, but it is a criminal offence if they don’t follow the correct legal steps.
The law is different for landlords with tenants and landlords with lodgers. A lodger is someone who rents space to live in the same property the landlord lives in.
If you’re a tenant, technically, your landlord is not allowed to evict you themselves. Only court bailiffs with a legal warrant can legally evict you. Your landlord may have received the court order for you to leave, but a bailiff has to carry it out.
When eviction is classed as illegal
It is essential that before any bailiffs arrive, your landlord has:
- Given you notice to leave,
- Gone to court to get a possession order, and
- Applied to a court for a bailiff to evict you
If they haven’t followed any one of these steps, or have simply forced you to leave, your eviction was illegal and we can help you claim compensation.
The law exists to offer you prevention from evictions that aren’t fair. You may seek help before or after the eviction happens, but the law is the law.
If your social or council landlord doesn’t follow the law then we can help you make a claim against them. We will do our best to help you get justice.
There are a number of things your landlord could do to illegally evict you. If your landlord has taken any of these actions you were almost certainly evicted illegally:
- Physically thrown you and your possessions out
- Forced you from the property by harassing or threatening you
- Physically prevented you from getting into certain areas of the rented property
- Changed the locks while you are out of the property
We know experiencing any of these actions is awful and traumatic for you and anyone you live with. That’s why we want to help you get compensated so that you can move forward with your life and put this awful experience behind you.
Expert assistance with illegal eviction compensation
Illegal eviction is devastating in the short-term, but can have seriously damaging consequences long-term. No one should suffer the consequences of an illegal eviction but if it has happened to you, we want to help you get the compensation you deserve.
Hopefully that compensation will help cover the initial trauma of being evicted, and make it easier to rebuild your life in a new home as well.
You may be wary about taking legal action by making a claim against you landlord, especially if you have already had to deal with their aggressive behaviour.
We aim to take all of the stress out of your legal proceedings, guiding you through each step from claim to compensation.
We know legal jargon can be a bit overwhelming, so we’ll keep things simple and clear. We’ll also make sure you are always kept updated.
We know that being evicted illegally is traumatic, which is why we want to help you move forward so that you can look forward to the future again.
Our commitment to you
Our solicitors are dedicated, experienced, and driven to get you the illegal eviction compensation that you deserve.
Our top priority is making you feel safe after experiencing an illegal eviction. We know that you’re probably shaken up, so we want to help you through this and get you the compensation you deserve after being treated so badly.
To find out if you could receive illegal eviction compensation, and to learn more about how we can help, get in touch with our team today.
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