Court action and complaints
The structure of the courts and legal proceedings, what steps need to be taken before pursuing court action, legal aid, and the issues around costs and fees.
Complaints about letting agents, social housing providers, local authorities and adult social care providers.
Necessary steps under the pre-action protocols before taking action, and factors to consider before going to court.
Some money claims and possession claims meeting specified criteria may be started online with most procedural steps also done electronically.
Process of taking a case to a county court, Civil Procedure Rules, fees, allocation of a case to one of three tracks, and documents to use as evidence.
The costs of going to court and the financing choices that are available to people faced with a housing court case, usually in the county court.
Civil legal aid pays for legal services for eligible people who cannot pay for legal advice and representation at court in housing and debt cases.
An applicant who does not qualify for legal aid may be able to get help through another option.
An outline of European Union (EU) law relating to immigration and eligibility for homelessness assistance before Brexit.
Structure of civil and criminal courts, and tribunals. The Civil Procedure Rules and different case tracks.
Court forms and other application forms, including those relating to possession proceedings, rent increases and judicial review.