Going to court to be evicted
Some tenants can be evicted without going to court. This includes people who share accommodation with their landlord. For more information about what procedures landlords must follow to evict different types of tenant, see the section on when private tenants can be evicted.
If you have broken the terms of your tenancy agreement it may be better to leave before going to court, as you are likely to have to pay your landlord's fees. Contact a local advice agency immediately if you are not sure of your rights.
Getting letters from the court
This section explains what happens once your landlord applies to court to evict you, and what you should do when you receive a letter from the court. It may not be too late to stop the eviction, even if the hearing is about to take place. More
At the court hearing
Your landlord usually has to get a possession order from the court before you can be evicted. A judge will decide whether or not you should be evicted. More
Court orders for eviction
Most landlords need to get a possession order from the court before a tenant can be evicted. There are several different types of court orders. The type of court order that can be made depends on a number of things including your particular circumstances and the type of tenancy you have. More