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Safeguarding six children from eviction

After accumulating rent arrears of £7,000, a mother of six children faced eviction from her rented property when possession proceedings were commenced in June 2019.

Rajea Sultana succeeded in obtaining a suspension to the eviction warrant, covering all the hearings, and carrying out the advocacy too.

Our client also had severe physical and mental health problems, which combined with the caring for six children provided a few challenges.

We supported her through the process, liaising with the benefits team at the council.  She was able to to pay off almost all of the rental arrears, and the parties agreed an order whereby the eviction order was suspended.

The contents of this article are for the purposes of general awareness only. They do not purport to constitute legal or professional advice. The law may have changed since this article was published. Readers should not act on the basis of the information included and should take appropriate professional advice upon their own particular circumstances.

Rajea Sultana


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