How can I get a court order for possession?

How can I get a court order for possession?

For The Complete Service, the county court will set a hearing date and a Landlord Group lawyer will attend the hearing on your behalf. Our lawyer will represent you and present your case to the judge, giving you the best possible chance of obtaining an order for possession and completing the eviction process.

Can a court order of possession be enforced in BC?

An order cannot be enforced until the review period for an arbitrator’s decision has passed. Once the review period is finished and the Order of Possession has not been suspended, a landlord can apply to the Supreme Court of British Columbia to get a Writ of Possession.

What happens if you have a possession order for eviction?

Depending on the situation, a court may: If you have rent arrears, your landlord might ask the court for a money order at the same time as a possession order. The court can order you to repay the arrears in full or by instalments. A money order is a CCJ. It will affect your credit rating unless you can pay what you owe within 30 days.

How long does it take to get an accelerated possession order?

If you have answered yes to all of the above, then our accelerated possession order service is perfect to recover possession of your property, saving you time and money in the meantime. On average, an accelerated possession order is 3 weeks quicker than the standard court procedure.

When do you have to leave a possession order?

If the case goes to court, the judge can make the following decisions: outright possession order – tenants must vacate the property by the date given in the order (either 14 or 28 days after the court hearing). A warrant for possession may be issued by the court if they do not leave by this date.

Can a court make a possession order without a hearing?

If your claim is based on a section 21 notice and you have used the court’s ‘accelerated procedure’, the judge can consider the claim documents, and any defence received, and make a possession order without a hearing taking place.

How long does it take to challenge a possession order?

Tenants will be given 14 days to challenge the application, following which a judge will either issue a possession order or decide to hold a court hearing. If the case goes to court, the judge can make the following decisions:

How can a landlord enforce a possession order?

Landlords can apply to transfer a possession order made by a county court to the High Court for enforcement by a High Court Enforcement Officer (HCEO).