Having a fireworks night party? Here is what you need to know
Who is responsible if someone gets hit by a firework at a party? Are there restrictions on when you can have a bonfire? We set out some essentials you need to know.
General advice , Property disputes
How Halloween can turn into a legal fright night
Halloween is generally a ‘spooktacular’ time for all but a few bad apples can spoil the fun. So what can you do if someone chooses to play a trick and damages your property?
What can you do when a flatmate turns into flat hate?
How to deal with housemate drama? Jordan Brown, legal adviser at DAS Law, tells prospective flatmates what they need to know.
Airbnb: home from home or house of horrors?
Nicole Rogers, a solicitor at DAS Law, answers the most important questions for existing Airbnb hosts and those thinking of renting out their properties.
What tenants need to know about being evicted
There are a number of rules in place regarding evictions; here's what you need to know if you are being evicted or threatened with eviction.
Landlords – what you need to know about evictions
The legalities of evictions are a minefield; here's what to know if you want to evict a tenant.
What to do if a car blocks your driveway
What action can you take if someone parks outside your home and goes on holiday?
The Property Boundaries Bill: Drawing a line under it
The Property Boundaries (Resolution of Disputes) Bill is currently awaiting its second reading in the House of Lords. So is this the end of the court’s involvement in boundary disputes?
Private renting and tenancy
If you are renting a home from someone else, it's important to be aware of your rights and responsibilities as a tenant and what the law says about how your landlord must act.
If you’re considering renting out your property, you should be up to date on all the rules and regulations involved.
Handling disputes with neighbours
We would all like to live in peace with our neighbours, but sometimes that isn’t how things work out. Here's what you can do if you are having neighbour problems.
Neighbour noise complaints
Most people make some sound now and then, but continuous noise coming from the property next door can really disrupt your life. If you are having problems with noisy neighbours, here’s what you can do about it.
Property boundary disputes
Normally, we don't need to know the exact boundaries of our property – having a general idea is enough, but if boundary disputes arise with a neighbour, getting the facts is vital.