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  • In-court advice services

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/complaints_and_court_action/legal_representation/in-court_advice_services

    Some larger sheriff courts provide in-court advice services. This page explains what they are, how they can help and where to find them.

  • Problems with housemates

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/families_and_households/sharing_rented_accommodation/problems_with_housemates

    You might have problems with the people you live with for a variety of reasons. This page explains what you can do. Your landlord, the council or the police may be able to help.

  • The sheriff court

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/repossession_of_your_home/going_to_court_for_repossession/the_sheriff_court

    The sheriff court hears cases about repossessions, debts and small claims. Find out what powers the sheriff court has and what it's like in court.

  • Judicial review

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/complaints_and_court_action/raising_and_defending_actions_in_court/judicial_review

    Judicial review is a complicated process that is only used in certain circumstances. If your case gets to this, you'll need legal advice from a solicitor. Check the what you need to know.

  • Getting a mortgage if you're disabled

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/paying_for_a_home/mortgages/getting_a_mortgage/getting_a_mortgage_if_youre_disabled

    Find out what to consider when applying for a mortgage if you have a disability and how you can get help to pay your mortgage interest and service charges.

  • Taking a summary cause action to court

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/complaints_and_court_action/raising_and_defending_actions_in_court/taking_a_summary_cause_action_to_court

    If you take someone to court using summary cause procedure, you need to filli in specific forms and follow certain rules. In housing law, summary cause procedure is used in eviction cases.

  • Using the courts to force your landlord to carry out repairs or claiming compensation for housing disrepair

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/repairs_and_bad_conditions/taking_court_action_over_repairs/using_the_courts_to_force_your_landlord_to_carry_out_repairs

    If your landlord won't do repairs or has started but not finished, you may be able to raise a claim in court. There is a kind of claim for when you want them to do something they are obliged to do.

  • Court decisions

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/complaints_and_court_action/what_happens_at_court/court_decisions

    If your case is in the sheriff court, it may go through several stages before a decision. At the end of a detailed hearing, the sheriff has several options. Find out what might happen.

  • What happens during the hearing?

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/complaints_and_court_action/what_happens_at_court/what_happens_during_the_hearing

    Find out what happens when your case is in court for a detailed hearing or 'proof'. Before you go to court, make sure you know if it's a first hearing or a full, detailed hearing.

  • Complaining about an estate agent

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/complaints_and_court_action/making_complaints/complaining_about_an_estate_agent

    Get tips if you want to complain about an estate agent. You should complain to the agency first, but if you're not happy with the response, you may be able to take the matter further.

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