What is a Legal Notice?
Legal Notice is a formal form of lawful communication directed to a person or an entity, notifying about any specific legal proceeding against them. A Legal Notice disseminates the information ensuring the receiving party is aware of the same and cannot express unawareness in the future at any Court-related instances.
Who can send or draft a Legal Notice?
A Legal Notice contains lawful credentials and is needed to be written down in a proper manner. Thus, a Legal Notice should be filed by an experienced advocate or legal personnel.
What is the objective of drafting a Legal Notice?
The key objective of drafting a Legal Notice is disseminating information and making the receiving individual or entity aware of any certain development. A Legal Notice also works as evidence of communication in case of any Court trial of the same instance.
What can be contained in a Legal Notice?
In a Legal Notice, all the information related to the particular happening or development can be written down appropriately. But, it is advisable to draft the Legal Notice by an experienced advocate to avoid any lawful complications regarding the same.
What should I do if I receive a Legal Notice?
In case of receiving a Legal Notice, at first, you can discuss the matter with an advocate. If the Legal Notice contains any untruthful claims and defamatory statements, then you can take necessary legal actions against the individual or entity that has sent the Notice.
What are the contents of a Legal Notice?
In a drafted Legal Notice, the published contents can be listed as –
- The credentials of both the receiver and the sender like the names, addresses, contact information
- The difficulties or losses suffered by the sender of the Legal Notice
- The mode of action or inaction from the receiver’s end on the particular issue
- Demanding amount of remedy from the receiver of the Legal Notice
- The action that will be taken in case of further ignorance of the receiver
What if there is no reply to a Legal Notice?
As per the legal provisions, it is not mandatory to reply to a Legal Notice. But, not replying to a Legal Notice can add legal advantage to the sender if the case appears in the Courtroom. Hence, it is highly advisable to reply to a Legal Notice with the help of an experienced advocate.
What is the limitation period to file a reply to a Legal Notice?
Based on the instances and the provisions under which the Notice is drafted, the limitation period to file a reply to a Legal Notice varies from 15 to 45 days.