The Procedure To Be Followed When You Receive A Legal Notice
By Advocate Ashwini Kumar Singh / 2016-12-02
A legal notice is sent to inform a person that a court case may be initiated against him if he does not fulfil his liabilities. The person needs to send a reply to the legal notice received within the time period given under it.

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In today’s world, we enter into many agreements and contracts with individual or firm that litigation has become very common.  Some individuals file suit straightaway and some opt to serve notice to the opponent. Serving of notice is made according to the law. There is certain legislation which makes it compulsory to serve notice to the opponent showing the intent of the suit. For example- The Transfer of Property Act, Indian Contract Act, Industrial DIspute Act etc.

What is Notice?

The word notice is self-defined and well known. There is no precise and legal meaning of this word. It simply means intimation, information, knowledge, attention etc. A notice can be sent with the help of the best lawyers in India .

The word “notice” denotes merely intimation to the party concerned of a particular fact. It seems that the court cannot limit the words "notice in writing" to only a letter. Notice may take several forms. It must, to be sufficient, be in writing and must intimate quite clearly that the award has been made and signed.

Object of Notice

A legal notice is sent to inform a person that a court case may be initiated against him if he does not fulfil his liabilities. The person needs to send a reply to the legal notice received within the time period given under it.

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