A legal notice is, a formal communication to a person or an entity, informing them of the intention to undertake legal proceedings against them. It simply means intimation, information, knowledge, attention etc. It serves as information to the other party to ensure that they are aware and cannot plead ignorance at any future date in a Court of law.
It also adheres to the basic principle of natural justice and a legal right to information. It is advisable not to panic on receiving such notice and to consult top civil lawyers in India .