Need for an Expert Property Lawyer
Posted: Feb 16, 2021
These days there is a prevailing notion that the property deeds and related cases are quite standardised and they can be handled with the help of a property dealer or an agent. But it is important to understand the complexities involved in property matters which can be quite cumbersome for a layman to understand and requires the advice by an expert. Property cases, depending upon the subject matter, involve the application of different laws. For example, Succession laws for transfer of property through succession/partition, Stamp Act, Registration Act and Transfer of Property Act for conveyancing and transfer deeds.
It is advisable to take the guidance of an expert property lawyer while handling real estate cases. He can help you in the following manner-
Verifying and perusing title deeds, conducting title search and investigation of title properties
An expert lawyer can help with perusing title deeds, checking the veracity and also if any encumbrances are attached to it. They can help in identifying if the title to the property is perfect or if any litigation is going on the property or if the property is mortgaged for a loan. He can conduct a title search with the local municipal bodies to verify the deed.
Conveyancing, drafting, vetting and interpretation of several kinds of agreements/ contracts such as collaboration, consortium, sale deed, joint venture, lease deed, agreement, General Power of Attorney, Special power of attorney and other legal documents
The property lawyer can help in preparing different deeds as per you interest. These conveyancing deeds include mortgage deed, sale deed, Power of Attorney, Gift deed, Exchange deed, will among others. He can add the clauses that suit your interest. He can also help in interpreting the clauses of an already drafted deed.
Registration and Execution of the Deed and Payment of Stamp duty
Most of the deeds require a compulsory registration with the payment of stamp duty as per the laws of the concerned state. A lawyer can advise on the payable amount and can help you with the registration.
Consultation on Buying, Selling, Mortgage, Gifting and Guidance on other Property Related Issues
An expert can guide you through the decisions regarding buying, selling, mortgaging, gifting and other property related matters. They can introduce you to your rights with respect to the concerned property, for instance easementary rights, right to adverse possession, etc. They can help you in creating a life interest, examining your right in an ancestor property, etc.
Vetting of Case in the Court and also Defending your Rights
Property related disputes can be on various issues like tenancy, partition, execution of will, etc. An expert team of lawyers can help you in drafting your petition and also defending your stand in the court.
Services provided with respect to obtaining approvals/permission/licenses from authorities concerned.
An expert property lawyer can help you with due diligence, obtaining licenses, and other approvals as per the laws and bye-laws from the concerned authorities.
It is important to save yourself from vexatious and faulty advice offered on property related matters in the market. It is imperative to consult an expert lawyer as it helps you in saving time, money and also protect your interest with respect to a valuable asset like property.
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