There are umpteen situations where a person may be forced to take legal action against a company or another person. Legal action may be taken in cases like divorce, property disputes, cheque bounces, consumer grievances and so on. The initial step in taking legal action against any person or company is to inform, that you are planning to take legal action against them. But, how do you inform them? This is when a legal notice comes into play. If you want to take legal action against anyone, you must first send a notice to them.
A notice is a written document sent to a person or company, telling that you have faced some grievances and you are planning to take legal action against them. In India, sending a legal note is the primary step of any legal proceeding. It is like a warning sent to the receiver which lays down some conditions, which the receiver must follow. If the receiver fails to follow the rules and conditions, legal action will be taken.
Who can send a Legal Notice?
The person who has faced any legal issues can send the notice to the company or a person, which is infringing on his/her legal right. it can be sent online or physically/in-person.
When to send a Legal Notice?
How to send a Legal Notice?
If you are not familiar with Indian laws, you can take the advice of a lawyer to send a notice. A lawyer can help include all necessary information that has to be covered in the notice. Once you send it to the opposite party, you cannot make changes to it. So, be very careful while sending a legal notice. It should include the following details:
Steps to be followed while sending a notice
Sending a legal notice is really helpful as many a time, a person or company, take it seriously and resolves the issue, even before matters are taken up in court.