in Procedural Law Civil Procedure Law
Asked August 03, 2021

Reply to legal notice

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I have been served a legal notice due to a property issue with a tenant. What should I do now? Is it mandatory to send a reply or can I choose to remain silent?

Answer 1

You should send a reply to the notice. It is not mandatory to do, yes, but it is always advisable to reply. This is because not replying to the notice can be used to the sender's advantage if a legal dispute arises.  Therefore, read the contents of the notice carefully. Then draft a reply with the help of a lawyer. It must include details on when you plan to complete your obligations. Also, if there is anything wrong about the notice, challenge those in the reply by including documents and the like to prove your point. Finally, ensure that the reply is sent within the limitation period. This period depends on a case-to-case basis and ranges usually between 15 to 45 days.

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