NRI Property Disputes
A&A’s NRI Legal Service India Team includes a specialized team of lawyers available to provide legal services on all land dispute issues and claims that may arise for NRIs. A lot of the land dispute matters, which A&A deals with are related to delayed transactions and/or delayed action. Land dispute claims can range from partition of ancestral property to adverse possession of an owned property.
Land disputes are the most recurring and frequent disputes that arise in the Indian context as well as in the NRI context. To deal with this, A&A provides expert services around land law. A&A acknowledges the difficulties faced by NRIs when confronted with property matters abruptly. The firm has devised a system to help clients through engaging them and being the intermediary between them and the court notices. A&A provides customized advice to its clients and follows a resolution-built approach to understanding and advise clients.
Our expertise is built on quick action and our aim is to not have our clients travel to India for any property claims that may arise. The property dispute team at A&A has experience of numerous years practising law in various jurisdictions in India and worked with several clients on specific property-related matters.
Property matters involve visiting Indian courts regularly and can be draining. At A&A we believe, we can provide proper representation to our clients and be approachable and accountable at the same time to ensure that our clients have to face minimum stress in regard to the legal procedures.
Adverse/ Illegal PossessionOne of the biggest factors under adverse possession is the continuous possession of someone’s property for a period of time. Such disputes are of a very serious nature and require attention at the earliest. We assist our clients with: Document production, Legal representation, Title verification and other related issues pertaining to adverse possession.
Transfer of title of inherited propertyOnce the property is inherited, it is imperative that the title on the property is to be changed to the new owner’s name. The property dispute team at A&A can assist you with: Verification of title, property and related documents, Registering of documents with the concerned authority, Procurement of encumbrance certificate and other related matters.
Landlord-Tenant DisputesTenant disputes are the most recurring dispute that arises for NRIs. Having put their homes up on rent and dealing with stubborn and non-conforming tenants can be exhausting and stressful. Bound by the obligation of avoiding illegal possessors and trespassers, NRIs in certain circumstances fall prey to non-compliant tenants, taking advantage of the owner being absent. Our Team at A&A can be engaged for services such as: Legal advice, Case management, Litigation, Representation for property evacuation by tenants and other related services.
Title SearchNRI’s face legal issues such as updating the ownership or not holding adequate knowledge of the Indian system of a title search. It is imperative that all inherited/ gifted property have the latest ownership on title as this helps secure the property by avoiding any uncertainty. A&A provides the mentioned services for its NRI clients: Thorough search to ascertain legal ownership, Validating and verifying ownership status from latest available title records, Physical verification by property inspection and visitation, Update to the client on rights over property and others.
With years of experience, Ahlawat & Associates has been able to place itself amongst the top NRI law firms in India. Our NRI clients generally engage us for the following services in property disputes:
- adversely possessed property
- transfer of ownership of the property
- dispute over the partition of ancestral property
- misrepresentation or false documentation by buyer/seller
- land disputes under wills and other related matters
Our knowledge base constitutes an international network with experts and advisories in respective countries for ease of approach for NRIs. Most of these services are committed with empathy and integrity. Majority of the suites of our services are crafted specifically to matters relating to succession, adverse possession, developer claims and title search.
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