Introduction- Dies with a Will/ Or Without a Will This article provides a brief outline on the process of probate and the steps that a person with interest should take if he or she is looking to claim from or execute an estate. The term ‘estate’ refers to all immovable and movable property that a person…
Introduction Persons interested in a land are often being caught unaware of their rights when their lands are being earmarked for acquisition. In this piece, we will try to simplify the relevant issues and the process of land acquisition for easier dissemination of information.
It is not uncommon to find a term in an agreement granting certain banking facility that goes along the line that any statement or certificate signed by an officer of the bank shall be the conclusive proof of the amount outstanding under the facility. This term is called the conclusive evidence clause.
It is not uncommon for a document to be labeled as “without prejudice”, with the intention of preventing the recipient from using the document as evidence in court. The label is typically slapped on without any discrimination on the type of document being labeled thus.
Malaysia practices dual legal system, generally categorized as civil law (a misnomer, I personally think it should called secular law as “civil law” refers to another type of legal system in the world) and Islamic law.
When you received a Writ and Statement of Claim, it basically means someone has sued you (let’s call him the “Plaintiff”). You have 14 days to enter your appearance i.e. to tell the court and the Plaintiff that you will be coming to court to fight the suit.
The 2019 Real Property Gains Tax rates are a significant factor for consideration to anyone who owns a property and intends to profit from its sale The Real Property Gains Tax (“RPGT”) in Malaysia is definitely not a new subject for property owners – veteran investors especially. First introduced in 1995, the latest iteration of…