Legal questions

Contractor not completing building construction

We do not have a formal contract signed but only a draft agreement on the contractor's letterhead. Start date of construction: Feb 2019. Due date for completion: Nov 2019. Now as of Apr 2021 the construction is still not completed. The property & bank loan are in my wife's name. The work has not made much progress after the top roof slab, walls & plastering was completed around Jan 2020. Since ...

Rental increase

My father and mother both senior citizen and stays in Kolkata in a old house which was build perhaps more than 60-70 yrs ago or even more. The house is in terrible condition and corporation has given all the tenants and landord one month time to get the repair done.The repairs are going on.My parents were paying rent of Rs.200 and then in 2016 around mid year the landlord wanted to double the r...

My income & expenditure details

Namaste, Meri marriage ko 17 yrs. Ho gye. Main before marriage hi job Karti thi aur 2003 mein MERI Shadi ho gyi. I belongs to a very simple family , when I got married , I was just 20-21 yrs. In laws mein Meri pehli salary se hi mere husband around 4-5 years tak MERI salary mere FIL ki dilwate the. Kush salon mein jab salaries bank account mein aane lgi..to unko cash Milan band ho gya. FIL ne ...

Resignation and Experience letter

Hi, I had been working in a company for almost 2 years. I resigned by e-mail on February 19th to my manager stating personal reasons. Again sent a mail with more elaborate reasons to my HR on February 22nd. The HR reverted that the resignation will not be accepted as I had been given an appraisal just 5 months before and was required to stay for a year after acceptance of appraisal. But this...

Compensation w.r.t. Acquisition (in part) of Residential Property for Road Widening

In 2016, the corporation of our city decided to widen the street (where I currently reside) from 25 to 45 ft. The corp authorities initiated action without serving any notice to the residents of the street. Only through the local newspaper we came to know that we had only 4-5 days before they would start carrying out the demolition. Using pressure tactics, the corp commissioner with his team fe...

Negotiation of notice period

Due to family emergency, I have to quit my job with a notice of 2 weeks. But according to my company's policy my notice period is 90 days. I am willing to buy out the notice period, but manager replies due to project requirement you have to serve the complete notice period. Should I disclosure my personal issue to get a early release? Can employer blacklist me or take legal action against me?...

Can a contested divorce be converted to mutual divorce

My husband filed divorce petition against me. But later through elders we had performed mediation and in that settlement agreement, it was written that both will go for mutual divorce, saying that the existing petition can be converted to mutual and they will add some terms and conditions as per the settlement agreement. And the day when we attended the court, both parties signed on terms ...

Capital gain tax on release deed and subsequent sale deed - whether short term / long term

My grand father obtained a property by will. He passed away in 2016 leaving behind 5 legal heirs including my father. Now in 2021, 2 of the 5 legal heirs wish to release their rights in favour of my father by way of a 'release deed without consideration'. My father intends to sell his 3/5th share in the property immediately. I would like to get clarified on: 1. Whether capital gains tax or any ...

Common area rights and harrassment

Hi, I stay on groundfloor and my first floor neighbor's are keeping their bicycles (kept for years unused condition)and shoes rack in the common area. I have objected for the same. They refused to take them off. The name plate on entrance has the name of previous owner of groundfloor (as we are owner now)with their name (on which I tried to put black tape to cover it, they removed it). People w...

Divorce for not having Physical relationship

Hi I Got married in Nov-2018 and my marriage was a love come arranged, since the day i got married my wife refused to have a physical intercourse with me saying she is scared. after many doctors consultation also this issue didn't resolve i was always hoping that things will get better but even after waiting for two years the issue was not solved. We both are engineers and working in diff...

Senior citizen property case

My mother is mentally unfit now.she forgets things due to ageing "70" year old, she is suffering from disease called"dementia".we have 3 floor house on her name and my brother lives in that with family and he do not allow anyone to enter in that big house .my father went to senior citizen tribunal and they rejected our plea as the property named to my mother and she said in front of tribunal sh...

Can this case be dismissed? What if the immovable property is left undisturbed, can they still claim

Dear Sir, We are a family of 5 children, father expired an year ago. Mother is the nominee for all the savings in bank held by father. And mother too has her bank deposit in her name. And few immovable property in name of father. Now 2 of the sisters have filed a case under VII,Rule,1,R/w Section,26 in the court claiming 1/6 of entire deposits including father and mother claiming mother as ...

Buying a resale property that is unregistered through 3-party agreement

Hi, I have shortlisted a resale(ready-to-move) property which I want to buy but it is unregistered and it's 6 year old property. Also its a loan free property. The broker tells me it will be a Tri-party Agreement for Allotment Transfer and is very common where Builder, Buyer(Me) and Seller will enter into agreement and Builder transfers all his rights to me by some nomination or endorsement or...

My old parents are getting harassed by Daughter in law

Hello, I am seeking help for my old parents (in their late 70s). My brother met a girl on Facebook and married her without my parent's consent and let them know after 3 months. My parents initially had disapproved of the marriage. My parents stay in Kolkata and my brother works in B'lore, the girl is from Kolkata. She after marriage stayed with my brother only for 5 -6 months over 2 yr period...

Procedure to buy plot/vacant land which is in bank pledge for education

Hi, I am planning to buy a land where the seller pledged the document for the loan taken for education. In EC I can see that the document is with Bank. Now we have an unregistered agreement signed by both parties and Seller asked me to pay cash for clearing the loan before registration. Hence Please let me know what are all the legal or safe steps to be taken to pay amount and get the regis...

Emotional, mental and unbearable physical torture in rehab in maharashtra

Sir, I was admitted in a Rehabilitation center close to Mumbai. I was subject to all kind of tortures, some: They made me completely naked, hanged with both my hand tied with steel chain. After they forced all the inmates to slap me till fell unconscious. After a week, they continued another act; again made me fully naked, put me down, inserted a stck in my sensitive part (back side). ...

Hiding mental issues before marriage

My wife family didn't told us about her daughter mental illness before marriage. After marriage she stayed our home one week. During this week she didn't gave me the permission of physical relations. During this week her behavior was not Normal.Then his uncle came and take her to his parents Home. Than because of pandemic lockdown take place. And she came back in month of may. Suddenly one day ...

Can Housing Co-op Society allow Visitors with RTPCR Negative Report, on selective cases for urgent n

Dear Sirs, Re: Can Housing Co-op Society allow Visitors with RTPCR Negative Report, on selective cases for urgent needs. Society has 7 Corona cases- to be declared Mini containment Zone in Pune- Not allowing my prospective Tenant to visit my Flat. I am a retired person, a CANCER survivor, depending on the rental income of my only flat, 2 BHK, rented out in Pune. The Society has 7 Coron...

Divorce / marriage counselor

I am married in the year 2016, everything was fine till one month of my marriage, thn my mother in law started saying me words in directly, saying That I might Seperate her son from her , I tried to make her understand she acts OK with me and tells my sister ( my brother in law's wife) everythung negative about me and created distances in relations. I don't know why is she like that, I gave bir...

Eviction of tenant

My grandfather purchased the property in 1972. He commercialized it. He passed away in 1980 without will. My father is the whole sole owner of this property after my grandfathers demise (No other heirs). In 1990, my father has rented out the whole property to a business person for his business without any rental agreement. He took rent in cash without giving any rent receipt. Also the tena...