surender 16 July 2016
Sandhya Srinivas (Advocate & Legal consultant) 16 July 2016
Nothing to be panic. I can understand your agony. May be advocate has misguided him for filing suit. Something fishy. just check out the reason behind it.
When the matter is already settled within family, there is no need for court procedure. Directly you would have registered partition deed before Sub-Registrar.
As he has filed suit for partition. Go through the pleadings, consult an advocate and file settlement memo in the court if you are all willing to settle the matter.
Rama chary Rachakonda (Secunderabad/Highcourt practice watsapp no.9989324294 ) 16 July 2016
Merely reaching a consensus is not enough; there are a few legal formalities that must be completed to ensure that the agreement is valid. Firstly, the settlement document must be signed by all the family members involved. A missing signature can easily become ground for challenging the document in court at a later date. "In addition, as a safety measure, the document should be attested by two witnesses, though it is not mandatory,