In South Australia, a caveat is a legal instrument that can be lodged against a property to protect an individual or entity’s interest or claim on that property. By lodging a caveat, the person or entity asserts their legal right or interest and notifies others that there is a potential dispute or claim associated with the property.
Here are some key points to understand about caveats on property in South Australia:
It’s important to note that caveats are legal instruments with significant implications, and their proper use requires a thorough understanding of the law. If you are considering lodging a caveat or dealing with a caveat lodged against your property in South Australia, it is strongly advised to seek guidance from a qualified legal professional or consult the Lands Titles Office for specific advice based on your circumstances.