Procedure for Selling Property in Trinidad

Steps: Agreement for Sale: To be enforceable the agreement must be in writing and signed by all parties, that is both the vendor and the purchaser. There is no prescribed form but the agreement must include a description of the property, the parties ...

Deed of Gift – Trinidad Law

Deed of Gift – Trinidad Law Land registration systems in Trinidad There are two systems under which land is registered in Trinidad & Tobago, namely: The old common law system of conveyancing; and The Real Property Ordinance (R.P.O.) system of con...

Deed Poll – Trinidad Law

Deed Poll – Trinidad Law Deed Polls: What are they used for? The legal name for a deed that has been drawn up to change a persons name is called a Protocol of Deeds, more commonly known as a Deed Poll. Deed Poll documents are required for offic...

Divorce – Trinidad Law

Divorce – Trinidad Law The Matrimonial Proceedings and Property Act Chapter 45:51 Ju­ris­dic­tion of the court No pe­ti­tion for di­vorce could be pre­sent­ed to the court be­fore the ex­pi­ra­tion of the pe­ri­od of one year from the date of t...

Sexual Harassment- Trinidad Law

Sexual Harassment – Trinidad Law By Azaria Cheddie                          On 17. 03.2019 The National Workplace Policy on Sexual Harassment: The National Workplace Policy on Sexual Harassment 2019 was laid in Parliament on Friday 8th March, 2...

Venezuelan Refugees in Trinidad

Venezuelan Refugees In Trinidad By Azaria Cheddie                    On 04.06.2019                      The human rights crisis that has engulfed Venezuela for the past few years has shattered the lives of millions of people.[1] Melanie Teff, Refugee...

Revenge Porn – Trinidad Law

Revenge Porn By Azaria Cheddie                            On 17.03.2019 What is it? “Revenge Pornography” or more colloquially “Revenge Porn” refers to the electronic distribution of sexually graphic images or videos of individuals without their cons...