What Does a Conveyancing Lawyer Do?
A conveyancing lawyer deals in the transactions related to property transference, which means any scenario in which property requires transfer of ownership. This means Normal transfer of property when buying or selling a home, transfer of property as a result of a commercial transaction when a factory or industrial property is bought or sold, along with buying or selling a business. In case of death, a conveyancing lawyer will deal with the transfer of property from the deceased estate to beneficiaries or heirs or deal with the sale of the property and ensure that the funds are kept in the estate for distribution. In case of divorce a house is often one of the assets which forms part of a settlement between the spouses. In liquidation or sequestration a property may be part of the commercial or personal assets sold to repay creditors, and conveyancing lawyers are necessary to assist with the transactions related to.
These are all scenarios which relate to transfer of ownership. However, a conveyancing lawyer specialises in all areas of property transfer and as such their responsibilities stretch further. For instance, issues relating to zoning, the reissue of a Deed of Title, or the cancelation of bonds when property is sold.