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A deed (anciently "an evidence") is any legal instrument in writing which passes, affirms or confirms an interest, right, or property and that is signed, attested, delivered, and in some jurisdictions, sealed. It is commonly associated with transferring (conveyancing) title to property. The deed has a greater presumption of validity and is less rebuttable than an instrument signed by the party to the deed. A deed can be unilateral or bilateral. Deeds include conveyances, commissions, licenses, patents, diplomas, and conditionally powers of attorney if executed as deeds. The deed is the modern descendant of the medieval charter, and delivery is thought to symbolically replace the ancient ceremony of livery of seisin.The traditional phrase signed, sealed and delivered refers to the practice of seals; however, attesting witnesses have replaced seals to some extent. Agreements under seal are also called contracts by deed or specialty; in the United States, a specialty is enforceable without consideration. In some jurisdictions, specialties have a liability limitation period of double that of a simple contract and allow for a third party beneficiary to enforce an undertaking in the deed, thereby overcoming the doctrine of privity. Specialties, as a form of contract, are bilateral and can therefore be distinguished from covenants, which, being also under seal, are unilateral promises.

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    NSW Recent Deed

    Hi, I wanted to know if there is a safe legal way to imply a settlement or cease of litigation without saying you actually settled? Would it be ok to say the matter is finalised or there will be no further action? Furthermore, if the other party makes allegations of the breach of deed: 1. How...
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    NSW how much does a deed of release cost?

    Can you tell me how much a deed of release costs?
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    NSW Deed of Release validity

    So lets say for instance one had signed a Deed of Release (including non-disparagement clauses) as part of a FWC resolution to an Unfair Dismissal claim. A time later it transpires that the respondent, let’s call them Company A trading as Company B (Company B being the former direct employer...
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    VIC Unlawful Deed of Release - Grounds for Litigation?

    Hi LawAnswers. My ex-employer wants me to sign a Deed of Release before they'll hand over certain documents that I need (duress?). Part of this - and in fact, the main clause - states I must "cease all communications with <Victorian statutory body> and refrain and desist from making any...