Caveat Removal Victoria offers five services to address improper caveats in Victoria.

Caveat Removal

Non-urgent (55 days)

$990 (incl. of costs, disbursements and GST)

To issue a ‘lapsing notice’ to put the person who lodged the wrongful caveat on notice that it will be removed unless they commence court proceedings within 30 days to substantiate the maintenance of the caveat.

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Letter of Demand


To demand removal of the wrongful caveat by the person that lodged it and to notify that person that you will make an application to the Court that they pay your legal costs should court removal be required.

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Document Review & Advice


If you are unsure about a document you have signed, upload it and we will tell you whether there is a caveatable interest or whether the caveat is improper.
*Please upload your document(s) at step 4 of 4 below, e.g. Terms of Trade, Title Search, Finance Application, or the Caveat itself.

Caveat Removal

(Urgent court application)

$13,200 (incl. of costs, disbursements and GST)

To make a fast application to the Supreme Court of Victoria for removal where the wrongful caveat is going to delay settlement or finance. Download the ‘Going to Court’ document for more information about the court process.

Caveat Withdrawal


To remove a caveat you have lodged yourself and no longer need to maintain.

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Want to lodge a caveat?


Do you want to lodge a caveat but you are unsure whether you have a caveatable interest? 

Upload your documents and tell us what your interest is in the description box.

-All processes above are subject to provision of 100 points of identification to establish verification of identify.

-The above services are designed to address wrongful caveats. If a caveat has been properly lodged but you want us to assist you to negotiate its removal, please lodge a request and we will quote you separately.

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Urgent vs. non-urgent

When does the non-urgent process apply? Most commonly, our non-urgent administrative process will apply where you don’t have a settlement or immediate need for finance but where:

Proper and improper caveats

What is an improper caveat? Improper caveats occur when they are lodged to do something other than secure an ‘interest in land’.

Most commonly, this occurs where a caveat is lodged to recover an unsecured debt.

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