Expert systems/ knowledge based systems, a sub-branch of artificial intelligence, are consultative programs, which although limited in flexibility, have achieved levels of performance as comparable to that of human experts. This research sub-branch is now applied in a popular way within both technical and commercial communities. The objective of this research is to develop a legal expert system for Transfer of Property Act, a domain within the Indian legal system which is often in demand. The VisiRule software made available by Logic Programming Associates is used in development of expert system. This software is decision charting tool, in which the rules are simply defined by a combination of graphical shapes and pieces of text.