Chennai Civil Litigation Lawyers

Civil Litigation has a wide spectrum involving multiple of cases pertaining to different laws and acts. We at Helpline Law help you to connect with some of the highly educated and experienced advocates in Chennai. Civil law encompasses a mixture of fields such as family laws, commercial laws, personal injury laws, business laws, probate laws, intellectual property laws, tax laws, etc. Legal experts in our database possess decades of experience in handling civil cases at different levels ranging from District Courts to different High Courts and the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, as well as several regional and their Appellate Tribunals.

The Civil Litigation Lawyers in our Chennai database possess the expertise for filing and defending civil suits pertaining to the following:

  • Property related disputes:
  1. Partition of movable / immovable properties
  2. Declaration of Ownership of Property
  3. Partition suit against Ancestral Property / Joint Hindu Property / Parental Property / Joint-Ownership Property
  • Wills:
  1. Drafting of Wills
  2. Registration of Wills
  3. Probation of Wills
  • Recovery Suits:
  1. Recovery of Money
  2. Recovery of Movable & Immovable Property
  3. Recovery of Estates / Debts / Dues
  4. Debt Recovery Tribunals:
  5. Litigation services in Debt Recovery Tribunals
  6. Appeals in Debt Recovery Appellate Tribunals
  7. Recovery of Estates / Debts / Dues
  • Family Laws:
  1. Suit under Guardians and Wards Act, 1890
  2. Suit under Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act, 1956
  3. Succession Certificate
  4. Custody of children / wards
  5. Petition for Appointments of Guardians
  6. Suit for Succession to Property
  7. Partition suit for movable / immovable properties
  • Injunction:
  1. Suit for Permanent Injunction
  2. Application for Temporary Injunction
  • Appeal:
  1. Revision
  2. Review
  3. Special Leave to Appeal
  4. Special Leave Petition before the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India>
  5. Civil Appeals before Hon’ble High Court and Hon’ble Supreme Court of India
  • Writ Petitions:
  1. Writ Petition under Section 32 before the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India
  2. Writ Petition under Section 226 before the Hon’ble High Court
  • Stay Orders:
  1. Obtaining of Stay orders against an Administrative order
  2. Obtaining of Stay order on execution of a Judicial order
  • Specific performances of Contacts / agreements
  • Miscellaneous:
  1. Enforcement and breach of contract matters
  2. Civil defamation suits
  3. Land Acquisition Litigation
  4. Societies and Co-Operative Societies Matters
  5. Drafting of Legal Notice
  6. Reply to Legal Notice
  7. Successions and Trusts Matters
Courts in India:

The Supreme Court is the Apex Court of India which has the various jurisdiction such as the original, appellate, advisory, writ and revisory jurisdiction. The Court entertains the matters pertaining to dispute between the Government of India and one/more states, the appeals against the orders passed by the High Court, matters pertaining to national importance, Constitutional matters etc.

The High Court has various jurisdictions to try the cases– appellate, original, revisional, and writ. It is one of the few High Courts in India where original civil cases (e.g. injunction, partition, recovery suits, commercial disputes, intellectual property rights disputes, arbitration cases etc.) are decided. Cases, to be tried, have to be of value exceeding Rs.1 Crores. Appeals from the orders and judgments of single Judges in such cases are decided by Division Benches. Other appeals against orders and judgments of District Courts are assigned to Division Benches and in some instances single Judges.

Chennai Bench Address: High Ct Rd, Parry's Corner, George Town, Chennai-600108, India.

District Court: The Courts where the Civil Suits are taken up in accordance with the jurisdiction of the District Courts:

1.District & Sessions JudgeDeals with probate, Succession cases with unlimited pecuniary jurisdiction;
Guardianship cases;
Take up the cases from 3 lakhs to 2 Crores and mark the same to Additional District Judge.
2.Additional District Judges Civil cases of the value of Rs. 3 Lac and upto 2 Crores
Appellate Jurisdiction over the orders passed by Civil Judges where Senior Civil Judge has no jurisdiction
3.Additional Sessions JudgesSessions triable cases under IPC where sentence is awarded up to Life Imprisonment and Death Sentence with the approval of Hon’ble High Court
appeals and revisions from the orders of Magistrates, C.M.M. , A.C.M.M.
4.Special Court of ASJi) NDPS Court
ii) TADA Court
iii) POTA Court
Dealing with offences under NDPS Act.
Dealing with offences under TADA
Dealing with offences under POTA
5.Special Judges (ASJ) (CBI) Cases under Prevention of Corruption Act investigated by Anti-Corruption Branch and CBI
6.Rent Control Tribunal (ADJ) Appellate Authority of the orders passed by the Additional Rent Controller and Rent Controller
7.Motor Accident Claim Tribunal (ADJs)Compensation claim cases under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988
8.Labour Court (ADJs)1) Cases under Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 filed by workmen against management
2) Cases under Workmen Compensation Act.
3) Payment of Wages Act
4) Bonus Act
5) The Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970
6) Cases under Industrial Employment (Standing Order) Act, 1946.
9.Industrial Tribunal (ADJs)1) Cases under Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 filed by management against workmen.
2) Cases under Industrial Employment (Standing Order) Act, 1946.
3) Complaints in respect of Industrial Dispute between management and workmen referred by the Labour Department
10.Matrimonial Courts (ADJs) Cases of matrimonial disputes like Divorce, restitution of conjugal rights and Judicial separation, custody and children
11.Land Acquisition Courts of ADJs Dealing with cases under Land Acquisition Act
12.Chief Metropolitan MagistrateTrial of offences under Indian Penal Code and other Penal Offences wherein the sentence is awarded up to 7 years
13.Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrates Trial of Criminal cases investigated by Crime Branch and CBI;
Trial of cases relating to Income Tax Act, Wealth Tax and Companies Act etc.
14.Metropolitan MagistratesDealing with cases under IPC,
Cases under section 138 of the Negotiable Instrument Act;
Cases of Suppression of Immoral Traffic in Women and Girls Act, 1956
Bail, Remand
15.Metropolitan Magistrates Designated CourtsDealing with the cases relating to old Electricity Act
16.Court of Railway MMOffences under the Railway Act
17.Spl. Metropolitan Magistrates (Traffic/ Municipal Magistrates)Spl. Metropolitan Magistrates (Traffic / Municipal Magistrates)

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