Chennai Criminal Lawyers

In India, Criminal Laws are regarded as highly technical and complex in nature, and hence require a specific set of excellent skills in order to understand and interpret the provisions. Helpline Law connects you to some of the most experienced and efficient team of skilled and qualified legal experts in Chennai. The lawyers in our database have won several criminal cases in District Court and at Appellate stage before the High Court and the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India.  

Being charged with an offence or being questioned by police can be stressful. A conviction, even for a minor offence can have consequences for your future employment and family. What you need is to connect with a team of best criminal advocates who are experienced, equipped and have seamless access to judicial precedents, reference materials, and computerized resources including the Internet, even while on the move to be able to provide the best criminal law services.

Criminal Lawyers provide assistance in the following matters:

  • Bail:
  1. Regular Bail
  2. Anticipatory Bail
  3. Appeal in High Court and Supreme Court against Rejection of Bail Application
  • FIR & Complaints:
  1. Drafting and Filing of Complaints before the Police or Magistrate/Court
  2. Filing of First Information Reports (FIRs)
  3. Quashing of FIRs and Criminal Complaints under Section 482 by the High Court
  • Appeal & Revision:
  1. Criminal Appeal
  2. Criminal Revision
  3. Appeal before the Hon’ble High Courts and the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India

Criminal Lawyers represent as well as resolve queries related to criminal offences falling under following parameters:

  • Body:
  1. Murder
  2. Attempt to Murder
  3. Outraging Modesty of a Woman
  4. Stalking
  5. Dowry Death
  6. Hurt/Grievous hurt
  7. Kidnapping
  • Property:
  1. Theft/Robbery/Extortion
  2. Cheating/Fraud/Forgery
  3. Criminal Breach of Trust
  4. Criminal Trespass
  5. Misappropriation of Funds
  6. Mischief
  • Marriage Related:
  1. Cruelty by Husband or His Family
  2. Adultery
  3. Bigamy
  4. Domestic Violence
  • Offences under other Criminal Laws:
  1. Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
  2. Juvenile Justice Act, 2000
  3. Narcotics & Drug violations barred by the Narcotics, Drugs & Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985
  4. Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956
  5. Arms act, 1959
  6. Electricity Theft under Electricity Act, 2003
  7. Maintenance Claims under Section 125 of Cr.P.C., 1973
  8. Contempt of Courts Act, 1971
  • Cheque Bounce / Dishonour of Cheques:
  1. Criminal Proceedings under Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
  • Economic Offences:
  1. SEBI Act, 1992
  2. FEMA, 1999
  • Cyber Crimes:
  1. Crimes under the Information Technology Act, 2000
  2. Fraudulent Financial Transactions
  3. Online Stalking

The courts where the criminal complaint can be filed and the trial is done:

S. No.CourtsJurisdiction
1.Supreme Court of IndiaCriminal Appeal & Revision against the order passed by the Bombay High Court/Sessions Court at Bombay
2.High Court of MadrasAddress: High Ct Rd, Parry's Corner, George Town, Chennai-600108, India Original as well as Appellate Jurisdiction
3.District and Sessions Court  Chennai City Civil CourtAddress:High Court Road, Parrys, George Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600104Offences in which the sentence is awarded upto Life Imprisonment and Death Sentence with the approval of Hon’ble High Court
The Appeal against the Order passed by the Metropolitan Matters are heard in this Court.
Filing of Bail Applications
4.Special Courts of Additional Sessions Judgei) 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.Chief Metropolitan MagistrateTrial of offences under Indian Penal Code and other Penal Offences wherein the sentence is awarded upto 7 years.
7.Additional Chief Metropolitan MagistrateTrial of Criminal cases investigated by Crime Branch and CBI;
8.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 Remand etc.

Contact Helpline Law for any legal advice!

Whether you have simply been contacted or have actually been arrested by the police, it is important you seek legal advice without delay before you are formally interviewed. Advice from a competent and experienced criminal lawyer before you are interviewed can and often does have a meaningful impact on the outcome of your case and in some instances, is the difference between whether or not your matter proceeds to court or not. Therefore, you can rely on the expertise and practical advice of criminal lawyers in our Chennai database.

Please feel free to connect with us through our website where you can discuss your Criminal Matter with our expert lawyer who is based at Chennai and seek assistance in resolving the dispute with the most favorable and efficient result.