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RAMESH KISANI (Managing Director)     09 July 2016

How to address a lady/female judge presiding in civil court

I am pleading "in person" in a Civil Suit at City Civil Court. Normaly Male Judges are addressed as

"YOUR HONOR" but now since the Presiding Judge is a Lady / Female, Please guide me how shall I address her - "YOUR LADYSHIP" is correct, or there is any other suitable title to address her in the Court? Thanks.



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Srinivas Rao V   09 July 2016

SImply address as : Madam, Your Honour, 

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Kamlesh Dayma (Advocate)     09 July 2016

You can address her by my Lady, my Ladyship. Your Ladyship is also correct. 

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JustAdvisor (IT)     09 July 2016

generally "your ladyship" is used for high court and above. but there is certainly no harm if you address her this way.
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