Is properly signed but scanned copy of vakalatnama accepted in family court?
will be out for some official work and was not aware of the case. What are the options to get an adjournment done?
T. Kalaiselvan, Advocate (Advocate) 14 November 2013
Scanned or photo copy of Vakalatnama will not be accepted by the court, instead file memo undertaking to file a vakalat in the next hearing.
Advocate Bhartesh goyal (advocate) 14 November 2013
Scaned or photo copy of vakalatnama if bears original signature of client than it is acceptable but in family courts under the provisions of Family Court Act 1984 appearance of Advocate /counsel is barred.see sec 13 of Family Court act 1984
Notwithstanding anything contained in any law, no party to a suit or proceeding before a Family Court shall he entitled, as of right, to be represented by a legal practitioner: Provided that if the Family Court considers it necessary in the interest of justice, it may seek the assistance of a legal expert as amicus curiae
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