The concept of notice is critical to the integrity of legal proceedings. Due process requires that legal action cannot be takenagainst anyone unless the requirements of notice and an opportunity to be heard are observed.Legal proceedings are initiated by providing notice to the individual affected. If an individual is accused of a crime, he has aright to be notified of the charges. In addition, formal papers must be prepared to give the accused notice of the charges. Anindividual who is being sued in a civil action must be provided with notice of the nature of the suit. State statutes prescribethe method of providing this type of notice. Courts are usually strict in requiring compliance with these laws, and ordinarily aplaintiff must put this information into a complaint that must be served upon the defendant in some legally adequate manner.The plaintiff may personally serve the complaint to the defendant. When that is not practical, the papers may be servedthrough the mail. In some cases a court may allow, or require, service by posting or attaching the papers to the defendant’slast known address or to a public place where the defendant is likely to see them. Typically, however, notice is given bypublication of the papers in a local newspaper. When the defendant is not personally served, or is formally served in anotherstate, the method of service is called substituted service. There are following Notices: Succession Certificate Petition Opening Sheet of Appeals Executive Petition Application for deposit of rent Address Form List of Documents Memorandum of Appearance Bail Bond Motor Accident Claim Petition Petition under Delhi Rent Control Act Application for certified copy in criminal case Memo of Fees Vakalatnama Medical Facility Notice To … Continue reading What is Legal Notice ? Types of LEGAL NOTICE.
The objective of immigration is gaining citizenship or nationality in a different country. In India, the law relating to citizenship or nationality is mainly governed by the provisions of the Constitution. The Constitution of India provides for single citizenship for the entire country. The provisions relating to citizenship are contained in Articles 5 to 11 … Continue reading What is objective of Immigration ?
Although human migration has existed for hundreds of thousands of years, immigration in the modern sense refers to movement of people from one nation-state to another, where they are not citizens. Immigration implies long-term permanent residence by the immigrants. Tourists and short-term visitors are not considered immigrants. However, seasonal labour migration (typically for periods of … Continue reading What is the law on immigration?
The person in- charge of a police station cannot refuse to register an FIR. It does not matter whether or not the information given is genuine. It is the statutory duty of a police officer to register an FIR whenever any information pertains to ant cognizable offence is reported to him/her. In case the person … Continue reading WHAT IF THE POLICE REFUSE TO FILE AN FIR?
There are a few things you should keep in mind if you are filing an FIR: 1. An FIR is recorded in first person, e.g. I was present on the scene of crime, I saw him taking out his gun. 2.The FIR should be registered immediately after the happening of crime. If there is any … Continue reading THINGS ONE MUST CONSIDER WHILE REGISTERING AN FIR
persons may file an FIR: the victim or any person on behalf of victim; any person who has witnessed the crime or has heard of the crime. In case the person has only heard of the crime and wants to file an FIR, then he must mention the source from where he/she has heard of … Continue reading WHO CAN FILE AN FIR?
First Information Report (FIR) is a written document prepared by the police when they receive information about the commission of a cognizable offence. It is a report of information that reaches the police first in point of time and that is why it is called the First Information Report. It is generally a complaint lodged … Continue reading What is FIR?