District Court cannot appoint guardian for minors, only Family Court can: Kerala High Court

"In case of overlapping jurisdiction, it may result in contradictory orders, which may affect the welfare and well-being of the child, which is of paramount consideration," the Court said.
District Court cannot appoint guardian for minors, only Family Court can: Kerala High Court
Kerala HC, Custody of child

The Kerala High Court recently held that District Courts are empowered only to appoint a guardian for a minor's property and not for a minor's person and it is the Family Court that is empowered to do the latter [KS Narayana Elayathu v Sandhya].

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