[Breaking] Personal presence of petitioners in family court, NI Act cases not required if advocate acts as authorized agent: Karnataka HC

Karnataka HC
Karnataka HC

The Karnataka High Court today held that it is not necessary for family courts to insist on personal presence of petitioners, provided they are represented by an advocate who acts as an authorized agent on their behalf.

This direction was passed by the Court while hearing a suo motu PIL to address the various legal and technical issues that may arise before the District and Trial Courts when it resumes limited functioning amid the COVID-19 crisis.

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