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Courts in Mumbai

Courts in Mumbai are the integral part of Indian judicial system and at least outlined information about Mumbai Courts is essential for all “Mumbaikars” as well as for coming to stay in the city for a certain period for business, or for service posting etc. The courts of Mumbai work within a statutory network and maintain their ranks and hierarchies by dealing with different legal issues. Here we have discussed about some significant courts in Mumbai, advance knowledge about which will keep you more confident while you will be in the city.

Courts in Mumbai

City Civil Court Mumbai

City civil courts of Mumbai are the judicial name of municipal courts. These courts work within a short span of issues and mostly deal with municipal ordinances and violations of civil matters. These are first level of state courts and lodged complaints are called lawsuit here which is raised by a plaintiff and the contestant of the complaint is called defendant. Mumbai city civil court works under Mumbai High Court.

Contact details of City civil court Mumbai

City civil court Mumbai
Old Secretarial Building,
Near Elphistone College, Opposite Jhangir Art Gallery,
Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil Road, Kalaghoda,
Mumbai - 400023, India, (022) 22844134

Family Court Mumbai

A family court is a court arranged to resolve matters and release orders in relation to family law, for example, custody of kids where there is a marital dispute. The Family Courts Act 1984 was endorsed on 14th September 1984 for providing family courts with a vision to promote reconciliation in and for securing prompt legal settlement of disputes related to marriage as well as of related family affairs for Indian citizens. In Mumbai, family courts are established under section 3 of Indian constitution.

The matters which are commonly dealt in Mumbai Family Court are cheifly matrimonial relief which includes judicial separation, restitution of conjugal rights, nullity of marriage, divorce, declaration as to the validity of marriage and matrimonial status of the person, property of the spouses or any of them and statement as to the legality of any person, custody of a person or custody of any minor, etc.

Contact details of family courts in Mumbai

Bandra Family Court
BKC Road, Bandra Kurla Complex,
Bandra East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400051, India.

Labor Court in Mumbai

Labor Court in Mumbai is also known as industrial tribunal court and it deals with employment or labor related matters and concerning disputes. This level of courts work under Mumbai High court and addresses issues related to employment equality, Pensions related disputes,  disputes on Working Time,  issues related to salary, wages, overtime, protection of Employees’ right (Part-Time Work and full timers , both), and workplace Safety as well as about Health and Welfare at Workplace etc.

Contact details of Labor court of Mumbai

Ground Floor New Administrative Building,
Opposite Chetana College, Government Colony,
Bandra East, Mumbai - 400051
Contact number-(022) 26418655

District court Mumbai

District Courts of Mumbai work in district level but thy are the first post of a legal dispute hence the decision of district level courts are given priority when the case is placed in front of higher court and even for Supreme Court. District Judges are considered as the highest authority of a district where judicial matters are concerned, so are their decisions are given adequate weight-age. District court deals with both criminal and judicial matters: most common cases dealt by district court are sexual assault, serious assault, fraudulent activities, theft, burglary, drug offenses, etc.

Contact details of District Court Mumbai

Opposite Collector Office, Adv Prabhakar Hegde Marg,
Tembhi Naka, Thane, Mumbai,
Maharashtra, 400601, India,
Contact phone number: 022 - 25474574

Small Causes Court Mumbai

In Indian cities, the Small Causes Courts are responsible for adjudicating matters related to civil cases. The court is responsible for cases relating to tax, (family matters are not dealt by small cause’s court.), property disputes (which relate to rent, leave and license) and other such cases. In Mumbai there are two courts, the main is located in the Dhobi Talao region of South Mumbai and the other in Bandra. Mostly these courts deal with property disputes, tax related matters, and different types of civil cases.

Contact details of Small causes court Mumbai

L T Marg, Kalbadevi,
Mumbai - 400002, Maharashtra, India,
Contact numbers: (22)-22088700, 22088749

High Court of Mumbai

Mumbai High Court, Maharashtra, is one of the eldest High Courts in India with jurisdiction power over Maharashtra and Goa, as well as in the Union Territories of Daman, Diu, Dadra, and Nagar Haveli. Mumbai High Court has regional branches located at Aurangabad and Nagpur in Maharashtra and Panaji in Goa.

Mumbai High Court has played a significant role in Indian Judicial system since Indian freedom; the first Attorney General, the chief justice, and the Solicitor General were appointed from this court. Since independence, total twenty two judges were appointed/ promoted to the Hon’ble Supreme Court and eight of them have been contributed in Indian judicial system as Chief Justices of India.

By default, the decisions of Mumbai High Court can only be appealed to the Indian Supreme Court. The Bombay High Court maintains strength of 75 judges for dealing with the cases presented in front of the court for resolution.

Contact address of Bombay High Court

High Court Building, Dr Kane Road, Fort, Mumbai, MH 400032, India
Phone: 91- 22- 2267 2001
Working Hours: Monday to Friday between 10:30 am and 5:30 pm.

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