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Defamation

Overview

If someone has made false accusation/statement against you, which has caused loss to your goodwill or affected your image, you may file a defamation suit against him. Through a Civil Suit for defamation, you can seek compensation and damages for the loss caused to you. MyAdvo will help you file a suit for defamation through an expert civil lawyer and will help manage the case lifecycle.

Steps involved in a Suit for Defamation

Request

Once you send in a request, our representative will get in touch with you to understand your requirements.

Documents and Questionnaire
A checklist of documents and a questionnaire will be provided to record your details.
Document Verification
You will be required to send clear scanned copies of documents pertaining to the dispute/matter for verification by a lawyer.
Petition Drafting

The petition will be drafted and shared with you for review and approval within 7 days of receiving the documents.

Filing of Suit

The suit will be filed before the relevant civil court within 3 days of receipt of the signed draft.

First Hearing

The lawyer will present preliminary arguments before the court to explain the matter to the judge and get the suit admitted.

Reply

Upon presentation of arguments by the lawyer, the Court will ask the opposite party to file its reply. 

Hearing and arguments

Court will conduct hearings in the matter and examine the evidence presented before it. MyAdvo will keep you updated on the status of your case.

Judgment

The court will deliver judgment in the matter.

Required Documents

  • Documents proving and confirming your stance/argument (exact documents to be conveyed to you by the lawyer, during the consultation)

  • Documentary/ audio-visual proof of the false statement made

  • Signed Vakalatnama

Why MyAdvo?

Pool of expert lawyers who have experience in dealing with civil disputes
Step-by-step update through the case lifecycle
A-Z guarantee which covers cost of changing the lawyer in the rare case of any concern
Dedicated portal to manage your case documents and communicating directly with the lawyer
Payment is fixed in the beginning and you are not hassled later

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