Caveat India

Filing Caveat in Supreme Court

Caveat in Supreme Court of India

Filing Caveat in Supreme Court usually involves submitting a few specific documents and following a particular format for filing with required fees. A person who approaches for filing a caveat in Supreme Court is someone who has already won the case in High Court . So therefore he is a winner in High Court and he apprehends that the opposite party may approach the Supreme Court for filing an Appeal or a Special leave Petition.

Documents required for Filing Caveat in Supreme Court

  1. Caveat Petition/Application: There is a particular format of filing in Supreme Court and a qualified Advocate-On-Record is trained to file a caveat petition/application .
  2. Affidavit: No requirement of affidavit in fil caveat in Supreme Court
  3. Court Fees: There is a prescribed fees for filing a caveat .
  4. Vakalatnama- A signed vakalatnama is required for filing a Caveat
  5. : Include your contact details and address for service so that the court and other parties can communicate with you.
  6. Notice to the Opposite Party: Not required , Only when the opposite party files a Special Leave petition or Appeal ,  the Caveator i.e the person who files the caveat will be informed immediately that the Opposite party has approached the Supreme Court by way of an Appeal or Special Leave Petition.

It’s crucial to check the specific rules and procedures of the Supreme Court where you intend to file the caveat, as they may have their own forms and requirements. Additionally, seeking legal advice or consulting with a lawyer who is familiar with the relevant jurisdiction can help ensure that you meet all the necessary requirements and follow the correct procedure.

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