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Caveat Petition| Renewal

Caveat Petition expires after 90 days from the date on which it was first registered. Once Caveat Petition expires one has an option of filing afresh which after 90 days or  opt for Caveat Petition Renewal.

Now this happens in case when no petition or appeal is filed within 90 days . Therefore if one still feels or apprehends that there is chance of the opposite party filing it one may file after an expiry of 90 days.
The process remains the same as it was when one first filed .
Filing a caveat petition can be done within a few hours upon receiving relevant documents . Once filed a provisional diary number will be given and within a day or two it is updated online and one can view it in the official website.
The caveat petition remains active upto 90 days from the date it is registered . Any filings by the opposite party will be informed and the person who files a petition will also be informed that a caveat petition has been filed . Therefore both parties are kept informed on the filing of the caveat petition.
The caveator at all times will be intimated about any progress in the case which has been filed and will be supplied with a copy of the same .
One should remember that the party in whose favour the high court has passed a favourable order files a caveat . Caveat Petitions can be filed in every court within the jurisdiction of india. for more information  visit

Once Caveat is renewed it remains active for another 90 days. Therefore unless the opposite party files  a petition within that period, it is advisable that the caveator renews the caveat .Caveat Petition Renewal can also be done after expiry of 90 by filing afresh.

File Afresh after 90 days 

Although 90 days is the time period within which one must file a caveat petition but the Petitioner can always produce grounds for condonation of delay. therefore it is advisable to keep the caveat petition active at all times.Caveat Petition Renewal can be an option, however Caveat Petition Renewal can be dispensed with by filing a fresh  caveat.

Tapan Choudhury

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