Are there any online petitions requesting an urgent hearing?
There is no record of the number of online petitions that were submitted requesting for urgent hearing. Every litigant and lawyer is eager to exhibit urgency in her case and is anxious to secure relief for herself or for her client.
Why did I not go to my eviction hearing?
A good reason for not going to the hearing would be if you were in hospital. The court could decide to ‘set aside’ a possession order – this means your case would be reheard. They might do this if you: The court might arrange an urgent hearing if the eviction is due to happen immediately.
Is there a helpline for people in court?
We are a charity supporting people who face court alone so that they can represent themselves to the best of their abilities. Our service is free and based in court buildings. In addition to our local offices, w e also offer a National Helpline Service on 03000 810 006 which is open Monday to Friday 10:30am to 3:30pm.
How are extremely urgent cases heard in India?
On March 22, the Court notified that two-judge benches would hear extremely urgent cases through video conferencing, and the Standard Operating Procedure for the same was disseminated. Following the Government of India’s call on nation-wide lockdown, the Court on March 26 reiterated its earlier circular to hear matters involving extreme urgency.
How can I get help with my court case?
The court is hearing most cases online. The court is using a program called WebEx for online hearings. You, or your lawyer if you have one, must contact the court at least three days before your court date to let the court know if you are ready to go ahead. If you don’t have a lawyer, you can get help with your court case.
How can I attend a court hearing online?
Most hearings will be online, using a program called WebEx. Even if you do not go to your local court for your hearing, you still need participate in your hearing by joining the online hearing using WebEx. You can access WebEx on a computer, tablet or smartphone. For more information about how to use WebEx, see How does an online hearing work?
What happens if you do not attend your court hearing?
If you do not follow your bail conditions, you could be arrested and put in custody until your hearing. Your court date might be changed and if it is the court will automatically extend your bail to the new court date. You must participate in your court hearing but this is likely to be online.
Is there a file for an urgent court case?
Guidance about urgent cases including information on hearing applications without notifying the other parties. This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.