Consumer protection act,Consumer rights
Can I be an advocate for myself in Consumer Court?
Can I Argue and Present My Complaint In Court Myself?
By  vasudha pasricha  |  28 Apr 2016  |  Upvotes: 0  | 

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Tushar Bhargava
Advocate

Yes, You do not have to be a lawyer to argue before consumer courts. However if the matter is a complicated one it is always advisable to engage someone including a lawyer with necessary experience in such matters. By a series of judgments, the Courts have granted a party to the proceeding before the District Forum/State Commission the right to authorise a person of his choice to represent him and also to examine and cross-examine the witnesses, address the Court and take part in the proceedings as the case may be.

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