How To File A Consumer Complaint
By Advocate Atit Jain / 2017-04-08
A step by step guide to filing a consumer complaint in the Consumer Forum, State District forum.

Have a Legal Issue?

Get connected to the Best Lawyers and Chartered Accountants Near You!


We are all consumers of goods and services in one way or the other. The moment we take birth on this earth we become consumers and are entitled to seek relief under the Consumer Protection Act . These days we see that consumers are cheated and harassed in many ways. At times they are provided with the inferior quality of goods, at times with less quantity than actually demanded whereas at other times the consumer is charged with excess prices than otherwise fixed for the commodity. The traders consider consumers as persons who are morons having paying capacity and can try to deceive them in every possible way. Therefore there was a strong need felt to protect the consumers

Following are the steps to be followed and points to be kept in mind while filing a consumer complaint at the District Forum or State or National commission.

Jurisdiction

Depending on the relief claimed, a consumer complaint will be filed with the District, State or National Commission. The best consumer court lawyers in India can help you in filing a consumer case with any of the following courts:

  • District Forum: When relief claimed is less than Rs. 20, 00, 000/-;

  • State Commission: When relief claimed is more than Rs. 20, 00, 000/- but less than Rs. 1, 00, 00, 000/-;
  • National Commission: When the relief claimed exceeds Rs. 1, 00, 00, 000/-.
A step by step guide to filing a consumer complaint in the Consumer Forum, State District forum.

Have a Legal Issue?

Get connected to the Best Lawyers and Chartered Accountants Near You!


Related Posts

Read Our Blogs on Similar Topics