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Can NRI file divorce case without coming to India?

YES Non-Resident Indians (NRI) settled abroad may want to have divorce by way of mutual consent (uncontested) or uncontested divorce in India without coming to India. In the past, this was not possible. However with the change in times, the courts have recognised that the persons were settled abroad are sometime not able to come […]

How do consumer courts protect NRI from builders and developers?

It has often been observed that builders and developers try to cheat Non-Resident Indians (NRI) by promising to deliver them fully furnished flats and then fail to deliver the possession of such flats in time. In such a case what remedy does a non-resident Indian have under Consumer Protection Act? Let us study this question […]

Objections to jurisdiction in NRI property case

This article is useful to know why NRI should not file case at any place except where property is located. Only that court in whose jurisdiction property is located can try property related case. If property case is filed in wrong court, the opposite side can take objections under section 21 of CPC. Jurisdiction means […]