Court Processes

   

Inter Pleader Proceedings

Inter pleader Proceedings refer to a situation where two or more persons claim something for example money in dispute, which is in the hands of a third (3rd) person and he has no claim to it but is ignorant as to which of the parties is rightly entitled to it. And  as such, that person…

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Third Party Proceedings

The general scope of third-party procedure is to deal with cases arising out of transactions between the Plaintiff and Defendant and third party, to try and settle them in one action. The law is that in order for a third party to be lawfully joined, the subject matter between the third party and the Defendant…

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Amicus Curiae Proceedings

According to the black’s law dictionary 10thedition, amicus curiae means literally a friend of the court. A person with strong interest in or views on the subject matter of an action, but not a party to the action, may petition to the court for permission to file a brief, ostensibly on behalf of a party…

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Omnibus Petition

Omnis comes from a Latin word “for all”. An omnibus petition is when smaller motions are all filed together in one single document. An omnibus petition is similar to consolidation of suits provided for by order 11 rule 1 of the civil procedure rules. It provides that where two or more suits are pending in…

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