quesWhat is a process to file a domestic violence complaint?

What is the process to file a complaint in domestic violence and can the wife live in shared accommodation? Also, what is the time frame in which one can expect a resolution.

  • ansA complaint is filed before the concerned Metropolitan Magistrate. He affords a hearing in no later than 3 days.

    Wife has full right to live shared family accommodation.

    Lastly, no fixed time frame is present but such complaints are disposed off very quickly.

    Advocate Nishant Rai

      Greater Kailash-1, Delhi

  • ansFirstly, you have to collect your chain of events I.e.harassment like sexually, financially, emotionally, physically and mentally.Then it will be converted into a legal format.
    Yes,a wife can live in shared accomodation.
    It will take approx 2 years In which one can except a resolution.

    Advocate Arti Sharma

      Tis Hazari Court, Delhi

  • ansU need to first give a complaint to the concerned police station regarding the incidence of domestic violence n then there is a prescribed format in domestic violence act to file complaint before a magistrate on the basis of police complaint . u need a advocate to file complaint as there are lot of technicalities in filing a case u/s 12 of domestic violence act

    Advocate Anshul Gupta

      Ajmeri Gate, Delhi

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