Court fees to file a case for cheque bounce


Sir 2 years back we purchased a house by giving payment of Rs 700000/- but the builder not giving a house he kept another person as rented so we cancel that deal & asked our payment by regular follow up he give 200000/- & for balance he give cheque of Rs 500000/- it get bounced & we want to lodge compalaint against bounce so please advice what is the court fees for that

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113 votes

Dear sir,
Court fees defers from State to State, and i am not aware where you held from. However, in Maharasthra it is 2% subject maximum Rs.1,50,000/- Further, prosecuting the builder in Section 138 is best remedy for you to recover your money and you should make hurry to file case. Kindly consult the lawyers immediately to file case.


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262 votes

Court fees is 10,000/- for 5 lakhs.
The court in who's jurisdiction you are to file the case is the branch area you have deposited your cheque. Do send him a statutory notice before filing the complaint within 30 days of the cheque being bounced.

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