• Can I fight my own case?

I want to know if I can fight my own case? Do I have to file a vakalatnama in the court for this?
Asked 3 years ago in Criminal Law from Mumbai, Maharashtra
yes you can fight your own case and no vakalatnama only 
mention appearing in person.
Anil Gupta
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It is always good to have an advocate with you for your case if you really want to fight,as there are lots of skills involved while fighting for a case
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Our justice system has been designed in such way that  even litigant  can conduct his/ her own case before any Court of Law.Though he or she need comprehensive knowledge about the subject matter of his own case, legal Provision , Sections, and how to file cases and clear clarity about judgement, case law to strengthen the case.
Soumya   Kundu
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Yes you can. No need to place on record a vakaltnama. Simply file the appearance form.
Ashish Davessar
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there no need of any vakalatnama if a person is ready to fight his/her own case.
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You may fight ur own case but there are  certain legal process/techniques which you would not be knowing and only an advocate  can represent  the case in a better manner because the court would not assist you.  Still if u do it, u will be at risk of loosing your case and may repent later on.
Fateh Chand Sharma
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