• Can divorce settlement papers be downloaded online?

Divorce judgement was given in the late 1990s.
We have the settlement number but do not have the judgment papers.
Do we need to approach the same lawyer who was part of the proceedings or can the judgement document be accessed on an online repository?
Asked 1 year ago in Family Law from Bangalore, Karnataka
Religion: Hindu
1) you can approach any lawyer to obtain copy of judgment passed in your divorce petition by the court . 

2) it is not necessary that you approach the same lawyer 

3)you can visit the court website to find out whether said judgment is available online or not 
Ajay Sethi
Advocate, Mumbai
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1. You can take help of your previous lawyer or engage a law clerk,
2.They would get a certified copy of the order and decree .
3.Downloaded copy has no evidentiary value.
Devajyoti Barman
Advocate, Kolkata
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Hi
if you know the court in which divorce was granted, you can file for a copy of a suit extract register through a lawyer and get  the copy of the decree and judgment. 
any lawyer will suffice.
orders pertaining to 1990 will not be available online.
Rajgopalan Sripathi
Advocate, Hyderabad
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you can contact your lawyer or apply directly to the registry for certified copy if you have case number. lawyer keeps all the records of his case so he can provide you details about your case.
Shivendra Pratap Singh
Advocate, Lucknow
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You need a certified copy of the judgment and not a web copy. So obtain the certified copy through your lawyer or any local lawyer.
Ashish Davessar
Advocate, Jaipur
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You can get the copy of Judgement and decree by filing a copy application before the concerned court directly. Or Approach any lawyer to obtain copy of judgment . Online copy is not obtain in the year 1990.
Ajay N S
Advocate, Ernakulam
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You may not find the judgment of the year 1990 online.  You may apply for a certified copy of the same as party in person too.  You do not have to compulsorily get the copies through advocate only.
You may visit the court office, file a copy application with the details and get them.
T Kalaiselvan
Advocate, Vellore
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