"Family Court Judges are under judicial suffocation", Madras HC chastises advocate who argued in contempt plea against judge

Meera Emmanuel September 9 2019
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The Madras High Court recently had occasion to sound a sympathetic note for the heavy caseload that Family Court judges in the state are faced with. In this regard, Justice PN Prakash remarked,

"We are conscious of the fact that though there are six Family Courts in Chennai, every Family Court is so overburdened with burgeoning matrimonial disputes that the Family Court Judges are under judicial suffocation."

The observation was made while dismissing a contempt petition . . .

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