The courts in Malegaon are situated in the western division of the city which is also called the camp area. There are a total of ten courts in the city of Malegaon and these courts deal in various cases related to civil issues, crime, family affairs, and property disputes. Recently, there was a new court constructed in the city and inaugurated by the then Chief Justice of Bombay High Court, Swatantra Kumar on 10th October, 2009. The most important court buildings in Malegaon include of senior division courts, sessions court, bar council and judicial magistrate first class courts. These courts located in the city form an integral part in the effective administration of the city.
Session Courts in Malegaon
There are a total of three sessions courts in the city of Malegaon. One sessions court is the main court that deals in criminal cases while the other two sessions court are ad hoc courts. To receive bail in any sort of a criminal case, an applicant is required to approach the main sessions court. There are three special Public Prosecutors in each of the sessions court in Malegaon.
Senior Division Court in Malgaon
There are a total of two senior division courts in Malegaon. The first senior division court deals in various types of property matters and land disputes. Land disputes that range upto Rs. One Lakh are directly referred to the first senior division court. The second senior division court generally deals with different types of marital clashes under the Hindu Marriage Act of 1955.
Judicial Magistrate First Class Court
There are a total of five Judicial Magistrate First Class Courts in the city of Malegaon and all the five JMFCs are under the jurisdiction of five judges. The JMFCs deal in criminal cases according to the police stations that they comprise of and they also deal with family disputes, civil issues and civil cum criminal matters. Fraud cases below the amount of Rs. One Lakh are dealt with in the Judicial Magistrate First Class Courts. There are a total of seven Public Prosecutors in the Judicial Magistrate First Class Courts and these Public Prosecutors also work in the Senior Division Courts.
Malegaon Bar Association
Malegaon Bar Association of the lawyers comprises of four hundred members. A senior defense counsel, Mr. R.K. Bachhaois the present President of the Bar Association of Malegaon.