Shivamogga

Legal Aid

DISTRICT LEGAL SERVICES AUTHORITY, SHIMOGGA

     In the background of Article 39A of Constitution of India, the Legal Services Authroities Act, 1997 came into effect with the main object to spread Legal Awareness amongst the public at large by conducting Legal Literacy Camps, Workshops and Seminars and also to settle the dispute amicably by way of ADR methods as well as extend the legal aid to the needy people.   As per the Act, in India three authorities viz., National Legal Services Authority (NALSA), State Legal Services Authority (KSLSA), District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) as well as three committees viz., Supreme Court Legal Services Committee, High Court Legal Services Committee and Taluka Legal Services Committees are constituted to achieve the object.

     Since 1997, the District Legal Services Authority, Shivamoogga is working in the District Court Complex, BalrajUrs Road, Shivamogga.   Since 2017 March, the District Legal Services Authority, Shivamogga got its own independent building and now working in the 3rd Floor, Annexure Building, Court Complex, Shivamogga.  District Legal Services Authority, Shivamogga consisting of Six Taluka Legal Services Committees i.e., Bhadravathi, Sagara, Shikaripura, Thirthahalli, Soaraba and Hosanagara.  All these Legal Services Committees are working in respective talukas court complex building.

     The District Legal Services Authority, Shivamogga secured 3rd place in the State awarded by Karnataka State Legal Services Authority in the year 2014-15 in recognition of disposal of more number of cases in Megha Lok-Adalat.

    The Shivamogga District Legal Services Authority is headed by its Hon’ble Chairman, who is the Prl. District & Sessions Judge.  At present Sri.R.B. Dharmagoudar is the Prl. District & Sessions Judge and Chairman leading the District Legal Services Authority.  Sri.Somashekhar C. Badami is the Member Secretary.  Apart from the Chairman and Member Secretary, District Legal Services Authority is consisting of the following members:-

  1. The Deputy Commissioner of the District.
  2. The Chief Executive Officer of the Zilla Panchayath.
  3. The Superintended of Police of the District.
  4. The District Government Pleader.
  5. The Assistant Director of Prosecution
  6. The President, District Bar Association.

     Likewise, the Taluka Legal Services Committees are headed Senior Civil Judges of respective talukas as Ex-officio Chairman and Civil Judge of respective talukas is the Secretary and consisting of other Statutory Members.

          In the recent years, the activities of District Legal Services Authority spread into many sphere such as, providing legal services, constituting lok-adalats and mediation, organizing legal awareness programmes to create legal awareness, extending legal aid to the needy people and awarding compensation under Victim Compensation Scheme-2011 etc.,.

LEGAL AID

         The District Legal Services Authority, Shivamogga effectively functioning to give legal services to the public at large.  To achieve the goal, the District Legal Services Authority constituted legal aid clinics viz., Front Office Clinic, Taluk Office Clinic, Jail Clinic, CDPO Office Clinic, Juvenile Justice Board Clinic, Village Clinic.  To give legal services through this clinics and other modes, the Shivamogga District Legal Services Authority and Taluka Legal Services Committees have selected Advocates and empanelled as under:

 

LIST OF PANEL ADVOCATES

SL.No. Name of Taluk Name of the Advocates Sriyuths : Smt. Contact Nos.
1 District Legal Services Authority,  Shivamogga P N Rajaram 9844466533               08182-223546
2   H Prashanthi 9880771584
3   Annapoorna N Shetty 9481307059
4   R H Sadiq 9449685504
5   H M Renukamma 9845527671
6   Vani Narayana Swamy 9844134669
7   Manjula R

8105656411

8   Narayana B K 9844466684
9   Chandrashekar J C 9880867820
10   M B Malathesha 9964164352
11   Nandini Devi N R 9880233868
12   K L Maruthi 9448824336
13   K G Vadiraj 9964085214
14   Shainay Mary C F 9481601567
15   D Prashantha 9449782840
16   Teresa Dias 9449289023
17   Vanitha N S 9845496889
18   Sheelavathi Karnam 9844859349
19   Kamala H S 9986439171
20   Ramesh Niak 9448530646
21   Manjula M 9449400352
22   Neelakshi G N 9844301537
23   Kavitha P C 9449328457
24   Bhavani Rao S 9740557770
25   Kavitha M 9742151244
26   Veena H G 9964405746
27   Shivappa G S 9739995041
28   Lokeshappa 9980766309
29   Parameswarappa N H 9008005769
30   Sampath Kumar A G 9535308886
31   Udayakumar Y H 9902032640
32   Ganeshappa R S 9964381187
33   Ravikumar M H 9945523862
34   Jagadisha G 9945009984
35   Shashidhara 9980181606
36   Pradip Kumar S 9632724868
37   Manjunatha S 9480373587
38   Neelajyothi V 8050847379
39   Basavaraja M 9620179180
40   Ujwala J 9449242004
41   Shiek Mohammad 9972853082
42   Rajappa K S 9480992632
43 Bhadravathi Taluk Lokesh 9945456043
44   Asha N M 9481210675
45   Sujatha C 9481192789
46   Umashankar S R 9449019678
47   G Tippeswamy 9686923781
48   Ismail Hussain 9900245953
49   P Jayaprabha 8147996516
50   Vimala 9449362992
51   B Punitha 9845710435
52   Bekal Vidya Vittal 9901474472
53   H Jayashree 9483630230
54   Navarathnamala S R 8105336872
55   H N Tirumalesh 9845666941
56   Nagaveni 9480242216
57   Shashi Rao V 9945983432
58   H Rajashekhar Niak 9663826733
59   S Swetha 9242394450
60   Vittal Rao Y

9902616111

61   Bhavya S 9986048476
62   Sudha B N 9141880989
63   Shivakumar M 8123773911
64   Rangappa N 9535256092
65   G Bhagyalakshmi 9902192008
66 Sagara Taluk Seetharamu M H 9449782172
67   K Prakash 9845171389
68   Mangala Gowri H V 9740554091
69   Bharathi R 9663343495
70 Soraba Taluk Manchappa T K 9901298996
71   Sathyanarayana H E 9980513452
72   Ranganath C 9901192864
73   Dakappa H 9741148678
74   Ramappa M 9880946212
75   Parashuramappa K 9743478595
76   Chandrashekhar 9980373211
77   Prashanth H M 9880808849
78   Chandrashekharappa C B 9980749847
79   Umeshappa G 9242855103
80 Hosanagara Taluk A L Shivappa 9448536294
81   S K Mahadevappa Gowda 9901443535
82   K C Nagaraj 9448766543
83   Devaraj M D 9449547386
84   Y P Mahesh 9880286337
85   Mukundachandra S 9481627059
86   Chanrappa H 9611161918
87 Shikaripura Taluk G B Manjula 9591784842
88   M Lakshmanappa 9901791672
89   H Raghavendra 9480672167
90   Dakshayanamma 9844607507
91   S L Devaraj 9986325129
92   Kavitha H Goddappa 8747809833
93   Ganesh 9901591693
94 Thirthahalli Taluk T R Avinash 9480378677
95   Adarsh K V 9448984687
96   Kumar N 8762076876
97   Sandesh KUmar T K 9449981888
98   Sachin H S 9449884688

    

      The District Legal Services Authority and Taluka Legal Services Committees are extending legal aid to the needy people through the above empanelled advocates, who are also working periodically in legal aid clinics.

 

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION SYSTEM

          The Shivamogga District Legal Services Authority and Taluka Legal Services Committees are conducting many more Lok-Adalaths through which, large number  of Pending and Pre-Litigation cases are disposed off.  For the purpose of effective mediation process, the District Legal Services Authority and Taluka  Legal Services Committees are consisting large number of  Trained  Mediators amongst  Members  of  Bar  Association.  The list of trained mediators are as under:

SL.No. Name of the District / Taluka Name of the Mediators
1 Shivamogga DLSA S T Ranganath
2   K R Hemanthkumar
3   Autho Pinto
4  

K n Vasanth Kumar

5   S D Anantharam Singh
6   N Venkata Ram
7   Nageshan
8   Shylaja Paramesh
9   S Hariprasad
10   P N Rajaram
11   Sayinatha
12   R H Sadiq
13   K M Devaraj
14   B Mahadeva L al
15   K S Janaka Shetty
16   N Devendrappa
17   S A Gururaja
18   Shyamala Shastry
19   K S Shankar Shastry
20   V Shakunthala
21   H Prashanthi
22   Nagaraja
23   S Anantha Shastry
24   D S Bhuvaneshwari
25   T Ravindra
26   M B Basavarajappa
27   R Krishnamurthy
28   H Ravishankar
29   S V Jayaprasad
30   H M Renukamma
31   H B Devendrappa
32 Bhadravathi TLSC

Manvikere Manjappa

33   D T Venktesh
34   S Narayana Rao
35  

Mohammed Lliyaz R V

36   Murthuz Ali
37   H Vinayak
38   B M Puttaswamy
39   S Shivashankar (DEAD)
40   B C Keshavmurthy
41   Smt.Vimala
42   B T Raju
43   D M Vishwanath
44 Sagara TLSC Maridas
45  

S T Hiremat

46   H R Sreedhara
46   I N Suresh Babu
47   Smt.Anasuya H C
48   B N Udaykumar
49   B A Puttappa
50   K M Suryanarayana
51   Arif Ali Khan
52   P N Ranganath
53   Bharath Raj
54 Soraba TLSC Manchappa T K
55   Sudhakar P Naik
56   M Nagappa
57   Rudrappa C S
58   M Shivappa
59   Jayasheela K B Gowda
60   Veerabhadrappa M K
61 Shikaripura TLSC K S Vasanthmadav
62   B Prabakar
63   G Koddappa
64   J Parameshwarappa
65   M N Krishnappa
66   M Laxmanappa
67   S Danendrappa
68   K G Prasannakumar
69   C M Marvalli
70 Thirthahalli TLSC Chandrashekar
71   M N Ramesh
72   S V Lokesh
73   A Shreeshar
74   Prabhakara Y
75   T D Yagneshwara
76   T R Avanesh
77 Hosanagara TLSC Mahadevappa Gowda S K
78   Shivappa A L
79   M R Eshwarappa
80   Shanmukhappa
81   A D Raghunandan
82   K B Prashanth

 

VICTIM COMPENSATION SCHEME - 2011

          For the implementation of the scheme, the District Legal Services Authority Shivamogga, constituted Victim Compensation Scheme Committee headed by Hon’ble Prl. District & Sessions Judge and Chairman of District Legal Services Authority and other two members i.e, The Member Secretary of District Legal Services Authority and the President of the District Bar Association.  After the scheme came in to effect, the Victim Compensation Scheme  Committee (DLSA) has decided large number of Victim Compensation cases and gave compensation totally to the tune of Rs.90,00,000/- by the end of April 2017.  The judgments passed by the Victim Compensation Committee will be approved by the District Legal Services Authority and the same will be submitted to the Karnataka State Legal Services Authority, Bengaluru for allotment of fund, who in turn secure the fund from the state government and will allot to the District Legal Services Authority, Shivamogga for disbursement to the Victims.

 

AWARENESS PROGRAMMES

          To create legal awareness to the public at large of Shivamogga District, the District Legal Services Authority and Taluka Legal Services Committees are organizing more and more number of legal awareness programmes, workshops, seminars in the District and Taluka Head Quarters as well as in Villages on various subject of laws, Government Schemes and benefits, about the authorities and tried to eradicate the burning local problems faced by public at large.  Thus, the District Legal Services Authority, Shivamogga spread the message of Access to Justice at widest level.

DLSA CONTACT DETAILS

Landline: 08182-222218

Member Secretary Mobile: 9482269030

Residential No: 08182-250002

E-mail Address : dlsashivamogga@gmail.com