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Rajani Associates
If there is no Will, the estate is distributed among the legal heirs according to the laws of succession
Vaish Associates Advocates
According to section 2(f) of the Indian Succession Act, 1925 Probate refers to a copy of the will that is certified by the seal of a court of competent jurisdiction.
Vaish Associates Advocates
Will is a legal document through which a person decides how his/her property would be distributed, allocated and spent after his death. A person who dies without creating a will is called dying intestate.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
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Vaish Associates Advocates
A will is a legal declaration of the intention of a person who is desirous of transferring his wealth to the subsequent generations.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
The issue of legatees vs. nominees still seems to be causing confusion in the minds of the public.
Clark Wilson LLP
From its beginnings, the Sikh faith was a head of its time and emphasized the equality and dignity of women:...
AZB & Partners
Though the concept of ancestral property has been in existence since time immemorial, the term has not been defined in any of the legislations governing
L&L Partners
Joint or undivided family is the normal feature of the Hindu society.
M Mulla Associates
Let's look at a situation where a married Hindu female dies intestate leaving behind her self -acquired properties.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The legal position in this regard is that upon demise of the nominator, it is the nominee who shall take possession of the property of the deceased nominator.
M Mulla Associates
The Bombay High Court in its decision in Sajanbir Singh Anand and Ors. v. Raminder Kaur Anand and Ors., 2018 (3) BOMCR 740 held that there cannot be a straitjacket formula...
Vaish Associates Advocates
A Will is made for disposition of property according to the wishes of the testator, after death.
M Mulla Associates
The High Court discussed the provisions of Sections 2 and 26 of the Succession Act and stated that the two provisions have to be read together and not in isolation.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Recently, the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India in the case of Danamma @ Suman Surpur & Anr. V. Amar & Ors. clarified the position of law related to Hindu Succession Act, 2005 and held that ...
Vaish Associates Advocates
A Will mainly aims at: Disposition of property; Being made according to the wishes of the testator. Its primary Characteristics are: It takes effect after the death of the testator...
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
A Will differs from contracts and other executed documents in one important aspect.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
In the recent case of AMARDEEP SINGH VS. HARVEEN KAUR, CA NO, 11158 OF 2017 it has been held by the Supreme Court that the period of 6 months, as mentioned in Section 13B(2) is not mandatory...
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
A Will is one of the most frequently used tools in the process of succession planning. A Will is made by testators at the appropriate stage(s) of their life, and usually benefits family.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Over the past few years, many Indian business families have established estate planning structures, many of which comprise one or more family trusts.
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