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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.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
People die. That is something beyond our control. But what we can master is our succession planning.
Solomon & Co.
The Maharashtra Co-operative Societies Act, 1960 allows a member to nominate a person or persons to whom his share and interest in the co-operative society will be transferred...
Advaya Legal
A will shall be operational only after the death of the testator and under no situation will it be operational when the testator is alive.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
The Indian Succession Act, 1925 defines a succession certificate as a certificate issued by a court to the legal heirs of a deceased to establish the authenticity of the heirs...
Khaitan & Co
Recently, the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India in the case of Dr. K.S. Palanisami (Dead) vs Hindu community in general and citizens of Gobichettipalayam and others ruled upon the issue of...
Singh & Associates
The Delhi High Court, in one of its landmark ruling held that if a male member of Hindu Undivided Family (HUF), by virtue of his being the first born eldest, can be a Karta, so can a female member.
LexCounsel Law Offices
A HUF is a separate entity that is created by members of a family wherein the members are lineal ascendants or descendants.
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M Mulla Associates
Let's look at a situation where a married Hindu female dies intestate leaving behind her self -acquired properties.
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Joint or undivided family is the normal feature of the Hindu society.
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
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