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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
Through its historic ruling delivered by a five-judge bench in the case of Shayara Bano and Ors v. Union of India on August 22nd 2017, the Supreme Court of India (SC) liberated Muslim women from the perpetual fear of...
Vivek Nasa & Associates
Transfer of cases relating to Matrimonial Disputes from a court situated in a particular state to a court situated in another state, can only be done by the way of Transfer Petition...
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...
Singh & Associates
Parental Alienation Syndrome is the unhealthy coalition between a narcissistic parent and his or her children against the targeted, non-narcissistic, nonabusive parent.
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...
Khaitan & Co
The Supreme Court of India in its recent decision held that a benchmark of 25% of the net salary of a husband was held to be a "just and proper" amount as alimony to his former wife.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
This article provides an analysis of the roles, duties and responsibilities of a karta in a HUF in light of a landmark verdict delivered by the Delhi High Court which established that the eldest female member of the family can be a karta in a HUF.
LexCounsel Law Offices
Hopefully, many of these issues would be debated over the next few months, before the Surrogacy Bill takes the shape of a parliament enacted law.
Khaitan & Co
Severance of the joint and undivided status of an HUF can be brought about by a partition.
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.
Khaitan & Co
The Hon'ble High Court of Delhi, in its landmark verdict pronounced in the matter of Mrs Sujata Sharma v Shri Manu Gupta & Ors, has held that the eldest woman member of a Mitakshara HUF can be its "Karta / Manager".
IndusLaw
Indian Parliament enacted the Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005 so as to confer equal right to a daughter to a share in Hindu joint family property by deeming a daughter to be a coparcener.
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Khaitan & Co
Historically, the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 (HSA), did not confer any rights on a daughter to the ancestral property of her father.
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...
IndusLaw
Indian Parliament enacted the Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005 so as to confer equal right to a daughter to a share in Hindu joint family property by deeming a daughter to be a coparcener.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
This article provides an analysis of the roles, duties and responsibilities of a karta in a HUF in light of a landmark verdict delivered by the Delhi High Court which established that the eldest female member of the family can be a karta in a HUF.
Khaitan & Co
The Supreme Court of India in its recent decision held that a benchmark of 25% of the net salary of a husband was held to be a "just and proper" amount as alimony to his former wife.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
A Will differs from contracts and other executed documents in one important aspect.
Khaitan & Co
Severance of the joint and undivided status of an HUF can be brought about by a partition.
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
The Hon'ble High Court of Delhi, in its landmark verdict pronounced in the matter of Mrs Sujata Sharma v Shri Manu Gupta & Ors, has held that the eldest woman member of a Mitakshara HUF can be its "Karta / Manager".
Vivek Nasa & Associates
Transfer of cases relating to Matrimonial Disputes from a court situated in a particular state to a court situated in another state, can only be done by the way of Transfer Petition...
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
Parental Alienation Syndrome is the unhealthy coalition between a narcissistic parent and his or her children against the targeted, non-narcissistic, nonabusive parent.
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