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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.
Khaitan & Co
Historically, the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 (HSA), did not confer any rights on a daughter to the ancestral property of her father.
Rajani Associates
The rule as regards the transfer of property for the benefit of unborn person and the rule against perpetuity (collectively, the "Rules")...
S.C. Vasudeva & Co.
The concept of trusts goes back to the 1880s and in today's age and time trust structures are becoming increasingly important when individuals seek to plan their estate.
Singh & Associates
The Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on August 12, 2014 by the Ministery of Women and Child Development.
Phoenix Legal
The Supreme Court of India has held a consistent view regarding the interplay between a nomination and the rights of a claimant under the laws of succession, intestate or otherwise.
I.L.A. Pasrich & Company
The law governing Wills in India is the Indian Succession Act, 1925 (hereinafter "Act").
Singh & Associates
The Hon’ble Supreme Court held that "Where partners lived together for a long spell as husband and wife, a presumption would arise in favour of a valid wedlock."
Zaiwallas & Co Solicitors
Most of us spend our entire lives procuring what we consider most important in today’s world: money.
Hariani & Co.
Adoption can be a most beautiful solution, not only for childless couples and single people, but also for the homeless children.
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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.
Rajani Associates
The rule as regards the transfer of property for the benefit of unborn person and the rule against perpetuity (collectively, the "Rules")...
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.
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...
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.
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.
S.C. Vasudeva & Co.
The concept of trusts goes back to the 1880s and in today's age and time trust structures are becoming increasingly important when individuals seek to plan their estate.
Khaitan & Co
Severance of the joint and undivided status of an HUF can be brought about by a partition.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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