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Parcenary: Species And Genus Of A Mitakshara Hindu Family
Joint or undivided family is the normal feature of the Hindu society.
India
26 Jun 2019
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Property Of A Hindu Female Dying Intestate
Let's look at a situation where a married Hindu female dies intestate leaving behind her self -acquired properties.
India
23 Oct 2018
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Nominee Holds The Property For The Legal Heir
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.
India
22 Aug 2018
4
Limitation Period For An Administration Suit
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...
India
20 Aug 2018
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Law Of Wills In India
A Will is made for disposition of property according to the wishes of the testator, after death.
India
3 May 2018
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Right of A Hindu To Inherit Property After Conversion
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.
India
5 Apr 2018
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SC Clears That Women Born Before Hindu Succession Act (2005) Also Have Ancestral Rights
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 ...
India
26 Mar 2018
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Wills In The Indian Perspective
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...
India
8 Dec 2017
9
Fortify Your Will: Safeguards To Ensure That Your Will Is Validated
A Will differs from contracts and other executed documents in one important aspect.
India
18 Oct 2017
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Six Months Waiting Period Section 13B (2) Of Hindu Marriage Act For Divorce By Mutual Consent Not Mandatory: Supreme Court
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...
India
10 Oct 2017
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Can You Waive Your Right To Challenge A Will?
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.
India
1 Sep 2017
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Update On Finance Act, 2017: A Lucky Escape For Trusts
Over the past few years, many Indian business families have established estate planning structures, many of which comprise one or more family trusts.
India
31 Aug 2017
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‘Show Me The Money!': What Do You Do With Bank Accounts When Your Loved One Dies?
People die. That is something beyond our control. But what we can master is our succession planning.
India
31 Aug 2017
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Co-Operative Societies - Transfer Of Ownership To A Nominee Upon Death Of A Member
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...
India
25 Aug 2017
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Will Or Gift?
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.
India
25 Aug 2017
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How To Claim One's Rightful Share – Succession And Legal Heirship Certificate
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...
India
11 Jul 2017
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Supreme Court Rules On Right Of Alienation In A Joint And Mutual Will
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...
India
5 Jun 2017
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By Virtue Of Her Birth, Be Entitled To Be Karta
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.
India
16 May 2016
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Position Of Power For Women As Karta
A HUF is a separate entity that is created by members of a family wherein the members are lineal ascendants or descendants.
India
8 Apr 2016
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Women Can Now Be Karta In An HUF Governed By Mitakshara Law
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".
India
2 Mar 2016
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