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Khaitan & Co
The Supreme Court in its judgment dated 19 May 2020 in Kavita Kanwar -v- Mrs. Pamela Mehta & Ors [Civil Appeal No. 3688 of 2017] reiterated the law surrounding suspicious circumstances surrounding a Will in probate cases.
Vimadalal & Co.
The Hon'ble Supreme Court of India, in V. Kalyanaswamy (Dead) by Legal Heirs v/s. L. Bakthavatsalam (Dead) by Legal Heirs, had the occasion to revisit the legal principles of proving ...
Factum Law
In the scheme of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956, properties classified as ancestral or joint family property ("coparcenary property") are subject to the shares of the members of the family...
Khaitan & Co
A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court (SC), vide its judgment dated 5 June 2020 passed in Shakti Bhog Food Industries Limited v The Central Bank of India & Anr...
The Law Point
Laws of Succession relate to legal principles of distribution of assets of a deceased individual.
Dhaval Vussonji & Associates
The very important aspects of Hindu Law relating to their Personal Law is still uncodified, the most important being the concept of Joint Family, Hindu Undivided Family, the HUF Property, the customs prevailing ...
Rajani Associates
With a Will, the testator can bequeath his entire estate as per his wishes and absolute discretion...
Rajani Associates
As part of the settlement agreement for a divorce, a lump sum of ₹25 lakh is to be given to the wife ( ₹12.5 lakh has already been given at the time of the first motion in July 2019).
Rajani Associates
Any transaction which is executed through a fraud has to be treated as a nullity by every court, whether superior or inferior
Vaish Associates Advocates
The Black's Law Dictionary defines an advance medical directive as, "a legal document explaining one's wishes about medical treatment if one becomes incompetent or unable to communicate".
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
The Private Client team at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas is delighted to share, via our Private Client blog, our comments and opinions shared in various leading media publications globally.
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.
STA Law Firm
The issue of triple talaq has been contentious for a secular country like India where every religion has its own personal set of laws. But the controversy over the topic is due to communal tones...
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
Marriages are said to be made in heaven, nuptials are believed to be pre-determined by destiny, However, man has ensured that the course of this, what some may call, romantic fiction, is fettered with a string of legislations ...
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