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Vaish Associates Advocates
As per Section 63 of the Indian Succession Act, 1925 ("Succession Act"), every testator, not being a soldier employed in an expedition or engaged in actual warfare, or an airman so employed or engaged...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Hindu Succession Act, 1955 came into force to make the laws of succession under the Hindu Law, which under the purposes of this law covers Buddhists, Sikhs, Jains, followers of Arya Samaj and Brahmo Samaj...
S&A Law Offices
The Uniform Civil Code (UCC) implies a single law for all the citizens of the country applicable to their personal matters such as marriage, divorce, inheritance,...
Khaitan & Co LLP
The Bombay High Court (HC) in a recent decision in Bhagyashri v Jagdish [Writ Petition Number 2527 of 2021], upheld the decision of a lower court decreeing ‘maintenance pendente lite' and permanent alimony in favour of the ex-husband.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
The Hindu Succession Act,1956 ("HinduSuccession Act") emerged as the first regulation in India that ruled the inheritance legal guidelines and gave women absolute rights in family property.
Agama Law Associates
Several controversies have been witnessed in the High Courts of India on the subject of nomination.
Economic Laws Practice
The Supreme Court Judgment dated 20.01.2022, in the matter of Arunachala Gounder has whipped up a lot of interest and intrigue – more so among the general population than the legal community.
Khaitan & Co LLP
The Supreme Court of India (Supreme Court) vide its judgment dated 20 January 2022 in the case of Arunachala Gounder (Dead) by LRs v Ponnusamy and Ors., has held that even in cases prior to enactment...
Clasis Law
Scientifically procreation is considered as an integral and an ultimate purpose of life. Similarly, under several Religions, creation of a progeny is considered as a pious obligation.
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
The Covid-19 pandemic situation has given everyone one big message that a person should be prepared for uncertainties. We cannot save our loved ones from the agony of bereavement, but we can ease their burden in...
M Mulla Associates
The Apex Court dealt with the issue of "suspicious circumstances" that could render the Will unenforceable, in a Special Leave Petition in the case of Kavita Kanwar v. Pamela Mehta & Ors.
Agama Law Associates
Estate and succession planning aids in establishing an orderly process of transferring a person's wealth and assets.
Economic Laws Practice
Succession planning is not a one-time transactional approach of passing on assets to the next generation in a tax efficient manner.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Maintenance, as a concept, has its roots in the social justice system of a civilised society.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
In our blog post titled "Maintenance and Women", we had inter alia discussed various statutory provisions under which women in India can claim maintenance.
Rajani Associates
If the sale is vitiated by any of the ingredients that can vitiate any contract then a bonafide claim may be made by the person challenging the sale.
Rajani Associates
As per applicable laws, for transfer of any rights pertaining to immovable property in India, the PoA is required to be stamped under the applicable state law and registered...
Rajani Associates
A nominee is only a caretaker of the assets who will hold the asset as a trustee and will be legally bound to transfer it to the legal heirs
Rajani Associates
I want to transfer my property equally between my three daughters.
Khaitan & Co LLP
On 11 August 2020, a three-judge Bench of the Hon'ble Supreme Court delivered a landmark ruling in Vineeta Sharma v Rakesh Sharma and Ors, Civil Appeal No 32601 of 2018, affirming the equal rights of daughters to coparcenary property.
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