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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
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.
Khaitan & Co
A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court delivered a landmark ruling which has put to rest a long-standing debate on the applicability of the amendment to the Hindu Succession ...
Karanjawala & Company
As the Supreme Court marks 70 years of its establishment, the critical role it has played in the development of rights juris-prudence and expanding progressive, libertarian ...
Karanjawala & Company
An interesting and unique feature of the jurisprudence on testamentary disposition is the concept of Mutual Wills. In this article, the authors have sought analyze this legal concept, ...
Factum Law
The Hindu Succession Act, 1956 ("Act") was a bold effort to codify the Hindu Law of Succession and to bring it in line with evolving schools of thought on equitable inheritance.
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 ...
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.
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.
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