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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.
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.
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