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I have some copyrights and trademarks few of which have been created with my husband's cash. We are in the middle of a separation- so i want to know if he can claim that i transfer these to him in the


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In India, inheritance issues are very complex and wills are subject to challenge by family members. The will may be challenged on the grounds that it was improperly executed or on the genuineness of the signatures of the executor or witnesses. In India, the court may refer to the family settlement agreement or may follow the laws of inheritance. “Thus, in family disputes, where the IP is devolved upon more than one heir, specific covenants should be drafted to divide the IP, the n ...ReadMore

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icon Attachment of Property before Judgement

Hello. Can Attachment order in my favour in a Will with regard to my mother’s property pressure my father and sister to return jewellery which they have already removed from mother’s locker before


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Order 38 Rule 5 of CPC deals with furnishing security for the production of property by the defendant. So, the Court under the said provision can use its discretionary power to provide attachment of a property before judgment. However, in such circumstances, the plaintiff had to prove the malafide intentions of the defendant to interfere with the property to support his claims. If required, you can consult an advocate for advice and assistance in the matter.
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Dear Sir , My father has already made will in Mumbai for house belongs to him. Is it mandatory to register will in court ? Please advise.


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Registration of a will is not mandatory in India. Even an unregistered will is legally valid if it meets certain legal requirements. However, the registration of a will enhances its legal validity and serves as a formal and authentic document. Hence, it is advisable to register the will to avoid any legal complications in the future. Further, an unregistered will can be registered even after the death of the testator. You can get it registered by approaching the registrar with the d ...ReadMore

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My cousin brothers father made a will in my name, I have given it for probate in high court, now it is in pre admission stage since 4 years. before I go for probate my cousin brother took heirship cer


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Firstly, with respect to the probate case pending before the court, you can consult your lawyer to identify the reason for delay and enquire the ways to expedite the case. Visit the official website of the Bombay High Court to know the status of the case. You can also contact the registrar or administrative officer of the high court to know the steps to be taken in order to expedite the case.
Next, if your case is not being listed, then you can file a "listing application" and requ ...ReadMore

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In our grandfather grandmother property, both had written there legal hires, my father n my father's elder brother are legal hires in their vill but unfortunately my father died up accidentally withou


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According to Hindu Succession Act, the property inherited for four or more generations through paternal ancestors without any divisions is considered as ancestral property. The grandchildren have equal share in the property of their grandfather. So, in this case, you and your brother, both are entitled to share in the ancestral property. The legal heirs or coparceners cannot get a share in the ancestral property until there is a partition decree from the Civil Court. In the given sc ...ReadMore

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icon Brother unwilling to give copy of their late mothers Will to Sisters

Hello May I please ask your kind self a question. A lady is blessed with a son and 2 daughters in Gujarat. Son resides in Gujarat, while both the sisters are married and stay in Delhi. While the la

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Both registered and unregistered wills are subject to similar challenges. Key grounds for challenge include improper execution, doubts about the testator's signature authenticity, or concerns regarding witness signatures, even if the will is registered. Succession laws impose no time limit for challenging a will, allowing legal heirs to contest it at any point based on grounds outlined in the Indian Succession Act, 1925. Challenges can typically be made within 12 years of the test ...ReadMore

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icon Unregistered will without signs of witnesses

My grandfather made a will in name of my father the will is not registered and also there is no sign of any witnesses but he made a registered power of attorney in name of my father to fight the ongoi

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Without the signatures of witnesses and registration, your grandfather's Will in favor of your father becomes invalid under the law. Additionally, the Power of Attorney becomes ineffective upon the executor's death. As per the law of intestate succession, the surviving legal heirs of your grandfather are entitled to an equal share of the property. To obtain their individual shares, the legal heirs must file a partition suit in the Civil Court with jurisdiction over the property.

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icon can a BENEFICIARY in the will be appointed as an executor

can a BENEFICIARY in the will be appointed as an executor?

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2 months ago


A. Dear client, yes a benificiary a will can be appointed as an executor under Indian Succession Act, 1925.

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I am from Hindu religion but now I am interested in Islam religion and I want to change from Hinduism to Islam religion. So I want to get this changed legally. But I want to get this whole process d

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Freedom of religion is one of the fundamental rights guaranteed by Articles 15 and 25 of the Indian Constitution. This means that citizens are free to adopt their religion according to their desires, beliefs, etc. The documents required for change or conversion of religion include a notarized Affidavit, Identification Card -Aadhaar Card or Voter ID, Proof of Address - Aadhaar Card or Ration Card, a single passport-size photo, and a duly signed application with all details of the old ...ReadMore

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Can I transfer my property to my friend instead of my family through. After I die did my friend get the property according to my will ot any issues need to face?

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3 months ago


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You must give strong reasons for transferring such property by Will to your friend instead of to your family members. You may create some documents having taken huge amount of loan from him and in lieu of the same. You are executing the Will.

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