Kanoonirai: Blog on the Indian law & legal system

Division of self acquired and ancestral property

What is the procedure for division of self acquired and ancestral property among siblings? My father died two years ago. He purchased ten acres of agricultural land out of his own income and he had ten acres of ancestral land. We are two brothers and one sister. My...

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Contempt: non compliance of ombudsman’s order

Question: I had filed the case in ombudsman against LIC of India in which award was passed(on 28.08.2019) in my favor but LIC did not follow that and told me that they are going in high court against it but it's been more than 11 months since any action has taken from...

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My sister in law hates my love affair

Question: My sister in law hates my love affair because she doesn't like me. She is creating hurdles in my marriage.  Her brother wants to marry me because we love each other. This is a love marriage. Parents of my sister in law have died. She is taking care of her...

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Can father gift ancestral property to daughter in law

Question: My father wants to gift ancestral property to his daughter in law. We have two brothers only and my younger brother is living abroad. My younger brother does not want to settle in India and probably he will renounce Indian citizenship. Can my father gift...

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Government is constructing a public road on my land

Question: I have my house in the village Of UP. There is a construction of a road under (MPLAD Scheme) in front of my house which is my land. A few of my neighbours are threatening my family for the construction of a public road. I have the documents to prove that the...

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Can High Court dismiss my complaint

Question: I filed a police complaint against my relative regarding misappropriation of my mother’s funds. Mother was mentally incapacitated. The relative evaded answers by police and now has filed a CRWP for life and liberty in the high court. On the first date, the...

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I want to marry with my boyfriend at any cost

My relationship started two years back on the fact and promise that we will get married once he is settled. He is a 1996 born Gujarati boy and I'm 1995 born a Punjabi girl. After some time his friends started interfering in our relationship. Because of that we started...

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How to file FIR in criminal breach of trust

Question: I am a Muslim girl living in Bengaluru. My deceased uncle had bequeathed expensive properties in Pune and Latur Maharashtra, by Will to me and I am a lawful beneficiary. Sir, I want to know how to file FIR against my uncle. As an Executor, he has embezzled...

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Parents right on choosing life partner for their children

In one family, parents gave their whole life to improve the life of children. But after getting a job children defied all the advice of parents and married a girl according to his choice. Parents are losing a right to choose a life partner for their children. Can...

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Can I claim interest on the money given to my friend

I gave 18 lakhs to my friend for his export business via a bank account. For assurance I took 5 cheques equivalent to 18 lakh. And 10 blank documents paper nothing written on it just signature. He assured me profit about 2% monthly. And he exported goods to Qatar...

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My careless father forcing to marry a man of his choice

My father forcing to marry with a person of his choice. First I will tell you about my family, a heart patient father and cancer patient mother, we have 3 daughters. Their first daughter always wants to achieve something but due to our family situation we married her...

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My husband fights after drinking and demanding divorce

I had a love marriage in 2012. My husband was into the hotel business but later left and started looking after his fathers property which is a boy's hostel. He has gotten into drinking and bad company. Fights for small things, we stay in his elder brother's house. My...

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