Ancestral property

Division of self acquired and ancestral property

The self acquired property of the deceased person devolves upon his legal heir if the deceased dies intestate (without making a will). So far as ancestral property is concerned the coparceners of Hindu undivided family get share in the ancestral property by birth. Therefore, a Hindu cannot alienate ancestral property by making a testamentary will. The legal heirs can divide the self acquired and ancestral property either by filing a partition suit or through a family settlement deed.

Right of daughter in coparcenary property

I want to know about the right of daughter in the father's property. Respected Sir, I need your valuable suggestions towards property rights of my mother and her sister. Their grandfather had few agriculture land and home property. He had settled those property among his four sons equally using a...

Can wife claim husband’s paternal property

My husband is a qualified doctor but he has not been practicing for seven years. I have two sons and one daughter. When my husband does not take care of us, can I claim my husband's paternal property? My husband does not own any immovable property. He is a jobless person. My father-in-law is a...

Fake registration of sale deed of my ancestral property

The “Karta” or manager of the joint Hindu family can sell the ancestral land. His power to alienate the ancestral property has some restrictions. He can sell the land for the legal necessity and for the benefit of the family. Only male coparcener can discharge the duty of “Karta”. Your grandmother could not perform the duty of “Karta” because she is not a coparcener.