Property Law

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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.

Government wants to take my land

The Bihar government wants to take my land by saying that it is a government property. However, my great grandfather had purchased this land and it has been devolved upon my father. This land is agricultural land and currently we have possession thereon. The Tehsildar sent a notice that the...

Someone threatens to demolish our property

Someone threatens to demolish our property which is in possession for 50 years. There was a plot of 22 decimal, in which my father got ownership of 20 decimal. 2 decimals. plot couldn't be written to anyone (might by mistake). But still in our possession since then. In land survey of Bihar,...

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...

How to get duplicate copies of property

I want duplicate copies of property which I have received after death of my parents and siblings. It was self acquired property of my father and after his death it devolved upon my brother. He is died in an accident thereafter I am the sole legal heir. My deceased brother did not have original...

No share certificate to the illegal flat owner

There is some illegal flat owner who is demanding to issue a share certificate. They have no valid sale deed and no permission from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation. Our housing society formed in the year 2004 with non-co-operation of the developer. Sir in our society three numbers of...

Recovery of my security deposit from the landlord

Kindly Help Us Out. First, our owner made us shift house during this tough time and when we found the new home with and labour to shift with difficulties then she is denying to return our security amount fully [12,000 (security amount)- 570 (Electricity Bill) = 11,430/- final amount] and...

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...