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What is Partition of Property?

By | December 14th, 2017|Blog, Partition of Property|

Partition of a property is an act of dividing up a concurrent land into separate portions representing the proportionate interests of the renters either by a court order or otherwise. In India, there are two modes of transferring a property. They are: Voluntary Transfer Involuntary Transfer In the voluntary transfer of property, the owner will [...]

Tenancy Act India

By | December 13th, 2017|Acts, Blog|

Several new provisions came into effect in 2017 which includes: Extending the tenancy cycle from 4 years to 6 years for Part 4 tenancies A landlord required to give reason on terminating a Part 4 tenancy in the first 6 months They also include restrictions on the sale of 10 or more rented units in [...]

Married in India and Divorced Abroad

By | December 12th, 2017|Blog, Divorce|

Does a divorce decree of a foreign court hold good in India? In any such case, the question of Private International Law becomes pretty evident, where a person may be considered a divorcee in the foreign country, however, the Indian courts do not recognize this decision on the grounds that it is out of the [...]

Reasons to have a Will for Property in India

By | December 11th, 2017|Blog, will|

A will can be defined as a legal document that divides an individual’s intestate amongst his heirs.  In order to carry out persons wish after his death, a will becomes the primary document of execution. There are many reasons as to why an individual should draft their wills and get them registered – Custody of [...]

How to Claim Ancestral Property in India?

By | December 6th, 2017|Blog, Claim Property|

Ancestral property can be defined in general parlance as the property, which has been passed on from one generation to another. There are two major conditions that a property has to fulfill in order to be an ancestral property these are as follows – The property has to be four generations old at the least; [...]

Property law in India for daughters

By | December 4th, 2017|Blog, Property rights|

The property laws for daughters and sons were different until the Hindu Succession Act, 1956, but were amended in 2005. Earlier, the sons had complete power over the father’s property. Daughters enjoyed the property right only till they got married. After marriage, a daughter was considered a part of her husband’s family. Hindu Undivided Family [...]

How to apply for succession certificate in the court

By | December 3rd, 2017|Blog, Succession Certificate|

A Succession Certificate is a document that is granted by a civil court to the legal heirs of a deceased who dies without leaving a will. It is granted by the court to realize the debts and securities of the deceased. In the case of Muthia vs Ramnatham,[1] , it was held that the privilege [...]

Do NRI’s Require Pan Card to Sell Property in India?

By | December 2nd, 2017|Blog, Nri, PAN Card|

Property is an important resource, and for ages, it has been an exceptionally time-consuming and taxing process to sell property in India from overseas. One faces procedural difficulties only due to the dearth of accurate information regarding the process. But in order to encourage greater investment in the real estate sector, the Indian Government has [...]

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