Family disputes can lead to a forced partition. Partition of property takes place when there is joint ownership of two or more persons in property, and each of them wants to have a separate share. Partition of property comes with financial and legal implications. The partition of property in India is governed by Partition Act […]
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Impact of divorce on joint property in India
The division of property can be made a hassle-free exercise if there is proper documentation in place as per legal advice. The Impact of divorce on joint property…
Can you sell your share of an Inherited Property?
The question of selling a share in an inherited property arises when you inherit a property jointly with others. There is joint ownership, and there are co-owners. To determine the share of each co-owner, we need a partition deed.After the amendment in the year 2005, in Hindu Succession Act, 1956 the interest of deceased Hindu, […]
Family settlement for property disputes in India
Introduction to the legal aspectsWars over wealth/ancestral property have been present forever whether it is low-income households or ultra-rich families. Therefore property disputes are frequent in India. The most normal solution to such conflicts is to drag the matter to courts instead of opting for a simple family settlement. People rarely realise that court cases […]
How to get divorce without mutual consent in India
Some people fulfil their vows and stay together till death does them part, many don’t. A harsh truth about India is that parents are eager to marry off their daughters to NRIs, assuming these to be better, but not many to these marriages stand the test of time and end up in divorce, and the […]
Don’t Worry Honey, Divorcees Get Money
Under the Indian law, alimony is the monetary compensation granted to the spouse who is unable to support himself/herself, by the other spouse, during or after the divorce proceedings. When this sum is given during the court proceedings, it is the maintenance amount, and the same term is used in the various statutes such as […]
Deferment of Possession – Trouble for Defaulters
Today’s harsh reality coaches one to fight for what is theirs, even though the affluent and influential throw obstacles in one’s way. Buyers usually spend humongous amounts of money to buy something as essential as a house or even a piece of land for example, and yet, when upon contractual terms they are supposed to […]
Divorced and Confused about Property division?
Know more about the impact of divorce on Joint Ownership of PropertyWe have had many NRI cases of one or both spouses seeking our services because there were property issues to be settled. We generally advise people to go about it in an amicable manner.Joint ownership is an option favoured to reduce the burden of […]
Divorce Might be More Expensive Than Marriage!
With the pain of separation and divorce, comes the harsh reality of sitting across the table and settling asset distribution too. Divorce cases could be resolved with the mutual consent or contested in court – in both the cases; there is a need for clarity about the ownership of assets. It is only with this […]