Daughters Entitled to Inherit Fathers' Self Acquired Properties in Absence of Will: SC
In a significant ruling, the Supreme Court (SC) said the daughters of a male Hindu, dying intestate, would be entitled to inherit the self-acquired...
MAS Team | 21 January 2022
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SC backs Parents Transferring Property to ‘Caring Children’
If parents transfer property to an offspring who took care of them in old age, it cannot be assumed that the individual exerted undue influence on...
MAS Team | 14 September 2019
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Nominations under Companies Act can’t displace law of succession, says Bombay High Court
Nominations under the Companies Act cannot displace the law of succession or open a third line of succession, the Bombay High Court held
MAS Team | 14 July 2015
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HC: Only legal heirs, not nominees will own deceased’s investments
Justice Gautam Patel declared the much referred to Kokate judgement per incuriam, which means ‘through lack of care’
MAS Team | 11 April 2015
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High Court raps woman who filed pleas over 20 years
The Bombay High Court has put a stop to her litigations of a Sion resident aged 64 years, who filed a number of petitions over the property of Deepak...
MAS Team | 06 February 2015
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Unregistered gift deeds not valid, rules HC
Gift deeds will be valid only after they have been registered, the stamp duty is paid, and all other formalities are completed, the Bombay High Court...
MAS Team | 14 November 2014
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HC strikes down state policy that discriminated against married daughters
The Bombay High Court has struck down a discriminatory state policy that prevented “married daughters“ from seeking transfer of a retail...
MAS Team | 18 August 2014
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Daughters can inherit property held by joint family, rules HC
The Act granted daughters in a Hindu joint family the same right of inheritance as that of a son
MAS Team | 16 August 2014
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HDFC Securities launches 'e-Will' writing service
Preparing a Will is just a click away as brokerage firm HDFC Securities has launched 'e-Will' writing service
MAS Team | 21 July 2014
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