Daughters Have Coparcenary Rights Even If Their Father Was Not Alive When Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act 2005 Came Into Force: SC

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                                 In a most significant judgment with far reaching implications that will immensely benefit Hindu daughters, the Apex Court in Vineeta Sharma vs Rakesh Sharma & Ors. in Civil Appeal No. Diary No. 32601 of 2018 along with some other Special Leave Petition (SLP) just recently on August 11, 2020 has held in no […]

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Female intestate succession under The Hindu Succession Act, 1956

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The patriarchal domination is firmly rooted in the Indian society, including laws such as the succession laws under various personal laws including the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 (HSA). The socio-economic changes have placed women in a much better position and at par with men. But it seems that these changes have no impact on the […]

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Succession to the property of a Hindu Male

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The Hindu Succession Act, 1956, is a law that was passed by the ‘Parliament of India’. The preamble of the Act signifies that an Act to amend and codify the law relating to intestate succession among Hindus. The Act lays down a uniform and comprehensive system of succession whereas attempt has been made to ensure […]

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