the entire property may be subject to testamentary succession or intestate succession if there is no will.Orders of intestate succession: The following is an outline of the orders of succession and the shares of inheritance for heirs in different groups in India: If the deceased is a Hindu male (including Buddhists, Sikh, Jain, and all those who are not Christian, Muslim or Parsi): Class I heirs of a male Hindu who shall simultaneously inherit are: • Mother being alive (1 share) • Widow (1 share) • Living sons (1 share each) • Living daughters (1 share each) • Predeceased son having the following relations (1 share) • widow • sons • daughters – each to be equally divided.He has also grabbed entire furniture utensils and gold ornaments of our late mother in conspiracy with this sister. My father helped two of my brothers to buy a house. My father in law purchased a residential plot and built a house where he lived till his death five years ago, without a will. My husband died few months ago leaving behind me and my minor daughter. Is his mother being a house owner and pensioner can claim the share of the house purchased in my husband's name?Now we are demanding our shares in rental income cash balance left behind by our late father and 1/6 shares each in both residential and commercial complex. My brothers don't show me my father's will and tell me that my father didn't leave me anything. How would I go about getting a copy of my father's will? His survivors are - his widow, two sons and two daughters. He and myself belongs to the Hindu community,but got married under special marriage act. If so can she pass the right of this house to her sons and daughters?
We are Muslims and governed by Muslim Succession Law. Our father expired in October 1998 and mother expired in March 2007.
The share of each heir must be ascertained based on individual cases.
If the deceased is a Christian or married under the Special Marriage Act (for inter-religious marriage): Where lineal descendant is present: Widow / widower – 1/3 of the property Lineal descendants – equally to share 2/3.
If a predeceased son of this predeceased son leaves a widow, the living sons and living daughters each shall equally share the share of the predeceased son of the predeceased son who has one share with living sons and daughters.
Predeceased daughter (1 share) to be equally shared by sons and daughters of the predeceased daughter.