Transfer of Property Among Legal Heirs Judgment
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Transfer of Property Among Legal Heirs Judgment (Jul-19-2016)

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Under Indian laws, the division of property is different for all religions. For instance, Hindus and Muslims have their own inheritance laws.

Distribution of property  among heirs in class-I of the Schedule:  The property  of an intestate shall be distributed among the heirs in class-I of the Schedule under the following rules:-

 

Rule  1.-The intestate’s widow, or if there are more widows than one, all the widows together shall take one share.

 

Rule 2.-The  surviving sons and daughters and the mother of  the intestate shall each take one share.

 

Rule 3.-The heirs in the branch of each pre-deceased son or   each pre-deceased  daughter of  the intestate  shall take among them one share.

 

Rule 4.-The division of the share referred to in Rule 3:

 

(i) Among  the heirs in the section of the pre-deceased  son  shall  be  so  made  that  his  widow and  the surviving sons  and  daughters  get  equal portions, and the part of his pre-deceased sons gets the same portion;

 

(ii) Among the heirs in the section of the pre-deceased daughter shall be so made that the surviving sons and daughters get equal portions.

 

Amina Bharatram Vs. Sumant Bharatram and Others – Court Judgment

Court Delhi High Court
Decided On Jul-19-2016
Case Number CS (OS) No. 411 of 2010 & I.A. No. 12186 of 2010
Judge S. Ravindra Bhat &Amp; R.K. Gauba
Appellant Amina Bharatram
Respondent Sumant Bharatram and Others

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