How the latest Supreme Court judgement expands daughter’s legal rights to father’s property

Apr 28, 2022
  • Author(s) : Mumtaz Bhalla
  • In a significant verdict, the Supreme Court ruled that the daughters of a male Hindu, dying intestate, would be entitled to inherit the self-acquired and other properties obtained in the partition by the father including getting preference over other collateral members of the family. This verdict has given rise to a lot of questions and doubts.

    Economic Laws Practice (ELP)’s partner, Mumtaz Bhalla in her article for Economic Times simplifies these issues for the reader. She discusses the core issue regarding the verdict, who inherits the property after death of the daughter of the Hindu male who died intestate and who are the legal heirs of a Hindu female who dies without a valid will.

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