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.Since laws of marriage and succession are the most intricate amongst the religious laws, inheritance issues in India are very complicated.
In the absence of lineal descendant, to all grand children, - equally In the absence of grandchildren, to great grant children – equally Lineal descendant of a predeceased child or lineal descendant of a predeceased child of a predeceased child if present - division is based on equal shares, taking the predeceased child to be alive, and a downward distribution amongst the lineal descendants.
With no lineal descendant: Widow /widower – 1/3 Father – balance entire If Father is dead, to mother, to mother, sisters and brothers- equally If father is dead, to mother, living sisters and brothers, and children of a predeceased sister or brother- equally so that one share to be taken for the predeceased sister or brother to pass through the lineal descendant to such predeceased.
After my grandmother's demise he wanted to make property in his name which is not happening as the landlord is saying there are may complications and demanding money . Need to know what to do as my father is also not keeping to well .
Dear Sir, My Grand Father was died long ago without writing any will and my Grand Mother was also died.
Only Muslim inheritance laws have a reserved portion in India.
Except for the Muslim laws of inheritance, which require at least 2/3 of the deceased’s property to be inherited by the line of succession and allow up to 1/3 to be settled by testamentary succession, India’s other inheritance laws do not have any reserved portion, i.e.
n Application of Inheritance Laws in India No uniform codified inheritance laws apply in India.
The Constitution of India provides freedom of conscience (i.e., religious faith as a fundamental right).
Family law has always been a part of religious law.