>>> Owner can dispose the estate that he/she owns in his/her life time by a valid deed, in anyone's favor.
Last wish of the testator as in WILL, is supreme.
Mother is ClassI legal heir and owner of inherited estate.
She can dispose the estate that he/she owns in her life time by a valid WILL.
>>> Succession opens on date of death of owner.
On date of death the mother of your deceased husband was alive.
>>> However in case of Equity shares; unlike other estate, the nominee is sole owner after death of owner of shares.
If valid nomination exists, then nominee is not to devide the equaity shares amongst ClassI legal heirs/legal hiers/successors.
Who was owner of equity shares?