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PALVINDER SINGH MAAN (AP)     08 June 2015

Legal heir

Can any one provide me the service of issuing Legal Heir certificate in Chandigarh. Kinldy drop me a PM mentioning your contact and fee. Thank You


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saravanan s (legal advisor)     08 June 2015

dear palvinder you can obtain a lhc by yourself.you can make an application with the sdm enclosing the necessary documents like death certificate of the deceased, name and address of the legal heirs etc

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Adv k . mahesh (advocate)     08 June 2015

A legal heir certificate is issued by the government for those individuals whose parent/husband is dead without leaving a will.

To establish relationship for claims relating to Insurance, pension, retirement benefits or service benefits of central and state government departments, Government undertakings etc.

In legal succession cases to get succession certificate to establish the relationship

To get employments for example compassionate appointments.

Approach the District Thasildar office with the death certificate and produce the form.

All required documents to be submit while lodging the application.

It will take around a month to process all the necessary information and receive the certificate.

the application need this details and to be submitted

Deceased name, Family member Names and Relationship, the main household Signature, Date of Application, Residential Address

The application to be made at Taluk office for issue of legal-heirship certificate should contain death certificate in original obtained from the competent authority and court fee stamp of Re.2/- affixed on the application.

Based on the report of the Village Administrative Officer and Revenue Inspector and after due enquiry, this certificate is issued by the Tahsildar mentioning the names of all legal heirs of the deceased.


the application has to be submitted Death certificate alongwith Identity Card, Ration card, Prescribed application form of the person who is signing the application

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PALVINDER SINGH MAAN (AP)     08 June 2015

Is there any difference between Legal Heir Certificate and Succession Certificate or both are same ?

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