In order to assure the right legal heir, a verified certificate is issued called Legal Heir Certificate. This Certificate is generally required as proof of surviving member to avail several benefits. A Legal heir certificate is just for the establishment of a relationship with the deceased.
In the said case following family members of the deceased are eligible to apply for a legal heir certificate-
- Wife of the deceased
- Son of the deceased
- Daughter of the deceased
- Mother of the deceased
Mother of the deceased being Class I legal heir can’t be evicted from the legal heir certificate. However, a Deed of relinquishment could be executed with your grandmother in furtherance to relinquish her share. Based on the Deed her share in the property shall be transferred in the name of the beneficiary.