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Kuldeep Singh   19 October 2021

Successor of property after deadth of unmarried daughte

There are 4 members in family ; father, mother , one unmarried daughter and one married daughter.

Father bought one plot from his unmarried daughter name, title of plot in government records from unmarried daughter but total plot cost paid by father.

Secondly,There is no will.

 1.Now unmarried daughter has been expired then who will be the legal heir of plot according to Hindu succession act section 15 ? 

2. Can married daughter also file legal petition for property heir after father and mother deadth ?



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Rama chary Rachakonda (Secunderabad/Highcourt practice watsapp no.9989324294 )     19 October 2021

for an unmarried girl, it is the parents- both mother and father who will share the assets equally. And in the absence of the parents, the one next in order i.e. the heirs of the father will be entitled to her property and so on. Inherited from the parents: Now coming to next- inheritance from parents.

sonam ranjan   17 November 2021

According to the Hindu Succession Act in 2005, discrimination between the genders has been removed. Various rights are given to the daughter.  A daughter now has an equal right of inheritance to her father’s assets same as of the son. She also features a right to receive a share in her mother’s estate. She also has got to bear liabilities in the same manner as the son.

For any legal advice get in contract with Anupam Agarwal. He is a practicing lawyer with quite 18 years of Corporate and Legal Experience. His expertise lies in Family Law, Corporate Law, Company Matter, and General Litigation.


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