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Anonymous

posted 1 week ago

Dear Sir,
My mother made a will in July 2016 which mentioned that all her property, cash , Gold & FD's to be distributed equally among her 2 daughters ie me & my sister. My sister also passed away due to illness in 2018. Now since we were not aware about the will we made a notary in the society mentioning that Me & my sister's husband are the legal heirs of the society. However,we now got the duly stamped ,signed, witnessed will which mentions about equal distribution between me & my sister. Now will my sister's husband be eligible to get the share of his deceased wife.?Please advise
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A. Dear Sir,
The property fallen to the share of your sister will be going to following heirs.
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Section 15 in The Hindu Succession Act, 1956
15. General rules of succession in the case of female Hindus.—
(1) The property of a female Hindu dying intestate shall devolve according to the rules set out in section 16,—
(a) firstly, upon the sons and daughters (including the children of any pre-deceased son or daughter) and the husband;
(b) secondly, upon the heirs of the husband;
(c) thirdly, upon the mother and father;
(d) fourthly, upon the heirs of the father; and
(e) lastly, upon the heirs of the mother.

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