Succession & Wealth Management
Law of succession deals with the devolution of assets of the deceased to others. It broadly consists legal principles applicable on testamentary devolution when a valid and enforceable will exists and those applicable to intestate succession when there is no valid and enforceable will in existence.
Succession laws in India aim to address the various heterogenous communities with complex social structures. Numerous laws lay down the legal succession principles for various communities which include Indian Succession Act, 1925, Hindu Succession Act, 1956, Muslim Personal Law Application Act, 1937 and Special marriage Act, 1954 amongst others.
Our expertise lies in providing a comprehensive plan for asset management of an individual, drafting, registering and probate of wills and assistance with family settlements. Our proficiency also lies in litigation management for various disputes dealing with property and land disputes involving partition, permanent injunctions from encroachment, devolution dealing with claims from co-owners, family members or legal heirs, misrepresentation by seller, bad title of property, disputes related to property acquired as a gift or through will, disputes related to easements rights etc. The issues arising under these laws become a complex topic requiring expertise and knowledge which the professionals at our firm have gained a strong foothold over their decades of practice in this field dealing with diverse and unique legal issues.