Family property dispute , my grandfather had house constructed and gave possession of ground floor to my?



father , we are living there for last 40 yrs, he had 3 sons , after intestate death of my grandfather and my father and 1 uncle , the family cliam division of property in 1/3 rd . My father had put lot of money in construction of house and had renovated from time to time and no one had any objection then.
pls advice , can i retain ground floor of my hosue in possession.

Family property dispute , my grandfather had house constructed and gave possession of ground floor to my?
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3 Replies to “Family property dispute , my grandfather had house constructed and gave possession of ground floor to my?”


  1. To fight, you have to have all the receipts for all the renovations and additions your father did to the house. Bring it to court and see what the judge will have to say.

    If your uncles are good people and have heart to relatives, they will be the one to say, let’s split the cost of repairs equally.


  2. THE HINDU SUCCESSION ACT, 1956
    CHAPTER II
    INTESTATE SUCCESSION

    8. General rules of succession in the case of males.–
    The property of a male Hindu dying intestate shall devolve according to the provisions of this Chapter:
    (a) firstly, upon the heirs, being the relatives specified in Class I of the Schedule;
    (b) secondly, if there is no heir of class I, then upon the heirs, being the relatives specified in Class II of the Schedule ;
    (c) thirdly, if there is no heir of any of the two classes, then upon the agnates of the deceased; and
    (d) lastly, if there is no agnate, then upon the cognates of the deceased.

    9. Order of succession among heirs in the Schedule.–
    Among the heirs specified in the Schedule, those in Class I shall take simultaneously and to the exclusion of all other heirs; those in the first entry in Class II shall be preferred to those in the second entry; those in the second entry shall be preferred to those in the third entry; and so on in succession.

    10. Distribution of property among heirs in Class I of the Schedule.–
    The property of an intestate shall be divided among the heirs in Class I of the Schedule in accordance with the following rules :
    Rule 1. The intestate’s widow, or if there are more widows than one, all the widows together, shall take one share.
    Rule 2. The surviving sons and daughters and the mother of the intestate shall each take one share.
    Rule 3. The heirs in the branch of each pre-deceased son or each pre-deceased daughter of the intestate shall take between them one share.
    Rule 4. The distribution of the share referred to in rule 3–(i) among the heirs in the branch of the pre-deceased son shall be so made that his widow (or widows together) and the surviving sons and daughters get equal portions; and the branch of his pre-deceased sons get same portion;

    HMT





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