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Lacking a will, the whole family gets caught up in legal troubles over property sharing. The absence of a will allows the property to be divided on a legal basis. If there is no will or will, then the property is divided according to his religion under the applicable succession related laws. We are telling you who has the right over the property if there is no will.
What does the law say
Advocate Jitendra Samadhiya states that Hindu Succession Act, 1956 and Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005 are applicable to Hindus, Buddhists, Jains and Sikhs. If a Hindu man dies without a will, the class 1 heirs will have the first right on his property. If they are not, the property will be distributed among Class 2 heirs.
If the court is not a successor in classes 1 and 2?
If there is no Class 1 or 2 successor, then a distant relative, who has a blood relationship with the deceased, will succeed it. If it is not even then the property of the deceased will become government property.
Who will be the heir after the death of a woman?
If a Hindu woman dies without a will, her son, daughters and husband would have the first right over her property. Second husband’s heirs, third mother or father’s, fourth father’s heirs and if he does not, heirs of the mother can assert their rights on the property.
What is law in Islam?
If a Muslim person dies without a will, the decision of his successors will be based on Muslim personal law. It depends on which class of Muslim religion he belongs to. According to Sharia law, it depends on which class one belongs to, Bohri, Shia or Sunni.