• How to divide ancestral property

An ancestral property a grandfather and his 2 sons and 2 daughters. Grand father wrote his share to one of his grand children without making any share to his wife.
Now the widow grand mother and his 2 sons and 2 daughters are dividing there share. The grandmother can get any share? The grand father wrote a registered will to one of his grand children? How the share will be divided?
Asked 3 years ago in Property Law from Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu
what basis   you say property is ancestral ? has probate been obtained ? it is necessary to go through the will  made by grand father .
Ajay Sethi
Advocate, Mumbai
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Your Grandfather's will bequeathing his ancestral property is not valid. Only self acquired properties can be bequeathed through will.
Sandeep Hegde
Advocate, Bangalore
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The ancestral property could not have been given to the exclusion of grand mother's share. However, a lot hinges on the specific clauses mentioned in the will.
Ashish Davessar
Advocate, Jaipur
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It is your own statement that this property is ancestral. If that be so, then your grand father could not have willed his share to his grand children. Although without a perusal of the title deeds of the property and the will made by your grand father during his lifetime nothing can be said with a tinge of certainty, nonetheless your grand mother's claim seems to be legally sustainable at first blush.
Ashish Davessar
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you have not answered our query as to on what basis you say property is ancestral . it is necessary to go through settlement made by your grand father to advice . if your garnd mother and aunts are asking for share better contact a local lawyer to decide your course of action
Ajay Sethi
Advocate, Mumbai
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