Legal questions on Property Law

Land Ownership - Son and Daughter

Hi, Facts of the matter: My mother has 4 sisters (including herself) and 1 brother. My grandparents had 10 acres of cultivable land in Andhra Pradesh (received through hereditary from great grand parents from my grandfathers' side) Land ownership is in two parts: 8 acres in the name of grandfather 2 acres in the name of grandmother. Grandmother was a widow and has taken care of th...

Property inheritance by Christian heirs

I have read articles on other websites which mentions that the benefit of buying flat in joint names of husband & wife is that after the death of one of the spouse, the other spouse automatically becomes the owner of the flat. I have also read in other online articles that after the death of the husband, the wife will become sole owner of the jointly owned flat only if the husband has made a...

Purchasing unsold flat in the Co-operative society

Type your question here. Do not use ALL CAPS. Hi, I am negotiating for a 2 BHK flat (vacant since possesion) from the builder for the society which was formed 4 years ago. There are some legal disputes ongoing between builder and society. I have approacehd society members as well as builder for the clarification. However i am not sure who is correcdt. In this regards, i have followin...

Partition Deed/self-acquired Property

I have a question on the partition deed prepared to dispose self acquired assets. My father passed away without a will in 2005. There is a house and a plot(self -acquired) on his name which now is considered for partition between legal heirs. My mother along with both my sister's and myself (son) left as legal heirs. When preparing partition deed : 1. How does the liabilities which my father i...

Property Encroachment

We have our property in our grannys name for 20 years now. She is no more now. We have our boundray wall on all the four sides, but we dont have land or property marking stone. Our negihbours now all of a sudden stating that we had build our boundary wall in their property which we know we have not. Since we have lost our dad they have started to harass us indirectly as they used to get scared ...

Builder is not providing OC and Khata A

Hi, I am the second owner of a flat in Bangalore and i came to know from fellow residents that the builder is not providing the following documents: 1. Occupancy certificate 2. Khata A for individual flats This is a 100+ apartment society situated on a land having Khata A. Builder got the approved plan for 2 towers from BBMP but the final building contains some deviation from the original p...

Demand Interest against agreement clause

Hello, I purchased a flat in March-2011 and immediately paid my contribution of 20% of total cost. I planned to take the loan for remaining 80% and informed builder about the same (I have the proof of this communication in emails). They sold me the flat on 15th floor, even though they did not have the Commencement Certificate (CC) for 15th floor. They started the construction as they rece...

parking issue

I own a flat in a building consisting 4 flats n stilt parking in goa. One flat owner has influenced the builder and got his parking marked in sale deed and I have not done the same. Upon talking to builder he realised that he done a mistake by allotting him a wrong parking, which is below my flat. The parking has been rovided as free n no charge has been given by any flat owner, builder now ...

Widow propery rights

I am Tharun V Bhatt from Bengaluru, I have a sister by name Devika who lives in Coorg and she recently lost her husband in an accident. She is now left with two minor kids with no source of income. Devika's husband has a property which is jointly registered along with his mother. Now, Devika's mother in law is trying to get the Record of Rights transferred to her name only, without including...

Can I sell a property?

Hi, This is in regards to a property that is registered in my late father's name in Delhi which my father bought. The legal heirs are my widowed mother, myself and my married sister as my father died without making a will. After my father's passed away, someone known to us, we believe, created a forged WILL and GPOA and tried to sell the property. Once we came to know about it. I sought ...