Indian Law For Property Distribution Between Brothers And Sisters

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asked Apr 25, 2016 in Property Law by Sarita
I want to know about Indian Law For Property Distribution Between Brothers And Sisters.

We are two sisters and one brother. Our father in no more and he has not written any will. My younger sister's husband is rich man and has people with him with lot of resources. My bother says father has lot of expenditure on marriage thus complete property belong to him.

We both sisters don not want any share on property but we want to know about Indian Law For Property Distribution Between Brothers And Sisters. Please tell.

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answered May 19, 2016 by Env Coord

Distribution of property in India is based on religion. Which religion do you belong to ?
Assuming by your name that you are a Hindu.

In your case Hindu Succession Act, 2005 (Amendment) shall be applicable. As per 2005 Amendment brothers and sisters to inherit equally. Expenditure on marriage of daughters can't be a ground for denial of inheritance.
In absence of any will, partition of ancestral property will be as per 
Hindu Succession Act, 2005 (Amendment).

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