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Law of Succession is an essential part of civil law in India, which outlines the legal framework for the transfer of property from a deceased person to his or her legal heirs.

Succession law in India is primarily governed by two different systems, namely, the Hindu Succession Act, 1956, and the Indian Succession Act, 1925.

The Hindu Succession Act applies to Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, and Sikhs, while the Indian Succession Act applies to people of other religions. The laws relating to succession are different for each religion in India and depend on the personal laws that govern the particular religion.

The Indian Succession Act, on the other hand, lays down rules for the distribution of property and assets of a deceased person who is not governed by personal laws. It governs the distribution of the property of a person who died intestate, i.e., without making a valid will, and also sets out rules for the execution of a will.


We understand that dealing with inheritance, estate planning, and other related topics can be complex and often emotional. That's why we strive to provide clear and straightforward advice tailored to each individual's needs.

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