If the daughter-in-law is a widow Courts have also ruled that a widowed daughter-in-law has no right to live in her parents-in-laws property against their wishes if the property is a self-acquired property. The wife of this married son shall succeed to get share only if her husband brother of unmarried son is not alive. In Gopal Chandra Pal v. For the rest of the life for no fault of the wife, she cannot be made to suffer, if the marriage tie being allowed even though the husband convicted for life. Laxman also expired and his legal representatives are brought on record.
Moreover, it entitles her to a share even when she has sons. The son, however, held that he had already moved out of the said household and was putting up in a rented accommodation. It is solely available at your request for informational purposes only, should not be interpreted as soliciting or advertisement. The concept of maintenance must, therefore, include provision for food and clothing and the like and take into account the basic need of a roof over the head. There is no material to enable me to consider such disputed questions for the first time in this Second Appeal. It was further contended that she filed a Criminal Case No.
But sub-section 1 of Section 19 confers a right on a widowed daughter in-law to claim maintenance from her father-in-law irrespective of whether they are governed by Mitakshara or the Dayabhag school of Hindu law. This is even if the house is not owned by her in-laws, and the husband had no ownership rights in the said house. Section 27 1 of the Special Marriage Act, 1954, Section 2 iii of the Dissolution of Muslim Marriage Act, 1939 and Section 32 f of the Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act, 1936 specifically provide for divorce on the ground of imprisonment for seven years or more, of either spouse. However, if her children are in a position to support her, the responsibility falls on them. . At this stage, Shri Deopujari, learned Counsel, states that his alternative argument about entitlement of deceased Venubai as co-owner to succeed to the estate of her father-in-law should be considered. Such an obligation can also be met from the properties of which the husband is a co-sharer and not otherwise.
Moreover, the law recognizes surviving spouses as having greater authority over the distribution of the marital estate. The conviction and life imprisonment of the respondent has resulted in the deprivation of the conjugal rights as well as food, shelter and security from the husband. I want one clarification for the same. Harinder Knur, the Punjab and Haryana High Court held that Section 19 of the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956 deals with the right of maintenance of a widowed daughter-in-law. This would include rented as well as own properties. On that day, the matter was adjourned as parties stated that there is likelihood of compromise between them. My ex husband's father has written a will in 2014 without mentioning his name simply hide his name and has not giving any share for my daughter grand daughter and died.
As already mentioned above, 4th Joint Judge, Junior Division, Nagpur, has decreed the suit on 30. The Family Court after considering the evidence on record arrived at the finding that the respondent had proved that she was unable to maintain herself. He states that in Bhagirathibai v. But do consult your advocates, sometimes they know better. This right is still available to the widowed daughter-in-law of the pre-deceased son against the self acquired property of her father-in-law, as this right shall not cease to be in force because the same is not inconsistent with any provision contained in the Act. MakaaniQ elaborates a few general rules of inheritance for women under the Muslim personal law: Property rights of a daughter in Islam Under the Muslim law, the rules of inheritance are rather strict.
Shortlist your favorite homes and allow us to arrange site visits. In other words, if the surviving spouse wishes to take on the role of estate administrator, all other family members' petitions take a back seat. Our work does not end here. In the former case, the amount is given to the wife immediately after marriage; in the latter, the amount is given to the wife when her marriage has ended, either upon the death of her husband or by divorce. You may post your specific query based on your facts and details to get a response from one of the Lawyers at LawRato.
Wife has no claim on her husband's share of the property after her remarriage, 2. Even when the father-in-law has no coparcenary property in his hands, he would still be under a moral obligation to maintain his needy daughter-in- law. These Acts merely recognised the position as was existing under the Shastric Hindu law and gave it a statutory backing. A Hindu Joint family grand father didn't made any will and died. Widow after getting remarriage cannot claim her share in former husband's ancestral properties.
In the circumstances, it is not a case for interference. But where considering the commitment of a widow to maintain her children and minors being sharers in joint family properties not deriving any income, paternal grandparents being in possession of joint family property are liable for maintenance of minor grandsons with widowed daughter-in-law. Learned Counsel for respondent No. This is because a surviving spouse usually has more knowledge of the deceased spouse's assets. Here since he has no children, his wife being the lone surviving class I legal heir, his share of property will go to her as his legal heir. He further points out that in the case of Balbir Kaur v. She claimed Rs 1 lakh monthly maintenance and right to live in the matrimonial house.