If legal heirs give up inheritance right, children can’t stake claim to property
- If the owner has inherited a property through a Will or otherwise, his children are also considered legal heirs to that property
- There is no distinction between an inherited, self-acquired property and ancestral property in case of Christians, Muslims and Parsis
Family disputes over inheritance of ancestral property are common, often between two or more generations. Sometimes, your parents or a family member may waive off rights in their inheritance for various reasons, including a dispute. But does that affect your right in the ancestral property? Or can you still stake claim?
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