A Succession Certificate is a document that is granted by a civil court to the legal heirs of a deceased who dies without leaving a will. It is granted by the court to realize the debts and securities of the deceased. Lawtendo will help you to get one.
- A petition for succession certificate must contain the following particulars: -Time of death of the deceased; -Residence or details of properties of the deceased at the time of death within which Judge the jurisdiction falls under; -Details of family or other near relatives; -The rights of the petitioner; -Absence of any impediment to the grant of certificate;
After hearing all parties, the Judge can decide the right of the petitioner to be granted the succession certificate.
A court can sometime require a bond with one or more surety or sureties or any other security for rendering an account of debts and securities received by the petitioner of succession certificate for indemnifying the persons who may be entitled to any part of the debt or securities.
If a certificate is granted in a foreign country by an Indian representation accredited to that State, it should be stamped.
-Identity Card of all the legal heirs (Pan Card).
-Ration card of all the legal heirs.
-Prescribed application form by affixing a court fee stamp.
-The purpose for which the certificate is applied for should be mentioned in the application
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