Legal Question in Intellectual Property in India

if there are 5 children in a family,and one girl is given for adoption by her biological parents.can the girl have a claim on her biological fathers ancestral property,if her biological father has left a will in which it was written that no part from the ancestral property shall be given to the daughter who was given for adoption .

Asked on 9/14/13, 7:54 pm

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Dear Sir / Madam,

As already advised, the fact that the father has written a Will implies that he is only keen to transfer his property after his demise and not during his lifetime. Circumstances then may have compelled the father to give his girl for adoption, but that does not absolve the girl's right to claim a share in her father's property. She was already deprived of family bonding and ties when she was given for adoption, so I see no way that she is going to give up and surrender her rightful claim to a share in her father's property.


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Answered on 9/14/13, 10:13 pm

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