What is Joint Hindu property

Joint Hindu property

Joint Hindu family is most important aspect of law joint family property. Coparcenary property is that in which every Coparcenary has a joint interest & joint position.

  • All ancestral property.
  • Property acquire with aid and assistance of ancestral property.
  • Property acquired at the cost of ancestral property.
  • Separate property of Coparcenary which is voluntary thrum into common stock to such an extent that it common be distinguished from joint family property.
  • Other type of property e.g. recorded joint family property.

Doctrine of ancestor

  • Accumulation of income of joint family property.
  • Property parched with joint family income.
  • Proceeds of sale of joint family property or property parched out of such sales proceeds.

Doctrine of blending

When a coparcener deals with separate property in a manner that he leaves no doubt that he wants to treat it as a part of joint family property.

Ancestral property

Property inherited from ancestor may be called as ancestral properery.

But in Hindu law it has technical meaning, it is property inherited from great grandfather or father (three immediate ancestors) which is called ancestral property.

Property inherited from any other relation like mother, uncle or brother is not ancestral property, but it is separate property of person inheriting it.

Self-acquired property of grandfather in hand of father is ancestral property because all property inherited by male Hindu from his grandfather or grandfather is ancestral property

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