Can son of first wife claim right in father's self acquired property

25-Apr-2023 (In Property Law)
1 son & 4 daughters from first marriage. All well settled. My father legally settled his property to his second wife(legal marriage) and her son from his own earning(not ancestral). As a son can i file a case in court asking for a share in property. Hindu Family.
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Answer #1
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In case of Hindu male, he has absolute right to dispose his self acquired property as he wishes. After execution of the settlement deed as described by you, first wife's son has no right to claim any share in the property.
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Answer #2
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It is not clear whether your father's first marriage was legally dissolved before his second marriage. Assuming proper legal divorce, all your father's children would be equally entitled to a share in his estate.

Answer #3
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Answer: The son of a first wife has a legal right to inherit the property of his father, but only if the father is governed by personal laws.
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K k singh
Property purchased in first wife name, after death of wife, transfers d to 2nd wife, can 1st son claim for property

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