Lexis Nexis Family Law Lectures Family Law II by POONAM PRADHAN SAXENA Edition 2022
Family Law Lectures II is an exhaustive publication on the law relating to property and succession. It covers all major aspects relating to Hindus, Muslims, Christians and Parsis. It also examines fundamental concepts dealing with the joint family, coparcenary, partition, interstate succession as well as the law relating to gifts, wills, and inheritance. This book is an essential reference for students, researchers, academicians and those preparing for competitive examinations.
- Discusses the general principles of major Inheritance laws amongst the various communities and regions in India, and the sources of Hindu and Muslim law
- Covers area of devolution of property through Inheritance and Succession amongst Hindus and law governing gifts, wills, gifts made during marz-ul maut and Inheritance amongst Muslims
- Traces in detail the classical concept of Hindu Joint Family, Coparcenary, categorization of different kinds of property that a Hindu may own, Concept of Trading Families, Karta, Alienation and Partition of Joint Family Property, Devolution of Coparcenary Property and Inheritance and Succession to the separate property under the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 and the above mentioned topics under Muslim law
- Incorporates important judgments delivered by the Supreme Court and High Courts
Dr Poonam Pradhan Saxena was a professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, and has been teaching law for the last thirty years and is currently the Vice Chancellor of National Law University, Jodhpur. She is a senior Fulbright scholar, and a visiting faculty at the University of Baltimore, Maryland, USA. she is a Shastri, Indo-Canadian fellow, and has delivered lectures in eleven different universities across Canada. She is the author of Property Law (2006), a LexisNexis Butterworths publication. She has also contributed to four volumes of the Halsbury’s Laws of India, viz, ‘Property and Easements’ [Volume 29(2)]. Her articles have been published in more than fifty leading Indian and foreign law journals and books.