If one of tenants-in-common dies, the share devolves on legal heirs

In the event that parents held the plot as tenants- in-common, then on the death of father, his share in the plot will devolve upon his heirs.The registration of a Will is optional and a Will does not require to be stamped Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies Powered by WPeMatico

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Joe Biden’s criminal justice reform plan, explained

Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about his foreign policy vision for America on July 11, 2019. | Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images Joe Biden’s new criminal justice reform plan reverses some of the policies he helped make law. Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday unveiled a sweeping criminal justice reform plan — vowing to reduce incarceration, reform policing, and shift spending from incarceration to more social support for those at risk of crime….

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Study: the US could have averted about 15,600 deaths if every state expanded Medicaid

Protesters gather protest lawmakers’ refusal to expand health care coverage in 2013. | Joe Raedle/Getty Images The real impact of Republican’s rejection of Medicaid expansion under Obamacare. The United States could have averted about 15,600 deaths if all 50 states expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, new research suggests. The Affordable Care Act initially expanded Medicaid, the federal health insurance program for low-income people, to everyone making less than 138 percent of the federal…

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New York just became the first state to ban cat declawing

A month-old Amur leopard cat named Zabava.  | Yuri Smityuk/TASS via Getty Images Animal advocates call it a win — but others argue it’ll make things worse for cats. Animal advocates are celebrating a big win in New York. The state has become the first in the US to ban cat declawing, a painful procedure that involves removing bones — not just nails — from a cat’s paws. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an anti-declawing bill into…

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