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Team Legistify
Answered on 22 Mar 2020

No, you can only claim a share in your adoptive parents' property and not in your biological family's property.Read More

Posted on 06 Feb 2020 | 1 Answer

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Team Legistify
Answered on 22 Mar 2020

At the International level, India has ratified the Convention on the Rights of Child and the Hague Convention on Inter-Country Adoption of Children.  The order of priority which is to be followed in cases of inter-country adoptions is as under:- (i) Non-Resident Indian (NRI) (ii) Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) (iii) Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) (iv) Foreign NationalsRead More

Posted on 06 Feb 2020 | 1 Answer

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Prashant yadav
Answered on 13 Mar 2020

An adopted child can stake claim on their adoptive parents' property the adoptive father and his relations, too, are entitled to inherit from the adopted son. However, the child cannot inherit property from the biological child.Read More

Posted on 25 Feb 2020 | 1 Answer

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Answered on 15 Mar 2020

Your friends need to apply for Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) cards to help them adopt your child from India.Read More

Posted on 29 Jan 2020 | 1 Answer

Ayaskanta Parida | Legistify

Ayaskanta Parida
Answered on 19 Jan 2020

Yes, the daughter is treated like a biological child, and hence she can inherit the properties of her mother and father, whatever she is deemed to get. However, she cannot claim property of her birth parents.Read More

Posted on 06 Jan 2020 | 1 Answer

Saachi Khurana | Legistify

Saachi Khurana
Answered on 14 Jan 2020

In this case, if they have sold the property together and a registered Legal Certificate form under your father name then your father has complete right to claim his share.Read More

Posted on 10 Jan 2020 | 1 Answer

Advocate Kishan (Retd. Judge) | Legistify

Advocate Kishan (Retd. Judge)
Answered on 21 Dec 2019

The entire history is to be studied to give appropriate legal advice but in general, you can go for adoption order even at this juncture.Read More

Posted on 08 Nov 2019 | 2 Answers

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Answered on 30 Sep 2019

If you are a single male, you are not eligible to adopt a girl child. A single male can only adopt a boy. If the authority has taken away your child, you can approach them with the help of a family law lawyer in India.Read More

Posted on 30 Sep 2019 | 1 Answer

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Aayushi Sang
Answered on 18 Sep 2019

No person will be capable of being taken in adoption unless the following conditions are fulfilled The person should be a Hindu The person has not been married, unless there is a custom or usage applicable to the parties which permit persons who are married being taken in adoption He or she has not already been adopted He or she has not completed the age of fifteen years, unless there is a custom or usage applicable to the parties which permit persons who have completed the age of fifteen years being taken in adoption Under the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act (HAMA), only Hindus can adopt subject to their fulfilment of specific criteria. As per the provision of this act, no adoption will be valid unless fulfilling the following conditions: The person adopting should have the capacity and also the right, to take in adoption The person giving in adoption should have the capacity to do The person adopted should be capable of being taken in adoption The adoption should be made in compliance with the conditions of the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act (HAMA) Eligibility of a Male Hindu to Take Adoption: Under HAMA, any male Hindu who is of sound mind and not a minor can take a son or a daughter in adoption. If he has a wife living, he cannot adopt a child except with the consent of his wife unless the wife has completely renounced the world or has ceased to be a Hindu or has been declared by a court of competent jurisdiction to be of unsound mind. Note: In case the person has more than one wife living at the time of adoption, the consent of all the wives is mandatory unless the consent of any one of them is unnecessary for any of the reasons specified in the preceding clause. The senior wife will be classified as the legal mother of the adopted child.Read More

Posted on 10 Sep 2019 | 1 Answer

Aditya Dua | Legistify

Aditya Dua
Answered on 24 Jul 2019

The Process Involves - 1. Submission of documents (prescribed by CARA) validating the parents ability to care for a child. 2. An assessment of the capability of the prospective parents to look after an adopted child, by way of a home-study by a professional Social worker. 3. Selecting the child and taking her home under foster care. 4. Filing of the Court petition and scrutiny of the dossier by the Scrutiny Agency. READ: Child Adoption Under Hindu Laws In India | Child Adoption Laws You can consult with our experienced family law lawyer in India who will help and suggest you how to legally adopt a child in India.Read More

Posted on 22 Jul 2019 | 1 Answer