Legal heir certificate specifies the persons mentioned in the certificate are the legal heirs of the deceased.
There are only three simple steps:
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When an unexpected death of a family member happens, a legal heir certificate must be obtained to establish the relationship between the heirs and deceased for claims relating to pension, provident fund, gratuity or other service benefits of central and state government departments.
A legal heir certificate in India comes into use when the deceased had not selected a nominee. Even banks and private companies also accept these legal certificates for allowing transfer of deposits, balances, investments, shares, etc.
Under the Indian laws, the following people are considered to be the legal heirs of a person and can obtain a legal heir certificate in India:
These are general set documents required to get a legal heir certificate, but the documents may differ from state to state:
The whole procedure for legal heirship certificate can take upto 30 to 45 days.
At Vakilsearch, we can deliver all your documentation requirements in just four working days. And if you're not totally satisfied, we'll take another couple of days to work on the modifications you need. All at the lowest price, both online and offline.
We make your interaction with government as smooth as is possible by doing all the paperwork for you. We will also give you absolute clarity on the process to set realistic expectations.
Our team of experienced business advisors are a phone call away, should you have any queries about the process. But we'll try to ensure that your doubts are cleared before they even arise.