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Succession Certificate is a document issued by a Competent (Civil) Court certifying a rightful person to be ...

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How to get Succession Certificate

  • Schedule call with the Lawyer

    Discuss requirements & shares details of properties

  • Application Filing in Court

    Submission of documents & filing of application in Civil Court

  • Court Procedure

    Court proceedings take place

  • Succession Certificate

    Succession Certificate is issued by the Court

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Schedule call with the Lawyer

Discuss requirements & shares details of properties

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Application Filing in Court

Submission of documents & filing of application in Civil Court

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Court Procedure

Court proceedings take place

Succession Certificate

Succession Certificate is issued by the Court

Contents of Succession Certificate

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    Time of death of the deceased

    The certificate shall include the details of the deceased along with time and place of death.

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    Address of the deceased

    The certificate shall provide the full address of the residence of the deceased or any other place the deceased was residing before his death.

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    Property/Asset details

    The details of the property/asset are written in the certificate. The details include plot area, identification number, details of construction, the exact location and surroundings of the property. In case of any other asset, it will include complete details of that asset.

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    Details of family members

    The certificate shall provide the names, age, and full address of the family members of the deceased. It also mentions details of the relationship between the deceased and family members.

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    Rights of the petitioner

    The certificate outlines the rights of the petitioner. It includes in what capacity he should be nominated as the successor of the deceased. Sufficient evidence that the said asset does not fall under the restrictive cases and there is no dispute to his claim as a successor.

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    Details of debts and securities

    The certificate also includes the details of the debts and securities attached to the property.

Benefits of Succession Certificate

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    Claiming Assets

    Succession certificate is the primary document through which the heirs can claim the assets of the deceased.

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    Legitimacy Proof

    It establishes the legitimacy of the heirs and gives them the authority to get the deposits and other assets transferred in their names.

Registration Process

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    Discuss your requirements with the Lawyer

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    Lawyer prepares the application

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    Application is filed in the Court

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    Court proceedings take place

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    Succession Certificate is issued


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    Consultation with experienced Succession Lawyer

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    Application Filing

  • Court proceedings taken care of end to end

  • Succession Certificate

Frequently asked Questions

Who grants the Succession Certificate?


The District Judge grants a succession certificate, The Judge grants a certificate specifying the debts and securities set forth in the application empowering the person to receive interest or dividend or to negotiate or transfer or do both.

What is the importance of a succession certificate?


The succession certificate affirms who the legal heirs of the deceased are and that
there was no will. This may be enough for the legal heirs to administer and dispose of

I have a succession certificate; how can I get it reviewed by a Lawyer?


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