Petition for Letters of Administration (Rule 376)

Updated at:March 2010
 
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IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT BOMBAY

TESTAMENTARY AND INTESTATE JURISDICTION

PETITION NO. ............... OF .............

Petition for Letters of Administration to

the property and credits of (a).............

.......................................... Deceased.

........................................... Petitioner.

(a) Insert name in full, place of residence and occupation. If the deceased was bachelor or spinster that should be stated.

THE PETITION OF THE PETITIONER ABOVENAMED

TO

THE HONOURABLE THE CHIEF JUSTICE AND JUDGES OF THE HIGH

COURT

SHEWETH:-

(1) That the abovenamed .............................. died at ............... on or about the...................... day of 20....

(2) That the said deceased at the time of his death had a fixed place of abode at........................ and/or left property within Greater Bombay and in the State of Maharashtra and elsewhere in India.

(3) That he said deceased died intestate and that due and diligent search has been made for a will but none has been found.

(b) State what law.

(4) That the said deceased left him surviving as his only heirs and next-of-kin according to (b) to .................... law the following persons, who are residing at the addresses set out against their respective names

(c) State, the relationship to the deceased.

(5) 'I'hat the petitioner as (c) ....................... of the deceased claims to be ................ entitled to a ....................... share of his estate.

(6) The petitioner has truly set forth in Schedule No. I, hereto annexed and marked Exhibit "A", all the property and credits which the deceased died possessed of or entitled to at the time of his death which have or are likely to come to the petitioner's hands.

(7) That the petitioner has truly set forth in Schedule No. II, hereto annexed and marked Exhibit "B" all the items that by law he is allowed to deduct for the purpose of ascertaining the net estate of the deceased.

(8) That the petitioner has truly set forth in Schedule No. III, hereto annexed and marked Exhibit "C", the property held by the deceased as a trustee for another and not beneficially or with general power to confer a beneficial interest.

(9) That...

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