coparcener


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co·par·ce·ner

 (kō-pär′sə-nər)
n.
One of two or more persons sharing an inheritance; a joint heir. Also called parcener.

coparcener

(kəʊˈpɑːsɪnə)
n
(Law) law a person who inherits an estate as coheir with others. Also called: parcener

co•par•ce•ner

(koʊˈpɑr sə nər)

n.
a joint heir.
[1400–50]
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roperties held by a coparcener in a Hindu undivided family and property held by a person in fiduciary capacity are excluded from the definition of benami transaction.
1988) (held that the "life tenant(s) may not partition the remainder," and explained that remaindermen "are not joint tenants, tenants in common, or coparceners.
Again while three of the southern states (Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka) and Maharashtra have amended this by including daughters as coparceners, and Kerala has abolished joint family property altogether, all the other states remain highly unequal.