Legal heir certificate for adopted child cannot be granted without valid adoption or supporting documents: Kerala High Court

In the absence of a valid and legal adoption and without any document proving that the adoption took place, the Court said it could not fault the authorities for not giving a legal heir certificate.
Kerala High Court
Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court recently held that a legal heirship certificate cannot be granted to an adopted person in the absence of valid documents that prove the adoption [Prameela L v State of Kerala & Ors.].

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