June 12, 2018


Necessary to challenge a will in the court

This could very well pass off as the saga of relationships, confusions and chaotic disputes. Hemraj Vatsyan’s father Dwarka Dass had two wives. His first marriage with Kamla Dass ended up in a divorce and he then married Jagminder Kaur. He had three sons from his first wife and then adopted a girl, Peggy. Later […]

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December 11, 2017

Reasons to have a Will for Property in India

Reasons to have a Will for Property in India

A will can be defined as a legal document that divides an individual’s intestate amongst his heirs.  In order to carry out persons wish after his death, a will becomes the primary document of execution. There are many reasons as to why an individual should draft their wills and get them registered –Custody of Children […]

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November 30, 2017

How to register a Will?

How to register a Will in India

A will is a document that allows for the division and distribution of an individual’s intestate amongst his heirs and others in accordance with his wishes after his demise.The registration of a will is not compulsory; however, a greater legitimacy is attached to it once registered.The registration of a will is considered to be more […]

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November 3, 2017

Grounds to Challenge a Will in The Court

challenge a will document

A will is the legal statement of an individual about what he wishes to do with his property after his death. It is the intention of an individual regarding the devolution of his property and what has to be done with the same. A will is registered under Section 18(e) of The Indian Registration Act […]

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September 21, 2017

Challenging A Will in the court of law

Challenging a will in the court

A person who makes a Will (the testator) can decide to leave their assets to whomever they wish when they die. It is typically very difficult to challenge a will.In Savithri and others Vs. Karthyayani Amma and others, the Honourable Apex Court held that the natural heirs have either been excluded or a lesser share […]

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August 25, 2017



‘People can only have a long-term plan if they know their private property is secure’. Throughout life, we acquire property in the form of houses, real estate, vehicles and savings accounts. Deciding how to divide assets between loved ones after your passing can be a confusing task. The use of wills and deeds of transfer […]

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July 17, 2017

WILL: Shrouded in Mystery

Judgement on will

There have been numerous cases where the Will of a person has been questioned by the courts. It is not uncommon for the High Court to find it suspicious and dispel the wishes of the testator only to be reversed by the Apex Court. A very similar situation took place in Mahesh Kumar (D) By […]

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