May 14, 2018


things to remember while making a will

It’s a myth that making a will is the right of only the rich. Any adult who wants to ensure a fair & just distribution of his assets can write a will. The assets could include property, gold, financial investments, art and artefacts, even hard cash lying at home.Every individual should write a will so […]

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September 27, 2017

What Happens When A Woman Dies Without Leaving A Will

Dies Without Leaving A Will

The patriarchal roots have dug deep into the minds of the legislators in India, and section 15 and 16 of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 is a testimony to that thought process. The socio-economic changes have positioned women in a position at par with men, but the patriarchy infested sections are still to evolve.  The […]

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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 3, 2017

Nomination is not a WILL


If you die intestate (without leaving a WILL document), The Natural law of succession will prevail The Court in present case once again had to decide between Morality and Law and settled that law prevails. The matter before the court was in relation to Relinquishment of Succession Right when Heirs have separated themselves from Deceased […]

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February 4, 2017

Stay Safe-Know more about Making a Will


The death of loved ones brings in pain and sorrow, but when one has to also sort out emotionally draining, mentally harassing legal issues that too related to the making of a Will document by the person gone from the world. When Riya Sen lost her father, calling up people to confirm about the property […]

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February 2, 2017

If you care enough you WILL say it

The Power of the will

Leave no hassles for your inheritorsA large number of property disputes arise simply because a lot of people avoid making a Will. For the simple want of a clear document specifying the way a person’s assets would be distributed after he is no more, a lot of hassles are faced by the people left behind. […]

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