July 5, 2022

Basics of a Will Document and its relevance for NRIs

Basics of a Will Document and its relevance for NRIs

Summary Will is an essential legal document which should be prepared during the lifetime of the testator. A Will document can be made in any language, and it needs to be signed by the testator. Further, the Will document needs to be attested by at least 02 witnesses. A Will can be registered at the […]

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March 7, 2020

Celebrating Women’s Day: Understanding Property Rights for Women

womens day

Women have been subject to bias in property matters. Woman’s day is an opportunity to ponder over such inequalities and initiate measures for empowering women about their property rights.Today women are financially independent. Our legal system recognizes their rights in the property as independent owners. The Government has given many relaxations like lower stamp duty […]

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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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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 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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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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