Step-by-step procedure for drafting a Will in India

A Will is a legal document – it is a declaration of a person’s will the document that concerns the distribution of assets, money, etc. after their death. After a person’s death, it takes effect. Wealth, property, and assets will determine the decisions made by the heir to the will.  There are two will writing formats: handwritten and typed. In order for this will to be valid, a witness must attest that the owner of the will is also the person willing to distribute their assets to the sole or multiple heirs.  You may ask: “How do I format a […]

Will Registration India

In India, Will registration is not mandatory. However, when one wishes to add another witness to a will, the government is the appropriate witness. With extra effort and some additional cost, they can do so voluntarily with the Government of India (Sub-Registrar’s Office). A registration like this will help the family in the event that someone challenges the authenticity of the Will, resulting in a court intervention to prove its authenticity. Registration of Wills makes proving genuineness easier without calling witnesses etc. in all such cases. The Vakilsearch company offers Will Registration Service throughout India through its associates as a […]