How can I draft my will myself?

What is will In terms of how property is devolved after death, man rules from beyond the grave. Wills describes the intention of a person (testator) and the plans he has for the property he acquired throughout his life. Who can make a will The Indian Succession Act, of 1925 mentions a person who is capable of making a will in Section 59. Having a sound mind Making a will is possible for anyone over 18 years old in India. A person who considers bequeathing (giving their property) to someone close to them and who cares for their comfort. How […]

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 […]

How to register a will in India?

A will is a legal document that directs the disposition of belongings after a person’s death and is, by its nature, ambulatory and revocable during life as well. As a result, it is a complete statement of a man’s mind or last Will regarding how he would like his property disposed of after his death. How to register a will in India? In India, registration is ensured by the Registration Act, 1908. According to section 18 of the Registration Act, the registration of certain documents is optional. Thus, wills are covered under clause (e) of said section 18. There is […]

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 […]