Will is a legal declaration of the intention of a testator with respect to his/her property, which the testator desires to be carried into effect after his/her death. Will can be changed or revoked by the testator at anytime during his/her life. So, Will can be changed and modified multiple times during the life of the testator. Will must has two important elements for it to be valid 1) it must declare the intention of the testator as to disposal of his/her property after death and 2) it must be revocable by the testator at any time. Finally, since Qill is a secret and confidential document, it can never be ordered to be produced.
When a person dies without having made a Will, he/she is said to have died intestate. The property of the person is then inherited by his/her legal heirs in accordance with the law of inheritance applicable. Hence, to ensure there are no disputes post death, its is important to write and maintain Will during the life of a person.
Fill out a simple online form providing details about yourself, property and intentions for disposal of property after death. Based on your requirements, the will would be drafted by an expert and vetted. The will can then be executed by you as per law, with the assistance of an IndiaFilings Expert.
Will must be signed by the testator and must be attested by two or more witnesses, each of whom has seen the testator sign. It is important for the witness to observe the testator sign the Will. There is no requirement for registration of Will. However, if the testator wishes, Will can be registered at the Office of Sub-Registrar. The witnesses to the Will must go with the testator for attesting the Will to the Sub-Registrar office. Stamp duty is not chargeable on Will.