Can a will be registered even after death of testator?

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Yes, claiming party under the will have to produce will, records relating to the death of the testator, witnesses and the scribe before the Sub Registrar. If Sub Registrar is satisfied about the truth and genuineness of the execution of the will, he will register. There is a procedure called “will enquiry” to be followed… Read more »

Can a registered will be rectified or changed?

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If executant of a will wishes to rectify, change the content by way of addition/deletion of any recital in the original will may do so during his lifetime. This is called codicil. This document does not require any stamp duty. Will– A testamentary document by which a person bequeaths his property to be effective on… Read more »

Can a will be cancelled?

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The testator can cancel his will at any time during his lifetime. Wll cancellation deed requires a Stamp duty of Rs.100/- Will– A testamentary document by which a person bequeaths his property to be effective on his death is a will. The property will devolve on the person in whose favour it is bequeathed after death… Read more »

Is there any time limit to register a will?

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Will can be registered in any office of the Sub Registrar in India. There is no such time limit to register a will. Condition of execute a will – a) Any person above the age of 18 years and mentally sound may execute will, but will caused by fraud or coercion or by importunately will not be valid…. Read more »

Where can the will be registered?

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It can be registered in any office of the Sub Registrar in India. A testamentary document by which a person bequeaths his property to be effective on his death is a will. The property will devolve on the person in whose favour it is bequeathed after death of testator.   Condition of execute a will – a)… Read more »

Is it compulsory to register a will?

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It is not compulsory to register. Executants may register at his option. It is better to register the will. If original is lost a certified copy can be obtained from Sub-Registrar Office. A testamentary document by which a person bequeaths his property to be effective on his death is a will. The property will devolve… Read more »

Who can execute a will?

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Will – A testamentary document by which a person bequeaths his property to be effective on his death is a will. The property will devolve on the person in whose favour it is bequeathed after death of testator.  Any person above the age of 18 years and mentally sound may execute will, but will caused by… Read more »

What is a will in property laws?

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A testamentary document by which a person bequeaths his property to be effective on his death is a will. The property will devolve on the person in whose favour it is bequeathed after death of testator. Property law is the area of law that governs the various forms of ownership and tenancy in real property (land… Read more »

How to effect partition of property?

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If all the parties have share (common right) in the property partition can be effected. If partition is effected through an instrument such instrument must be compulsorily registered. Oral partition affected through memorandum submitted to the concerned authorities need not be registered.  Stamp duty has to be paid in respect any kind of partition whether… Read more »

Which are the documents requires to be compulsorily registered?

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These are the documents requires to be compulsorily registered- Gift deed of immovable property. Other non-testamentary instruments, which purport or Operate to create, declare, assign, limit or extinguish whether in the present or in future, any right, title or interest, whether vested or contingent, of the value of one hundred rupees and upwards, to or in… Read more »