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  • What is a Will? – Essentials of a Valid Will

    What is a Will? – Essentials of a Valid Will

    1. Introduction What is a Will? Who can make a Will? What are the essential ingredients of a Will? Is registration of Will mandatory? You will find answers to these and more such questions here… 2. Definitions – Will, Property, Testator, Beneficiary, Executor Section 2(h) of the Indian Succession Act 1925 says – “Will” means…

  • Why make a Will? – Benefits & Advantages

    Why make a Will? – Benefits & Advantages

    Introduction Undeniably, money and property matters are the biggest dividers in life. Moreso when the need to acquire or sustain a good lifestyle is majority’s mantra. Petty fights, squabbles, conflicts, disputes to the extent that people indulge in unnecessary litigation for a claim on other’s property are becoming the order of the day. Families fall…

  • Supreme Court on Concealment of Material Facts

    Supreme Court on Concealment of Material Facts

    1. Introduction Concealment or Suppression of material fact has far reaching consequences. Before we delve any further let’s begin with the basics. What are material facts? Why material facts should not be concealed? What are the implications of concealment of material facts? How do courts ensure that litigants come with clean hands to Court when…

  • SC on Unreasonable Delay in Pronouncement of Judgment

    SC on Unreasonable Delay in Pronouncement of Judgment

    1. Introduction What is pronouncement of Judgment? What does it mean when Court says Judgment is reserved? For how long can Courts reserve Judgment in a case? Whether law prescribes any time limit within which a Court must pronounce judgment from the date of hearing final arguments? You will find answers to these and more…

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