Indian Succession Act

  • SC on Principles to Prove the Validity & Execution of Will

    Relying on H. Venkatachala Iyengar v. B.N. Thimmajamma, 1959 Supp (1) SCR 426 (3Judge Bench), Bhagwan Kaur v. Kartar Kaur, (1994) 5 SCC 135 (3Judge Bench), Janki Narayan Bhoir v. Narayan Namdeo Kadam, (2003) 2 SCC 91(2Judge Bench) Yumnam Ongbi Tampha Ibema Devi v. Yumnam Joykumar Singh, (2009) 4 SCC 780 (3Judge Bench) and Shivakumar…

  • 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…