You can execute a new will and override the earlier will by taking its reference in the new will.
Yes, you have to come to the registrar’s office to personally appear before the registrar along with 2 witnesses, all of them appearing persons need to carry their original IDs.
The whole process can be completed within 3-4 days. You personally need to come once to the registrar’s office with a prior appointment and it takes 1-2 hours at the registrar’s office. The prior appointment will be arranged by us.
An executor is the one who will execute your will post-death of the testator. It is not mandatory to appoint an executor, however, many people do appoint the executor in order to avoid any disputes between the beneficiaries.
Execution is when a major & person (testator) of sound mind signs the will in front of at least 2 witnesses & the witness also signs the will to confirm the signature of the testator. Registration is when the copy of the will is kept in the custody of the sub-registrar for safekeeping.
  • A will helps to address some important issues:
  • • Clarity regarding Distribution: This is important as assets can be distributed as one likes.
  • • Avoidance of Disputes: An explicit distribution of assets minimizes the possibility of disputes among family members particularly as personal laws otherwise take over.
  • • Confidentiality: Doing what you want to do.
  • • Minor Children: A will gives you an opportunity to make provisions for minor children & children with special needs as per your wish.
  • • Offshore Assets: A will helps you to address the transfer of offshore assets.
  • • Special Cause: Supporting a cause close to your heart.
  • • Disinheriting: Disinheriting certain relatives.
  • Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh, Jain are governed by:- Indian Succession Act,1925
  • Mohammedans are governed by:- Muslim Law
  • 1. Testator: A person who executes the will.
  • 2. Legatee: Beneficiary of the property under the will.
  • 3. Administrator: A person appointed by competent authority to administer the estate of a deceased person appointed when there is no executor.
  • 4. Executor: A person to whom the execution of the last will of a deceased person is, by the testator’s appointment, confided.
  • 5. Codicil: An instrument made in relation to a will, & explaining, altering or adding to its dispositions, and shall be deemed to form part of the will.
  • 6. Probate: The copy of a will certified under the seal of a court of competent jurisdiction with a grant of administration to the estate of the testator.
Any person may dispose of any property owned one held by him & which is capable of being disposed of by him. It is prudent to mention all single or joint properties, wealth, assets, receivables as well as liabilities or loans in the will, including movable and intangible properties and assets. Movable properties will include cash, jewelry, FD’s, Bank Accounts, Insurance Policies, Vehicles & all your furniture, fixtures, etc. Immovable properties will include all your land, building, flat, shop, office, plot, garage, etc. And even one can bequeath pets, paintings, antiques, electronic items, furniture & fixtures, intellectual properties like a trademark, Patents, Copyrights, Licenses, Social Media Accounts, personal Belongings, and Books, etc.