A Will is a piece of document, which gives shape to one’s wishes after death with regard to all the property and assets that one has during his lifetime. Often problems arise regarding the property of a person if he dies intestate. A Will is a document whereby a person expresses his desire regarding his property after his death. Additions and alterations in a Will can be made by with the help of Codicils. Every Will has an Executor or Executrix, who executes the same after the death of the Testator. The Legatee of beneficiary is the person who inherits the property by virtue of the Will. A probate is a copy of the Will, which has been duly certified and is sealed and stamped by the Court. A Testator is a person who makes the Will.
Legal declaration: A will should be made by a person who is competent enough to do so by law and the document should be made in accordance with law. Anybody who is not a minor, is of sound mind and free from fraud, coercion or undue influence, can make a Will
Revocability: A Will is always revocable during the lifetime of the Testator.
Forms: There is no prescribed form of a Will but the same should be properly attested and signed. The testator should put his initials on every page of the Will. The Testator needs to put his initials besides every correction mage also.