News & Media 17th Oct 2023

Can a legal heir who is also a witness challenge the will?

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Heena Chheda Partner | Mumbai

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The Indian Succession Act, 1925, does not bar legal heirs from becoming a witness to a will (except in the case of specific religions). But can a legal heir who is also a witness to the will, challenge the will at a later stage?

In this context, Our Partner Heena Chheda has been quoted in an article, “Can a legal hier who is also a witness challenge the will? published by The Economic Times.

To know more about this, read the full quote here