Probate In India: Definition, Importance & Application

  Probate In India: Definition, Importance & Application                        @1                        A will  is a document that is drawn by a person with clear instructions as to how his/her assets are to be distributed on their death. In certain situations — and only in certain jurisdictions, such as Mumbai, Kolkota and Chennai — the executor of the will may need to apply for a probate in order to legalise it. This article will discuss, in detail, what a probate is, when one is needed in India, what the court fees are, and how it can be obtained. @2 What is a Probate? The Indian Succession Act, 1925 decrees that a probate is official proof of a will. A probate is issued to the executor, or the person who is authorized to implement or execute the will and thereby adds a legal character to the will. A probate, as defined in the India Sucessession Act, 1925, is ‘A copy of will certified under the seal of a court of competent jurisdiction with grant of administration of the

Legal word

 Legal word

मुक़दमा --  lawsuit

अवैध -illegal

सबूत --evidence


अपराध --crime


अभियोगी --plaintiff

अभियोगी --plaintiff


दिवालियापन --bankruptcy

अपराधी --criminal

जज --judge

निर्णय --decision


रिहा करना --discharge



गवाह --witness

सज़ा -sentence

क़ानून --law

न्यायालय --court

न्याय --justice


Legal word

ज्यूरी -jury

महाभियोग ---impeachment

अपील करना---appeal

मुआवज़ा -damages

निषेधाज्ञा --injunction

ब्रीफ़ ---brief

पूर्व उदाहरण --precedent

वारंट ---warrant



आंतरिक अधिकारी---insider

न्यायपरस्ता --equity



सह-अपराधी --accomplice

लागू करना---enforcement



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