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Results of attesting witness to the will

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PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2018
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Will -- Execution - Proof - Non availability of attesting witnesses - Will registered - Evidence of Sub-Registrar that he knew testator as he was Chowkidar of the village and he also personally knew attesting witness as he was Lambardar of the village and that Will was read over to testator and testator acknowledged correctness of the same - Scribe also examined who stated..........

DELHI HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2018
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Will -- Due execution - Attesting witnesses have to sign in presence of executant but not in presence of each other - Contention that since attesting witness did not recognize signatures of second attesting witness, due execution of Will is under doubt, held, rejected...........

DELHI HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2018
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Will -- Proof - Attesting witness of Will should not be disbelieved merely on account of fact that he forgotten the name of executant, particularly after elapse of long period of time...........

TELANGANA AND ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2018
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Will -- Execution - Proof - Attesting witness - Scribe or identifying witness - Due execution of a compulsory attestable document can be only by examining atleast one of the attestors - Scribe or identifying witnesses of an attestable document including Wills, cannot be regarded as attesting witnesses because there was no animo attestandi i.e. they have not signed on the..........

CALCUTTA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2017
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Will -- Suspicious circumstances - Beneficiary not blood relative - Recital in Will that beneficiary is like his daughter and took care of him like her father - Signatures of testator on admitted documents matched with signatures on Will in terms of characteristics, alignment, line control and so on - One of attesting witness of Will deposed that he saw testator sign the..........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2017
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Will -- Proof - Merely because one of attesting witness of Will has a criminal record, that too not proved by plaintiff, cannot be a ground to discard his evidence, as he is not beneficiary of Will and is only a attesting witness...........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2017
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Will -- Proof - One of attesting witness to Will specifically stated that testator signed the Will in his presence and in presence of other attesting witness both attesting witnesses signed the same in presence of testator - Testator of Will duly executed Will duly signed by him - No efforts made by plaintiffs to establish that Will does not bear signatures of testator -..........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2017
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Order 41, Rule 27 -- Additional evidence at appellate stage - Will - Second attesting witness of Will is sought to be produced by way of additional evidence by plaintiff - One of attesting witnesses already examined and plaintiffs never made any attempt to examine second attesting witness, during course of trial which remained pending for almost..........

MADRAS HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2017
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Will -- Suspicious circumstances - Testator 85 years of age at the time of execution of Will - Heath of testator was not good and he being feeble, unsound and debilitated, was unable to take a firm decision - Inconsistencies and contradictions were found in testimony of one of attesting witness - Other attesting witness is not reliable being closely related to defendants -..........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2017
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Will -- Execution - Proof - Attesting witness not able to identify his thumb impression due to old age being 70 years of age - However in examination-in-chief he stated that Will was executed in his presence and testator and other attesting witness signed/thumb marked the Will in his presence and he also thumb marked the Will in the presence of testator - Held, once..........

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