Clarification on time limit for probation of Will


I (HINDU)have registered will of April,2012 and the testator died in December,2012 and still now I do not collect sufficient money for court fees and lawer fees for probating the registered will.So I want to know is there any limited years to probate it? Please write to to me in details to my email. thanking you

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227 votes

There is no time frame for applying for probate. Court fee will depend of property mentioned. Maximum stamp duty payable is Rs 50,000/- in West Bengal. Application can be filed in the Civil Court which has the jurisdiction. High Court has concurrent powers.


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there is no such time limit for filing a case for probate of a will. but, it is better advised to you to contact any lawyer, and show him/her the will, only then it is possible to say to you that within what time the thing can be done and what money or expenses will be incurred.

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