Arrangement to Adopt an Unattested Will
Deed of Family Arrangement is made at ........ on this ............ day of
........ 19 ...... between Shri A son of B resident of ......... (hereinafter
called as Shri A) of the First Part and Smt. C widow of B resident of
.......... (hereinafter called as Smt. C) of the Second Part and Smt. D wife of
......... resident of ...... (hereinafter called as Smt. D) of the Third Part.
the said B son of ............... resident of .......... died intestate on
......... leaving Smt. C his widow, Shri A and Smt. D, the son and daughter
being the only legal heirs.
Whereas after the death of the said B, a will, a copy whereof is set out in the
Schedule hereunder written (hereinafter called the will) dated ........ signed
by the said B and purporting to be his will has been found in his almirah, but
the said will is not attested by two witnesses as required by law.
Whereas the parties hereto are of an opinion that the last wishes of the said B
should be fulfilled and these should not remain unfulfilled due to
technicalities of law and therefore they are desirous of giving full effect to
the said will.
Whereas the said B has appointed Shri A as executor of the said will for the
purposes therein appearing.
Deed Witnesseth as Follows:
is agreed between the parties hereto that full effect shall be given to all the
terms of the will of the said B, as though the same was the last will of the
said B duly executed and attested and probated.
parties hereto shall not make any claim to any part of the estate or effects of
the said 8 as being his widow and children, otherwise in accordance with the
terms of the will.
executor shall administer the will and all the parties hereto will assent to
the vesting of the property in the executor.
the parties hereto shall execute and do all such deeds and things as may be
necessary or expedient for carrying out the objects of this deed.
Witness Whereof the parties hereto have signed this deed on the day and year
first hereinabove written.
Schedule above referred to
and delivered by the within named Shri A
and delivered by the within named Smt. B