Friday, 12 July 2013

'Will' means IchhaPatra not MrityuPatra:

Indians generally think that will is the last document to be signed. The reason may be in the name of the document in Indian languages. ‘Will’ is known as MrityuPatra. Mrityu means death and Patra means Document. This may be the reason people think this document once prepared the person would die immediately after the document is signed. One solution to this could be the document should be called as ‘Ichha Patra’ rather than ‘MrityuPatra’. The other aspect is mostly people think that once this document is prepared persons who do not get any share in his/her property would not look after the person during his/her last days. There are many more mis-concepts about Ichha Patra. Some examples are:-

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