Affidavit of the attesting witness (Rules 374 and 375)

Updated at:March 2010
 
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IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT BOMBAY

TESTAMENTARY AND INTESTATE JURISDICTION

PETITION NO................. OF 20.....

Petition for probate of the last Will and testament of

......................................................... Deceased.

...................................... Petitioner.

I,............................... do swear in the name of God/ solemnly affirm and say as follows:

(1) That I knew and was well acquainted with the deceased................... abovenamed.

(2) That on the............................. day of.............20...... I was present together with....................... at the house of.................................. and we did then and there see the deceased set and subscribe his name at foot of the testamentary paper in the............... language and character, which is referred to in the petition herein and marked Exhibit "A", and declare and publish the same as his last Will and testament.

(3) That thereupon I, this deponent and the said................... did at the request of the said deceased and in his presence and in the presence of each other all being present at the time set and subscribe our respective names and signatures at foot of the said testamentary paper as witnesses thereto.

(4) That the name and signature........................subscribed at the foot of the testamentary paper as of the party executing the same is in the proper handwriting of the said deceased and the name, signature and additions ".................." also subscribed and written at foot of the...

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