Courts should examine a Will from point of view of layman and not lawman: Delhi High Court

The Court said that clauses in a Will are like sailors on a ship sailing in the same direction where each clause has an individual value like each sailor on a ship has an individual role to play.
 Justice Suresh Kumar Kait and Justice Saurabh Banerjee
Justice Suresh Kumar Kait and Justice Saurabh Banerjee

The Delhi High Court recently held that a Will has to be looked at from the point of view of layman and all its clauses have to be harmoniously construed, given equal importance, benefit and uniformity [Vikrant Kapila & Anr v Pankaja Panda & Ors].

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