One of my relatives who expired in Oct 2021 due to old age had filled in nomination form in 2017 which was approved by society and placed it in their nomination book. Uncle subsequently also made a registered will that re-confirmed his decision as of nomination form.
Still the society office is not doing any transfer thus exposing flat to risk of being "unowned". Lawyers claim that Probate of WILL will take a year or so and is expenisve..
One another well-meaning friend tells that there was article in paper about recent high court judgment that makes Probate unnecessary. If all legal heirs are involved, there will be a long battle since all of them had serious differences with the deceased.
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