PROBATE OF WILL IN SOLEMN FORM
- The said will and codicil of the deceased were not duly executed according to the provisions of the Indian Succession Act, 1865(10 of 1865) [or of the Hindu Wills Act, 1870(21 of 1870)].
- The deceased at the time the said will and codicil respectively purport to have been executed, was not of sound mind, memory and understanding.
- The execution of the said will and, codicil was obtained by the undue influence of the plaintiff [and others acting with him whose names are at present unknown to the defendant.]
- The execution of the said will and codicil was obtained by the fraud of the plaintiff, such fraud so far as is within the defendant's present knowledge, being [state the nature of the fraud.]
- The deceased at the time of the execution of the said will and codicil did not know and approve the contents thereof [or of the contents of the residuary clause in the said will, as the case may be].
- The deceased made his true last will, dated the 1st January, 1873, and thereby appointed the defendant sole executor thereof.
The defendant claims:-
- that the Court will pronounce against the said will and codicil propounded by the plaintiff;
- that the Court will decree probate of the will of the deceased, dated the 1st January, 1873, in solemn form of law.