You can draft a document over the internet using readymade templates called an online will. You can then download it , print it, sign it, have it witnessed by atleast 2 witnesses and then store it in a safe place.
A number of Indian portals offer these services. You can then upload a scanned copy of the will and store it on the portal.
Banks offer high end services such as the video shoot of the entire writing of the will and store it digitally in a safe manner. This is offered mainly to HNI’s for a fee. This process is managed by the banks wealth division in a hassle free manner making sure that your beneficiary (heirs) get your wealth.
Oral wills called “privileged wills” are made by soldiers, airmen and the navy officers who are on the war front.
A digital will allows you to pass your online property (social networking accounts or an email account) to your heirs (Children).
If you have a digital legacy and want to transfer it to your heirs a digital will is necessary. If you have a digital will the online/email service provider will hand over all your passwords and other account details to your heir. The digital will can also be added to a standard will.
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