1. Probate is not mandatory in the state of Gujarat. However, the case filed by the daughters underscores the importance of probate regardless of whether it is mandatory in the concerned state or not.
2. In view of the fact that the daughters have, despite the will made by their father, sought a share in his property, it is imperative that the two sons should file a lawsuit for being declared as the owners of the property, or in the alternative seek probate. The daughters will be given an opportunity to contest the case as and when the brothers file it.
3. Amicable settlement is indubitably the best option, but if it cannot be reached then filing the suit will be the only option.