you should file probate along with original copy of WILL and your ID,Address proof, and two witnesses. The application for a probate has to be made to the competent court.
The court usually asks the petitioner to establish the proof of death of testator, proof that the will has been validly executed by the testator, and that it is the last will and testament of the deceased.
After receiving the petition or application for probate, the court issues a notice to the next of kin of the deceased to file objections, if any, to the granting of probate. It also directs the publication of a citation in a newspaper to notify the general public.
The court may impose a percentage of assets as a fee to issue a probate. It varries from state to state.
Under the Indian Succession Act, a probate can be granted only to the executor appointed under a will.If the executor is not available to administer the estate, an application must be made for appointing the same by the court before applying for probate.