• Witness a document with wrong name

A person asked me to witness one of the documents in some other name apart from my original name. Please explain me the legality.
Asked 3 years ago in Civil Law from Chaibasa, Jharkhand
it is better you avoid it. it is a simple morality than legality that needs to play vital role. avoid encouraging such acts.
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you can act as attesting witness if you are signing in your original name . these days for attestation purposes also your PAN card details and photo are affixed on registered .documents . don't act as witness in some other name . if fraud comes to light you can land into big trouble
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