Sample Codicil

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When it’s time to update your will, you don’t have to start from scratch. You can use a codicil, which is an addition or supplement that explains or modifies your existing will.

I give, devise, and bequeath $ ___________ to ChildFund International USA, 2821 Emerywood Parkway, Richmond, VA 23294 for its charitable uses and purposes.

In all other respects I ratify and confirm all of the provision of my said last Will and Testament dated on the _________ day of ______________, 20__.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I sign, publish and declare this instrument to be a Codicil to my last Will and Testament in the presence of the persons witnessing said Codicil at my request this _____ day of ___________, 20__.

_________________________
(name)
 residing at __________________________

Witnesses

_________________________
(name)
 residing at __________________________

_________________________
(name)
 residing at __________________________

The codicil, to be valid, must be signed in the presence of witnesses, and the original placed with your other valuable papers. A copy can go to your lawyer and a copy to ChildFund International.

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The content found on this site is general in nature and intended to be used for informational purposes only. It should not be relied upon as legal, tax, accounting or other professional advice. To determine how a gift or estate planning decision might affect your particular circumstances, it is expressly recommended that you consult an attorney, financial advisor or other qualified professional.