Sample Codicil

The following language may help you and your attorney when drawing up a bequest that meets your needs.

I give, devise, and bequeath $ ___________ to American Humane Association, 1400 16th Street NW, Suite 360, Washington, DC 20036, 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 ______________, 201_

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 ___________, 201__.

_________________________ residing at __________________________
(name)

Witnesses

_________________________ residing at ___________________________
(name)
_________________________ residing at ___________________________
(name)

To ensure the codicil is valid in your state of residence, you should have it reviewed by your attorney or other professional advisor. The above is merely an example to show how quick and easy it might be to modify your existing will through a codicil.

Sample Codicil

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