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Sample Codicil


Sample Codicil
SAMPLE CODICIL
(for making a change or addition to an existing will)
I, [name], a resident of the County of [county], State of [state], declare that this is the codicil to
my last will and testament, which is dated [date original signed].
I add or change said last will in the following manner:
[List all specific changes or additions to the original will. Reference each section number of the will
and the specific language you will be affecting. This is where you could include a bequest to the ETV
Endowment of SC. See our suggested bequest language that can assist you].
Otherwise, I hereby confirm and republish my will dated, [date original signed], in all respects
other than those herein mentioned.
I subscribe my name to this codicil this [day, e. g. 1
st
] day of [month], [year], at [full address where
signed], in the presence of [full name of first witness to codicil], [full name of second witness to
codicil], and [full name of third witness to codicil], attesting witnesses, who subscribe their
names here in my presence.
________________________________________
Maker
ATTEST
On the date last above written, [name], known by us to be the person whose signature
appears at the end of this codicil, declared to us,[full name of first witness to codicil], [full name of
second witness to codicil] and [full name of the third witness to codicil], the undersigned, that the
foregoing instrument, consisting of [number of pages to codicil] page(s), was the codicil to the
will dated, [date original signed]; who then signed the codicil in our presence and now in the
presence of each other, we now sign our names as witnesses.
_________________________________________ Address:
Witness ______________________________________________________
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_________________________________________ Address:
Witness ______________________________________________________
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_________________________________________ Address:
Witness ______________________________________________________
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Sample Codicil