Making sense of illness, death and taxes through the eyes of Attorney and Author, Melinda Gustafson Gervasi
Monday, October 3, 2011
What is a Codicil
Codicil -- it's a fancy legal word for amendment. If you have an existing will that needs a minor update for your nomination of personal representative, guardian, percentage bequeathed, etc. -- a codicil is a term you need to know. Executed in the same manner as a will, it is the legal way to change an element within your existing will.
This blog post is not meant to convey legal advice; it is always best to consult with an attorney in your state.