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.

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