by William J. Moran, J.D., M.S.Ed.
A codicil is an amendment to one’s original will. It can be used to make simple additions or amendments, such as adding or removing an executor, or including a charitable gift to a not-for-profit organization. Each codicil must conform to the same legal requirements as the original will (e.g., signatures of the testator and disinterested witnesses).
Following is a sample form for a codicil to a will.
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