Sample Codicil

Sample Codicil

A codicil is a document your attorney can prepare to amend your will without re-writing the entire document. The codicil adds a new gift to Heifer while reaffirming the other terms of your will. Below is a sample codicil, intended only as a guide. Please consult your legal counsel for preparing a codicil.

SAMPLE CODICIL

I give, devise, and bequeath $ ___________ to Heifer Foundation, located at 1 World Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72202, for its charitable uses and purposes.

In all other respects I ratify and confirm all of the provisions of my said last Will and Testament dated on the _________ day of ______________, 20__

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I sign, publish and declare this instrument to be a Codicil to my last Will and Testament in the presence of both persons witnessing said Codicil at my request this _____ day of ___________, 20__.

__________________________ residing at __________________________
(name)

Witnesses

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

The codicil, to be valid, must be signed in the presence of both witnesses who are present at the same time, and the original placed with your other valuable papers. A copy can go to your lawyer and a copy to Heifer Foundation.

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