Changing Or Revoking A Will
Jan. 24, 2023
Writing a Will is an important step in securing your family’s future, but it can be daunting. It’s important to understand that you have options when it comes to changing or revoking a Will. You have the option of simply writing a codicil – a legal document that amends an existing Will – to make changes, alternatively, you could revoke your current Will and write a new one.
It’s wise to seek professional legal advice before making any changes to your existing Will to ensure that the changes are done correctly so your Will can remain legal. You should also bear in mind that changes to your situations over time may necessitate an update to your Will. Life events such as marriage, divorce, and having children or grandchildren, may also necessitate changes to your existing estate plan, con and it’s important that these are properly taken care of by either modifying an existing Will or creating a new one altogether.
Before making any changes or revoking a Will, it is essential that you understand the rules and regulations governing Wills in your jurisdiction. By consulting with a professional, you can ensure that all the necessary steps are taken when changing or revoking a Will.
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