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Codicil to a Last Will & Testament. A last will and testament prepared at a relatively young age will rarely meet your needs years later. Wills can be “updated” in one of two ways: (1) you can execute an amendment to your will, called a codicil, or (2) you can replace your will with a completely new will.
Change. The codicil will indicate which paragraph of the will is being changed, and set forth the revised paragraph. Example: Paragraph Three. I give, devise, and bequeath all my estate, real, personal, and mixed, of whatever kind, to Mary Greene.