When it’s time to update your will, you don’t have to start from scratch.
You can use a codicil, an addition or supplement that explains or modifies your existing will.
I give, devise, and bequeath $ ___________ to Central Michigan University, 1200 S Franklin St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859, for its charitable uses and purposes.
In all other respects I ratify and confirm all of the provision of my said last Will and Testament dated on the _________ day of ______________, 202_.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I sign, publish and declare this instrument to be a Codicil to my last Will and Testament in the presence of the persons witnessing said Codicil at my request this _____ day of ___________, 202__.
The codicil, to be valid, must be signed in the presence of witnesses, and the original placed with your other valuable papers. A copy can go to your lawyer and a copy to Central Michigan University.
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