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Codicil replacing a guardian

If you want to make a relatively simple and straightforward change to your will, you can use a codicil to do so without having to create a new will.

Use this codicil if you need to revoke the appointment of a guardian in your will and appoint a replacement. You might do this if one of your guardians is unable to act as a guardian or if you decide to change your guardian. In all other respects, your will remains the same.

Please note that you cannot use this codicil if you already have 5 or more codicils to your existing will, as at this point we recommend that you make a new will.

Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland

Codicil replacing a guardian

If you want to make a relatively simple and straightforward change to your will, you can use a codicil to do so without having to create a new will.

Use this codicil if you need to revoke the appointment of a guardian in your will and appoint a replacement. You might do this if one of your guardians is unable to act as a guardian or if you decide to change your guardian. In all other respects, your will remains the same.

Please note that you cannot use this codicil if you already have 5 or more codicils to your existing will, as at this point we recommend that you make a new will.

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