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Codicil making an additional gift to an existing beneficiary

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 want to make another gift of money or a specific item to a beneficiary named in your Will. 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 Will, as at this point we recommend that you make a new Will. Note also that this codicil may not be suitable if your intended gift is a property (e.g. a house or flat).

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

Codicil making an additional gift to an existing beneficiary

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 want to make another gift of money or a specific item to a beneficiary named in your Will. 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 Will, as at this point we recommend that you make a new Will. Note also that this codicil may not be suitable if your intended gift is a property (e.g. a house or flat).

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Codicil making an additional gift to an existing beneficiary (Guidance Notes)