Attested – Codicils
How are Wills changed?
Traditional estate planning involves creating a Will. By preparing a Will, most people feel they have effectively
safeguarded their family’s inheritance. However, this is often a false “peace of mind”.
Wills have been written on the backs of envelopes, restaurant place mats, prescription blanks, hospital charts, tractor fenders and jailhouse walls.
“ Chili Sauce Without Working 4 quarts tomatoes, 4 small onions, 4 green peppers, 2 teacups of sugar, 2 quarts of cider vinegar, 2 ounces ground allspice, 2 ounces cloves, 2 ounces cinnamon, 12 teaspoons salt. tomatoes…… In case I die before my husband I leave everything to him.” Will was allowed in 1913 Pennsylvania court.
A Last Will and Testament outlines your wishes about the distribution of your property after death, however testamentary documents such as Wills usually require Probate.