How to make changes in a will
Paper work of amending the will
If the contents of the will need to be changed due to a change of circumstances, it can be done either by a codicil (addendum) to the existing will or by completely replacing the will. However, the following points should be kept in mind while changing a will.
Revocation of old will
Conditions of valid will
Contents of the will/codicil
Destroy old copies
Points to note
2. A will can be changed as many times as the testator wants to. Once a fresh will is made, the previous one stands revoked.
(The content on this page is courtesy Centre for Investment Education and Learning (CIEL). Contributions by Girija Gadre, Arti Bhargava and Labdhi Mehta.)