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    • Shylock
    • By Shylock 29th Nov 17, 12:20 PM
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    DIY Downloadable Codicil Templates
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    • 29th Nov 17, 12:20 PM
    DIY Downloadable Codicil Templates 29th Nov 17 at 12:20 PM
    Hi,
    I need to change the Executors of my Will.
    There's plenty of DIY offerings on the Web offering suitable Codicil templates, including instructions, for about £10-£15, which would seem simpler (& cheaper!) than using a Solicitor for such a minor change.
    Does anyone have any experience of these or recommend a particular company/site?
    Thanks
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    • Yorkshireman99
    • By Yorkshireman99 29th Nov 17, 12:34 PM
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    • 29th Nov 17, 12:34 PM
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    • 29th Nov 17, 12:34 PM
    Hi,
    I need to change the Executors of my Will.
    There's plenty of DIY offerings on the Web offering suitable Codicil templates, including instructions, for about £10-£15, which would seem simpler (& cheaper!) than using a Solicitor for such a minor change.
    Does anyone have any experience of these or recommend a particular company/site?
    Thanks
    Originally posted by Shylock
    How long is it since you made your will? Wills need to be reviewed and updated every five years or so. In any case codicils, although legal are seldom used these days. They can esaily be "lost" or damaged. The technology these days makes it easy to print out a new will.
    Last edited by Yorkshireman99; 29-11-2017 at 1:27 PM.
    • Margot123
    • By Margot123 29th Nov 17, 3:21 PM
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    • 29th Nov 17, 3:21 PM
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    • 29th Nov 17, 3:21 PM
    My Dad's solicitor did his codicil for a very small charge. I think it was about £50.
    Worth getting a professional to do it, pay a little bit extra, and have peace of mind that it's been done correctly.
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