Will question

Hi - hope this is a suitable board for this question.

Basically I have a will already, all done properly by legal people. What I would like to know is ,given that the only change I wish to make is to the executors, could I just get the appropriate form and copy the will exactly (apart from changing executors)and get it witnessed. I can't see any problems with this as all the same legalese will there - does anybody know if I am missing something?

Also, do I actually need a special form or does any written document stand as a will of written as such?

Thanks for reading.
"'Cause it's a bittersweet symphony, this life
Try to make ends meet
You're a slave to money then you die"

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  • Savvy_Sue
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    You could do this, however you need to make sure the witnessing and signatures is correctly done.

    Personally I'd prefer to completely re-do it, because it gives the chance for a thorough review, with the solicitor knowing of changes to the law which might be relevant.
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  • Thanks for your reply. Must admit I am trying to be a cheapskate as I have no spare dosh and my will is very simple - basically everything to my two daughter equally so I didnt think any kind of review was necessary.
    "'Cause it's a bittersweet symphony, this life
    Try to make ends meet
    You're a slave to money then you die"
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