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Sample Codicil for Adding The Shipley School to Your Will

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[Date]

I, [name], a resident of the County of [county], State of [state], declare that this is the codicil to my last will and testament, which is dated [date original signed].

I add or change said last will in the following manner [reference each section number of the will and the specific language you will be affecting]:
 
To direct a residual gift from your estate: I give and devise to The Shipley School, located in Bryn Mawr, PA, ________% of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate, both real and personal, to be used for its general unrestricted endowment.

To direct a specific gift from your estate: I give and devise to The Shipley School, located in Bryn Mawr, PA, the sum of $_________________ to be used for its general unrestricted endowment.

To direct a contingent gift from your estate: If [name(s)] is not living at the time of my demise, I give and devise to The Shipley School, located in Bryn Mawr, PA, the sum of $_________________ [or ________% of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate] to be used for its general unrestricted endowment.

Otherwise, I hereby confirm and republish my will dated, [date original signed], in all respects other than those herein mentioned.

I subscribe my name to this codicil this [Xth] day of [month], [year], at [full address where signed], in the presence of [full name of first witness to codicil], [full name of second witness to codicil], and [full name of third witness to codicil], attesting witnesses, who subscribe their names here in my presence.

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Maker

Attest
On the date last above written, [name], known by us to be the person whose signature appears at the end of this codicil, declared to us, [full name of first witness] and [full name of second witness], the undersigned, that the foregoing instrument, consisting, of [number of pages to codicil] page(s) was the codicil to the will dated, [date original signed]; who then signed the codicil in our presence, and now in the presence of one another, we now sign our names as witnesses.

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