How to Change Your Will
Leveraging Your Will for Your Legacy
Life changes. The will you created years ago, or even just last year, may not reflect your current wishes and circumstances. But just because you need to update your will does not mean you need a whole new one.
Changes can be made to your will through a codicil. This should be prepared by a qualified attorney to ensure it is legal and lasting. A codicil amends your will, leaving all but the changed portion intact.
Use Your Will to Create a Legacy
One reason people may wish to change their will is to include gifts to the organizations and places you care about. If you are interested in supporting Florida International University, simply contact Amy Mauser to request a copy of our bequest language, which your attorney can use to make your gift.
Note: Some life changes, such as a move to a different state or a change in marital status, may require a new will to be written. Your estate planning attorney can help you decide which option works best for your situation.
Want to learn more about using your will to make a lasting impact at the FIU Foundation? Contact Amy Mauser at email@example.com or 305-348-8351 to start the conversation. We are happy to discuss the difference your future gift can make.
The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax adviser. Figures cited in examples are for hypothetical purposes only and are subject to change. References to estate and income taxes include federal taxes only. State income/estate taxes or state law may impact your results.