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Sample Codicil

A codicil is an amendment or addendum to your will. The codicil, to be valid, must be signed in the presence of witnesses, and the original placed with your other valuable papers. For more information, please consult with your attorney and provide a copy to Seattle Humane.

I give, devise, and bequeath $ ___________ to The Humane Society for Seattle/King County, 13212 SE Eastgate Way, Bellevue, WA 98005, for its charitable uses and purposes.

In all other respects I ratify and confirm all of the provisions of my said last Will and Testament dated on the _________ day of _____________, 20______.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I sign, publish and declare this instrument to be a Codicil to my last Will and Testament in the presence of the persons witnessing said Codicil at my request this _____ day of ___________, 20______.

_________________________

(name)

 residing at __________________________

Witnesses

_________________________

(name)

 residing at __________________________

_________________________

(name)

 residing at __________________________

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