Altering your Will
As you live life, your estate and your relationships with different people would be constantly changing. As such, you may wish to alter your will even after you have made it, so as to reflect new relationships or relationships that you have come to value more with time.
welcome a new family member
when they lose trust in their executors, trustees or guardians
have fallen out with particular beneficiaries or when the beneficiaries have passed on and so on.
It is important to note that if you get married, any will made prior to your marriage will be automatically invalidated unless you have mentioned in your will of your intention to marry. However, upon a divorce, any will that was made prior to your divorce will remain valid.
“It is advisable for you to review your will once every few years to ensure that it really reflects your most current intentions in the administration and distribution of your assets.”
You should engage a lawyer for advise with regard to altering your will as the provide a professional will writing service. Minor alterations to your will can be made by a codicil. However, it is recommended that you make a new will altogether if you have complicated alterations in mind.
You are advised against altering a will yourself by cancelling certain portions or adding sentences in as if the alterations do not comply with the legitimate procedure, it may invalidate the will.