Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in Texas

I am looking into this for a friend of mine. She has a will already but wants to revise it. Would it be cheaper for her to go to the attorney she used before to revise it? Or if she did a new will, would it legally replace the one she did before?

Asked on 6/28/13, 2:22 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Cynthia Henley Cynthia Henley, Lawyer

She can amend her own will without a lawyer. There are sites on the internet that give the "how to" instructions; just make sure you follow Texas law. BTW, if the will is completely written in her hand, it does not even have to be notarized. The supplemental will needs to say that it is supplemental to the original will, or that it completely replaces the original will.

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Answered on 6/29/13, 11:56 am

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