There are two ways to update your wishes. You can either make a codicil or you can make a new will. Any new will automatically revokes a previous will.
Making a new will and making a codicil will take a similar amount of time. Codicils are considerably more likely to lead to confusion or dispute – especially if multiple updates have been made. That’s why we offer a new will instead of this. If you require a codicil for any reason we suggest you speak with a traditional solicitor.
It is best practice (and UK Government advice) to check your will every five years or whenever you go through a major life event (marriage, divorce, births bereavements, moving house etc).