There are several ways to revoke a Will. Here are some of the methods to revoke a Will in Mississippi:
- A will can be revoked by the execution of a subsequent will that revokes the previous will or part expressly or by inconsistency
- A testator can revoke his will by the performance of a revocatory act on the will with the intention of revoking the will or part of it. A revocatory act means burning, tearing, or cancelling of a will.
- Another individual an also performed the revocatory act in the testator’s conscious presence and by the testator’s direction.
- A revoked will or codicil can be revived by reexecution or by a duly executed codicil expressing an intention to revive it.
- A previous will remains revoked unless it is revived if a subsequent will that wholly revoked a previous will is thereafter revoked by a revocatory act.
- A devise in or clause of a will may be altered by another will or codicil or other writing declaring the alteration executed in the manner in which wills are required by law to be executed.