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Bequest Language

Example bequest language - Please feel free to change the numbers or percentages as you desire.

1. Bequest of cash

"I bequeath the sum of $10,000 to (Church/Ministry Organization) of (City), (State)."

2. Bequest of a percent of the estate

"I devise and bequeath 20% of the remainder and residue of property owned at my death, whether real or personal, and wherever located to (Church/Ministry Organization) of (City), (State)."

3. Contingent Bequest

"If my brother John Doe survives me, I devise and bequeath 20% of the remainder and residue of property owned at my death, whether real or personal, and wherever located to John Doe. If John Doe does not survive me, then I devise and bequeath 20% of my residuary estate, whether real or personal property and wherever located to (Church/Ministry Organization) of (City), (State)."

Contact us for sample bequest language from MBF's attorney that you may provide your attorney. Sample language may be provided to support your church or other mission and ministry causes of your choice.
 
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