Bequest Language

This bequest language is provided as a service of Paducah Junior College, Inc., the foundation of West Kentucky Community and Technical College.  It is not offered as, or intended to be, legal advice.  A donor should always obtain the assistance of an attorney when making or adding a codicil to a will.  Paducah Junior College, Inc. will be happy to work with you and your attorney to draft a bequest for the benefit of the College.  

Bequest if Specific Dollar Amount
“I bequeath the sum of $ __________ to Paducah Junior College, Inc., a Kentucky non-profit corporation located in Paducah, Kentucky, or its successor in interest, to be used in such manner as the Board of Trustees of said organization shall, in its sole discretion, determine.  If Paducah Junior College, Inc. does not exist at the time of my death, I bequeath this gift to West Kentucky Community and Technical College.”  

Bequest of Specific Asset
“I give, devise, and bequeath all of my right, title and interest in [here describe the property, such as 100 shares of ABC stock, or all of my United States EE and HH savings bonds, or my home located as 123 Main Street, Paducah, Kentucky] to Paducah Junior College, Inc., a Kentucky non-profit corporation located in Paducah, Kentucky, or its successor in interest, to be used in such manner as the Board of Trustees of said organization shall, in its sole discretion, determine.  If Paducah Junior College, Inc. does not exist at the time of my death, I give, devise, and bequeath this gift to West Kentucky Community and Technical College.”  

Residuary Bequest
“I give, devise, and bequeath to Paducah Junior College, Inc., a Kentucky non-profit corporation located in Paducah, Kentucky, or its successor in interest, all of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate to be used in such manner as the Board of Trustees of said organization shall, in its sole discretion, determine.  If Paducah Junior College, Inc. does not exist at the time of my death, I give, devise, and bequeath this gift to West Kentucky Community and Technical College.”  

Portion of Residue
“I give, devise, and bequeath to Paducah Junior College, Inc., a Kentucky non-profit corporation located in Paducah, Kentucky, or its successor in interest, _____ percent of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate to be used in such manner as the Board of Trustees of said organization shall, in its sole discretion, determine.  If Paducah Junior College, Inc., or its successor in interest, does not exist at the time of my death, I give, devise, and bequeath this gift to West Kentucky Community and Technical College.”