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 $35,000 to Burleigh Manor Animal Sanctuary and Eco-Retreat, federal tax identification number 45-5309084, 3950 White Rose Way, Ellicott City, MD 21042.”

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 Burleigh Manor Animal Sanctuary and Eco-Retreat, federal tax identification number 45-5309084, 3950 White Rose Way, Ellicott City, MD 21042.”

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 Burleigh Manor Animal Sanctuary and Eco-Retreat, federal tax identification number 45-5309084, 3950 White Rose Way Ellicott, City, MD 21042.”

Legal Designation
Burleigh Manor Animal Sanctuary and Eco-Retreat is a 501 (c) 3
Our legal name: Burleigh Manor Animal Sanctuary and Eco-Retreat,
Our physical address: 3950 White Rose Way Ellicott, City, MD 21042
Our tax ID number: 45-5309084

Your attorney may want to use the following language:
“I give, devise, and bequeath to Burleigh Manor Animal Sanctuary and Eco-Retreat, federal tax identification number 45-5309084, 3950 White Rose Way Ellicott, City, MD 21042 the sum of: $________________ (or describe the real or personal property or portion of the estate) to be used for its general purposes.”