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Hi - thanks for requesting me.
A will can be changed at any time by the testator (person making the will) as long as he/she is of sound mind (and alive). But, if your father is no longer of sound mind, it could not legally be changed UNLESS you were to file suit and challenge the validity of the will....which would require a showing that when he made the will back in 1994, she defrauded him, forced him or tricked him into signing it......or to prove that he was not of sound mind then.
Thus, in short, if your father was in good mental health at the time he signed the will, it would be next to impossible to set it aside because he created the will on his own accord.
The verbal changes to the will are not legally enforceable....but your stepmother COULD abide by them out of a moral duty to your dad....but legally, it means nothing.