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Letting a Computer Plan Your Estate: Is It Worth the Risk?

  • May 28th, 2013

Many Web sites offer customized, do-it-yourself wills and other estate planning documents. These computer-based services appear to offer a cost-effective and convenient alternative to visiting an estate planning or elder law attorney. But is online estate planning worth the convenience and initial savings? How do the documents created compare to those that a qualified attorney would produce?

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To answer these questions, in 2009 ElderLawAnswers asked two experienced estate planning and elder law attorneys to evaluate three leading online will preparation and estate planning programs: Nolo's Online Will, BuildaWill and LegalZoom. Their findings and ElderLawAnswers' conclusions are presented in a five-page White Paper that is available for free on ElderLawAnswers Web site.

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Last Modified: 05/28/2013

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