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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?
Local Elder Law Attorneys in Ashburn, VA
Law Offices of John L. Laster
John Laster is a lawyer licensed to practice in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. He limits his practice to wealth transfer planning, trusts, wills, powers of attorney, health care decision-making issues, estate administration and related tax, elder law and disability concerns. Listed in The Best Lawyers...
Ron M. Landsman, P.A.
Ron M. Landsman has been practicing elder law since 1983, before it was known as elder law, originally with Landsman and Laster, Washington, D.C., then Landsman, Eakes and Laster, also in Arlington, VA, and since 1990 in his own practice in Montgomery County, Maryland. He has been among the most active members of the...
Needham Mitnick & Pollack, PLC
Susan Pollack served as Chairperson of the Falls Church Senior Citizens Commission from 1997 to 2011 and was on the Executive Board of the Falls Church Education Foundation. She has also served on the Board of Directors of the Alzheimer’s Association of the National Capital Area and is a member of the Arlington B...
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.
To download the White Paper, click here.
Last Modified: 05/28/2013