Twenty-First Century Wills

By Jennifer L. Fox

In the 21st century, electronic wills are coming of age. Companies that sell boilerplate online wills are advocating for electronic wills. Some states are reconsidering execution formalities to opt for more technologically-friendly will statutes. Electronic wills promise to be convenient and inexpensive, which means that estate planning may finally become accessible to all. But electronic wills pose challenges regarding authentication, fraud, and exploitation.

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