News You Can Use: Consumer Reports Reviews Legal Software Products

Earlier this week, Consumer Reports issued a caution to consumers based on an analysis by the Consumer Reports Money Adviser of the three most popular products – LegalZoom, Rocket Lawyer and Quicken WillMaker Plus – for creating wills. They created three different profiles: a father of a simple nuclear family, a widow with grown children and a live-in boyfriend, and a twice-married father of five. Consumer Reports found that while these software programs were “better than nothing,” they had real problems.

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