Additional Estate Planning Considerations Resulting From Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We hope this newsletter finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy.

We previously noted that the coronavirus "lock down" is causing many of our clients to re-think their existing estate plans. In the past, certain estate planning documents (including a Last Will and Testament, a Power of Attorney Gift Rider, a Heath Care Proxy and a Designation of Agent for Burial Decisions) required two (2) disinterested individuals be present at a "signing" and attest to the fact that they saw that the document was signed. In these challenging times in which isolation is a safety imperative, this requirement was deemed an impediment by many people looking to commence estate planning.

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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