Creating or updating existing estate planning documents, including wills, trusts, health care directives, powers of attorney, and related tools, is one of the most important things you can do to ensure your wishes will be honored when you die, or if you become unable to manage your affairs. In today’s digital age, there is no shortage of do-it-yourself options for estate planning.
It is natural to be tempted by the seemingly low cost to use an online service provider to prepare your legal documents. However, doing so could result in your estate plan not doing what you want it to do. Hiring an estate planning attorney to prepare and help execute your legal documents is a smart decision for a variety of reasons:
Simply put, estate planning attorneys provide value in many ways, far beyond merely providing you with printed wills, trusts, or other estate planning documents. If you have questions about the process and want to learn more, contact our office today.