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What Are the Risks in Using Online Estate Planning Tools?

Using do-it-yourself estate plan documents may result in unintended consequences. Find out the dangers of online tools and generic forms before signing important legal documents. 

When using online tools or standard forms, make sure you understand what the form is intended to do and how checking or not checking a box can significantly impact your estate plan.

Not understanding the forms could result in:

  • Expensive court proceedings
  • Disinheriting loved ones
  • Your wishes not being followed

Watch the entire Estate Planning: It’s Not Just for the Rich & Famous webcast.