A lot of people prefer the convenience of online document providers such as Legal Zoom. However, it’s important to remember that you aren’t paying lawyers to provide documents for you; you are paying them to guide you through the process. An experienced estate planning attorney can point out issues that you hadn’t previously considered and help you avoid costly mistakes. This article provides an overview of what can go wrong if you trust this important step in your estate planning to a “document provider” instead of seeking out the advice of an estate planning attorney.
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I though I’d share this article from Elder Law Answers. It’s a good lesson on why you should always seek the advice of an attorney before leaving a large sum of money to a minor or to a person with disabilities.