E-wills: Are they ready for prime time?
Abstract: Today, most people communicate, shop, bank and even sign documents online. But one area that hasn’t yet embraced the digital revolution is estate planning. Most people continue to execute wills and related documents with paper and ink at a lawyer’s office in the presence of witnesses and a notary public. This is beginning to change, though. One example is electronic wills. This article details the Uniform Electronic Wills Act.