Monday, October 22, 2018
The American Law Institute is holding a webcast entitled, Technology and Estate Planning: The Rise of the Electronic Will, on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Eastern. Provided below is a description of the event.
Why You Should Attend
A will handwritten and witnessed on a tablet was probated in Ohio
An unwitnessed will written on a smartphone was probated in Michigan
Three states now have statutes validating electronic wills, and one of those states allows the testator and the witnesses to be in different locationsElectronic wills are here, and they're headed your way! In recognition of the proliferation of technology in our lives, more and more states are now allowing for electronic wills. Further, a proposed uniform statute on electronic wills is nearing completion, and several start-up companies are clamoring to offer electronic wills on mobile phone applications. If you want to stay ahead of the curve in your estate planning practice, join us for this 90 minute audio webcast to understand where we are now and where we are going with electronic wills!
What You Will Learn
Which states now validate electronic wills, and which states have draft legislation under consideration?
What is the status of the Uniform Electronic Wills Act?
What will electronic wills do to your practice, and what can you do to get ready for them?
What are the concerns with authentication, security, and storage?
Will other end-of-life planning documents, such as advance medical directives or powers of attorney for health care or finance, follow suit?
Who Should Attend