Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

Editor: Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Article on Technology’s Impact on the Changing Future of the Trusts and Estate Practice

TechGerry W. Beyer recently published an Article entitled, Technology’s Impact on the Changing Future of the Trusts and Estate Practice, Wills, Trusts & Estates Law eJournal (2020). Provided below is an abstract of the Article.

Less than a few decades ago, technology had a minor impact on the legal profession. Today, a wide range of technology may be central to a lawyer’s practice, changing the way we plan for the future. While the integration of technology in the legal world has had its many benefits, keeping up with the wide array of rapidly changing technology now available is a dubious task for many practicing lawyers.

To stay ahead of the curve in your estate planning practice and lessen potential frustration and expense, it is important to understand and leverage the latest estate planning technology. This article will serve to inform estates and trusts lawyers of the available technology tools along with their benefits and disadvantages, with a special discussion of cryptocurrency and electronic wills.


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