Face it: This is a good time to make a will

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Amanda DiChello discusses the importance of finalizing estate documents, even more so in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in The Washington Post. Amanda outlines the benefit of working with an attorney and the time needed to create a will, as well as mistakes to avoid. 
 
“The length of time it takes from start to finish is usually determined by how quickly clients are able to make decisions, some of which require careful consideration,” said Amanda. 
 
She also recommends against making changes to estate documents that are attorney work product.
 
“Making handwritten changes to existing estate planning documents can lead to costly mistakes. And proving the validity of those changes is a time-consuming process that can significantly delay probate,” she continued.
 
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