Sign on the [Electronic] Dotted Line: The Rise of the Electronic Will
12 Pages Posted: 7 Dec 2018 Last revised: 27 Feb 2019
Date Written: February 23, 2019
The electronic will is here…almost. The last two years have seen rapid development in the area of electronic wills. As of September 2018, several states either have enacted electronic will statutes or are in the process of considering such legislation. This article provides the history of e-wills and reviews e-will statutes, both enacted and proposed, along with the Summer 2018 draft of the Electronic Wills Act.
Keywords: E-Wills, Electronic Wills, Wills, Estate Planning, Electronic Wills Act
JEL Classification: K11
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