Although we don't like to think about death, it is a fact of life. You can greatly relieve the burden left on your family members by creating a will or a trust to explain how you would like your property and possessions divided.
To help simplify this process, there are a number of online services available that take out much of the guesswork from generating these necessary legal documents. Many online legal services are managed by lawyers who will ensure that your will, living trust, and other such documentation meets legal standards.
Information about these types of documents, access to actual attorneys, and the ability to contact customer service representatives around the clock with questions help take much of the guesswork out of this process. Additionally, by using an online documentation preparation service, you can often save yourself hundreds of dollars in legal fees.
If you have a legal background and do not
require extensive legal advice, there are a number of companies that provide file downloads or kits that can help you create your own will, living will, trust, and so on. After purchasing a file download, you can complete the document on your personal computer. This enables you to make as many copies of the document as you like. Additionally, you can make changes to your will or trust at any time. Keep in mind that wills and trusts that are produced in this way are not reviewed by a legal team. However, if you
do not require expert guidance, file downloads and kits are inexpensive alternatives.
When looking at different online will services, there are certain factors you need to consider. Some of these include:
Credibility. Is the website professional? Have the documents been prepared by individuals with a legal background?
Information Provided. Is information provided to help guide you through the process? Can you easily contact customer service representatives if you have questions? Does the company provide access to legal experts?
Cost. Are the products offered on a competitive pricing scale?
TopConsumerReviews.com has reviewed and ranked the best will services available today. We hope this information helps you get your Will created right away!
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Rocket Lawyer sells top-quality products at some of the best prices we found. Their website is clear, simple, and extremely user friendly - making it easy to generate any legal document. They also offer a membership service, which will save you money if you are in the market for ongoing legal document services. For these reasons, Rocket Lawyer is our highest-rated selection. Read More...
LegalZoom offers online legal documents at very competitive prices, and they review every answer on every document that they produce. However, LegalZoom is a little more expensive than the highest-rated service, and they don't offer a membership option for your ongoing legal documentation needs. Read More...
Not only does Nolo produce online wills, they also sell books and e-books on legal issues, and they sell legal documents as downloadable files. Additionally, their website provides a good deal of free legal information. If you are looking for information and articles about legal issues, this might be the service for you. However, Nolo does not offer the same number of online legal document selections as the higher-rated services.
Global Wills has some of the best prices we found for wills and other legal documents. Additionally, Global Wills sells a myriad of legal documents as downloadable files. This can be useful, but documents produced in this way are not checked by a legal expert. If you are looking for more guidance in completing your document, you might first consider one of the higher-rated services. Read
LawDepot offers the cheapest online will we found; however, LawDepot charges extra for many services that are included in other companies' base prices. They offer a subscription to their website, which will save you money if you need multiple legal documents. However, overall, LawDepot is not as impressive as the higher-rated services. Read More...
Wills In The News
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Cory Monteith Shows How Even Young Adults Need Wills Glee fans across the globe were stunned when news spread of Cory Monteith's death by cocaine and alcohol overdose on July 13, 2013. The heartthrob actor was only 31. He had struggled with drug addiction since he was a teenager. In an interview with Good Morning America, Cory's mother attributed his struggles Publication Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:27:21 -0800
There's no doubting Thomas, but River Hawks fall LOWELL -- In a Sunday matinee under the bright lights of the Tsongas Center, UMass Lowell redshirt freshman Jahad Thomas and Vermont sophomore Dre Wills put on a show for UML's largest home crowd of the season. Publication Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2015 06:52:25 -0800
Wills leads Vermont past Mass-Lowell 61-50 LOWELL, Mass. (AP) -- Dre Wills scored a career-high 20 points to lead Vermont to a 61-50 win over Massachusetts-Lowell on Sunday. Publication Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:35:49 -0800
ESD to be placed on May ballot By David Kapitan Staff Writer The Wills Point City Council held a special meeting Jan. 20, hearing and approving a request to add another item to what has already become a crowded May ballot for local voters. According to information provided at the meeting, the Wills Point Fire Department submitted a valid petition to Publication Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:48:48 -0800
OPINION The History of Wills in New Zealand Indigenous Traditions and Testamentary Procedures The history of wills in New Zealand is bound to the social history of both New Zealand and England. Before colonial settlement Maori (indigenous people of New Zealand) relied on the oral tradition of ohaki for the settlement of property on selected heirs. Ohaki means final instructions given before death and may refer to a Publication Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:10:00 -0800
Wills, Knight help ISU quash Drake upset bid DES MOINES, IowaDrake kept hanging close to Illinois State and trailed by just two midway through the second half Tuesday night at Knapp Center. The Bulldogs were sensing their second straight upset victory. Publication Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:00:00 -0800
Wills Scores 21 in Buckeye Win SHEFFIELD Nick Wills loves being a 6-foot-2 bundle of energy each time he slips on his No. 30 jersey. The junior center was doubly jacked for his first career start Friday and made every second count. Wills scored 16 of his game- and career-high 21 points in the first half, giving the Buckeye boys Read More... The post Wills Scores 21 in Buckeye Win appeared first on The Medina County Gazette ... Publication Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2015 01:08:08 -0800
Wills' impact on game is Hall of Fame worthy Former Dodgers star Maury Wills changed the game of baseball. How many players have done that? Wills, who brought the stolen base into fashion as a weapon, belongs in the Hall of Fame for his performance across 14 seasons and enduring influence. Publication Date: Sat, 03 Jan 2015 12:47:23 -0800
MyWay Mobile Storage of Baltimore Takes Part in the 19th Annual MSP Polor Bear Plunge MyWay Mobile Storage provides donated portable storage units to the 19th Annual MSP Polar Bear Plunge benefitting Special Olympics of Maryland for the sixth consecutive year.Publication Date: January 28, 2015
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My Little Salesman to Launch New Tool to Benefit Buyers and Sellers in Heavy Equipment and Trucking Industries New website features enhance the shopping and selling experience for buyers and service providers in the heavy equipment, truck, and trailer industries. Buyers benefit from significant cost savings while receiving quality services; sellers increase their visibility in the market.Publication Date: January 28, 2015
SmartDiscover From CTI Group Enables Telecom Operators to Interpret Customer Data Fast and Easy SmartDiscover helps Telecom Operators quickly and easily distill business intelligence from customer data obtained from multiple data sources, principally billing systems and CRM.Publication Date: January 28, 2015