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
One in three have problems with wills One in three families and friends find it difficult to trace all the assets left in wills, research from willsandassets.co.uk has revealed. Publ.Date : Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:29:06 -0700
The Sentinel commented Tributes paid to Irene Wills after death one week after being hit... DEVASTATED husband Joe Wills has paid tribute to 'the best wife in the world' who died after she was knocked down by a car outside her home.Irene Wills died during the early hours yesterday, a week after being hit by a car in Knypersley Road, Norton.The 75-year-old had gone outside 'for a breath of fresh air' after recovering from an operation.But in the short time she was outside the car ... Publ.Date : Tue, 07 Oct 2014 03:38:28 -0700
Wills highlights pregame festivities with first pitch Maury Wills may be 82 years old, but he can still bring it. The former Dodgers infielder threw a perfect strike from the mound on Saturday, ceremoniously ringing in Game 2 of the National League Division Series between the Cardinals and Dodgers. Publ.Date : Sat, 04 Oct 2014 22:45:54 -0700
Bruce Wills joins board of Guthrie-Smith Tutira Bruce Wills, farmer, owner of Trelinnoe Park north of Napier, and former national president of Federated Farmers NZ, has joined the Board of Guthrie-Smith Tutira. With a strong and active interest in environmental matters, Mr Wills has returned to live in Hawke?s Bay fulltime and says that he is keen to add his expertise to the Board responsible for the 90 hectare Arboretum and education centre ... Publ.Date : Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:22:03 -0700
Wills of WW1 soldiers revealed for the first time The documents, some penned by boys as young as 14, offer a rare glimpse into what life was like for many of the soldiers before war began on July 28, 1914. Publ.Date : Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:42:36 -0700
Wills accuses AG of bias over use of image in campaign ad State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is being accused of unfairly smearing an indicted Queens lawmaker by including him in a TV campaign ad, The Post has learned. City Councilman Ruben... Publ.Date : Thu, 09 Oct 2014 01:32:00 -0700