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Grand Junction Lawyer Blog

You know it, and I know it: A good lawyer can be expensive. With all of the companies out there that are providing fill-in-the-blank, do-it-yourself Wills and other estate planning documents on the cheap, it may be awfully tempting to try to save money using them. Many start at only around $100.

In some instances, using estate planning software or websites may actually be a good idea. For example, if you have a very simple estate plan with no estate tax issues, and you are leaving the bulk of your estate to your spouse or kids, you should consider it.

All estate planners and estate planning experts agree that any Will, even a fill-in-the-blank, do-it-yourself Will, is almost always better than not having one at all, especially if your family and financial situation is basic and straightforward. However, you need to make sure that if you do your own estate…

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