Simon Goldring and Elysa Jacobs, of McDermott Will & Emery LLP, have made available for download their article, Remote Witnessing of Wills: A Step in the Right Direction, published in JDSUPRA. The abstract is as follows:
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the benefits of post-death planning, whilst also giving individuals the much-needed down-time to reflect on their wishes. This has brought about a flurry of requests for new wills to be drafted or old wills to be revised. Given the current national lockdown in England and Wales, how easy (or safe) is it to execute such an important document, especially when one is shielding or self-isolating?
Posted by Jessica Ji, Associate Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.