April 8, 2020 - Trusts and Estates Group News: We are All in This Together: Signing Your Estate Plan During the Pandemic
We are working on a long-term solution.
Until our laws are changed and while we all shelter in place, we will continue to ensure that our clients safely sign the documents we draft for them. The procedures we suggest and employ will vary, but will not be as frustrating as remotely shopping for supplies—we promise! And of course, we’ll wear face coverings!
 An electronic document is one that is signed digitally only. No paper is involved.
 Murtha partner Suzanne Brown Walsh Chaired the Uniform Law Commission’s Uniform Electronic Wills Act [https://www.uniformlaws.org/viewdocument/final-act-with-comments-130?CommunityKey=a0a16f19-97a8-4f86-afc1-b1c0e051fc71&tab=librarydocuments] Drafting Committee, which when enacted, would allow enacting state residents to virtually sign electronic wills.
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