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COVID-19 and the Dangers of Do-It-Yourself Estate Planning

Updated: Apr 24, 2020

How quickly things change. 2020 started off with a bang. Unemployment was a thing of the past, the stock market was hitting new highs on a nearly daily basis, consumer confidence was at an all-time high, and then came the coronavirus.

COVID-19 has had a profound effect on our thinking

Since late February, we’ve all been forced to think seriously about our health, loss of employment, the loss of our life savings in a business venture that was running on all cylinders, or even worse, facing our own mortality or that of a loved one. Quarantined in our homes with little mo