Comparisons to Traditional and Other Services
Form generating services like LegalZoom, Rocket Lawyer, and Willing are the big players in completing your will online. They have large marketing budgets aimed at pulling you in and convincing you that planning for your and your loved ones futures can be achieved via a computer program. Certainly there is a role technology can play in making legal services more efficient and cost effective.
But we believe these websites lack a very important piece of the estate planning puzzle: involving an actual attorney during the review process and the continued backing of an actual law firm while the will remains valid.
Let’s compare our law firm estate planning offerings with the corporate offerings
|The Hughes Law Firm||Form Generating Sites|
|Attorney Designed||Our entire system was designed by attorneys: the questions we ask and the legal documents they generate.
We exclusively practice estate planning in Colorado and the legal documents we create for you are custom tailored to the laws of our state.
|“We are not permitted to engage in the practice of law.”|
|Attorney Reviewed||Our firm has an unrivaled 240 years of combined experience among our staff of 18. We assemble and review every document generated through this online offering.||“At no time do we review your answers for legal sufficiency, draw legal conclusions, provide legal advice or apply the law to the facts of your particular situation.”|
|Attorney-Client Relationship||The moment you create an account and begin filling in answers you are our client.||“This site is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship.”|
|Legal Questions?||When you communicate with us, you are assured that you’ll reach one of our dedicated staff: for the first question, and a question 10 years from now.||“Pay us an additional fee and we’ll try to introduce you to an attorney who has agreed to answer questions”|
|Probate Issues?||We are located right here in Colorado and are available to assist you should complications arise with your estate.*||You’re on your own|
*Estate administration requires an additional fee, determined at the time the need arises, and based off of the complexity of the issue.
A Review of The Hughes Law Firm
Our experience has been great with them drawing up all our legal estate papers from scratch. So much to know, so many personal options. They were all run by us and explained in detail, much of which we did not have a clue. Can sleep much better now!
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