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Q – Why choose A Will in a Box Will templates?
A Will in a Box makes Wills affordable & accessible. You can purchase the Will template from the comfort of your home at just the click of a mouse and the Will template is yours to customize delivered directly to your email inbox. If you choose to work directly with me, with the Done For You option there is no retainer fee or hourly rates. You pay a one-time flat rate, select the date and time for your personal consultation and your Will is professionally done for you.
Q – What is a Will and why do you need one?
A Last Will and Testament (more commonly known as a “Will”) is a legally binding document where you would set forth your wishes about how you would like to disseminate your assets and to whom upon death. You need a Will to protect the assets that you have worked so hard to accumulate and to have the final say in what you would like to happen to those assets.
Q – Is the A Will in a Box digital template product for you?
Yes, if you want a product that is easy, fast and affordable at just the fraction of the cost of a lawyer’s retainer fee which can be upwards of $400-450 for a basic Will document. A Will in a Box makes it affordable for everyone to own a basic Will. If you are married or single, with or without children a Will should be a part of your tool kit no different than purchasing life insurance. You want to leave an inheritance, not a headache. Along with buying your first home, having your first child, becoming a newlywed or landing that first big promotion, you should also be planning and creating your basic Will. Nothing super complicated or difficult. No muss, no fuss, just the basics where what you need is covered.
Q – What do you mean when you talk about a basic Will?
A basic Will should be a part of everyone’s life tool box. Every Will starts with a basic foundation which can then grow with additional paragraphs and legal directives from there. The A Will in a Box Will template provides you with the basic foundation. It’s all covered. What you have, who you would like to leave it to and who will handle it all as your representative to make sure that what you say in your Will is carried out on your behalf. That’s it the basics. Nothing super complicated or difficult.
Q – When I purchase the digital template products does AWillinaBox become my lawyer?
When you purchase AWillinaBox Will templates you are purchasing a digital template document. Purchasing the Will template does not create an attorney-client relationship. If you prefer to utilize the services of an attorney, purchase the Done For You package or contact Attorney Eilene directly to meet with her at her Maryland office. Please note: that the Done For You package is only available to residents in the State of Maryland, New York and the District of Columbia. You will find the “Done For You” service option under the Shop tab of the website. When your Will is “Done for You” by Attorney Eilene you are retaining her services and an attorney-client relationship would then be created.
Q – How does AWillinaBox digital template work?
It’s as easy as 1,2,3.
1) You select the Will template 2) you pay the one-time flat fee 3) the template is immediately sent directly to your email ready to customize in a matter of minutes.
When you click “pay” and your payment is received, a link with the template purchased is sent directly to the email address that you provide. Click the link provided via email and the digital template document is immediately available to you for customization.
Q – What types of Will template products are available?
Just go over to the shop tab and check out the various template products that are available for you to purchase. The products were created with you in mind. There is a customizable Will template if you are single, married, with or without children. We’ve got you covered.
Q – Can I use A Will in a Box template document if I am not a resident of the U.S.A.?
No. The Attorney Eilene is a licensed attorney in MD, DC & NY and has created the customizable template documents with those jurisdictions in mind. The digital documents are not created to be used by residents outside of the United States. While several aspects of the templates are similar from state to state, it is recommended that if you reside outside of MD, DC and/or NY that you seek the advice of your local counsel for finalization and completion should you choose to purchase AWillinaBox template document.
Q – What is the instructional audio how-to guide and do I really need it?
Well, that is completely up to you. The audio how-to guide is part of the bundle package and was created to walk you through how to use the Will template document.
Q – Can I purchase the audio how-to guide after I purchase the Will template?
No, the audio how-to guide must be purchased as a “bundle” package during checkout.
Q – What is the bundle package?
The bundle package includes the customizable Will template document and the audio how-to guide.
Q – What is the benefit of the Done For You package?
Since the consultation meeting with Attorney Eilene is virtual over Skype and everything is done digitally you can live anywhere within the jurisdiction of MD, DC or NY and have your Will completely and totally done for you professionally by a licensed, experienced lawyer. When you purchase the Done For You option, you still have the benefit of the “typical face-to-face” consultation without ever leaving the comfort of your home. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain. You lose none of the benefits of having “a lawyer in your corner” but gain ease, affordability and simplicity. What’s not to love!
Q – Once I purchase the Done For You package option how does the 30 minute consultation with a lawyer work?
After you purchase the Done For You package, you will receive access to a calendar to schedule the date and time for your 30 minute virtual face-to-face consultation meeting with Attorney Eilene. The “Done For You” package is only available to residents of NY, MD and DC. If you are not a resident of NY, MD and DC do not purchase the Done For You package. There are no refunds.
Q – Can I schedule an appointment directly with Attorney Eilene?
Of course, if you live in the Washington, DC/MD area (including Prince George’s, Montgomery, Anne Arundel, Howard, Charles and other surrounding counties) and you would like to schedule an appointment to come in to my office no one’s stopping you — feel free to call or email and we will get you scheduled right in. Remember, I am all about making things easy during what can sometimes be an emotional time. I am all about estate planning and all about providing you with affordable solutions for your estate planning needs!
Q – Can I get a refund?
When you purchase the AWillinaBox digital template products, because you are purchasing a digital product there are no refunds.