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Review of Reviews: "Wills Without Signatures,” B.U. L. Rev. 99 (2019)

David Horton, professor, University of California, Davis School of Law in Davis, Calif.

Using my iPhone and a handful of apps, I could write my entire last will, use my finger to digitally sign and date it and leave it in my phone to be discovered by my significant others on my demise. Of course, regardless of my digital imprimatur, my “e-will” would fail to meet the execution requirements for wills under traditional estate law. This is true even if all of the interested persons to my estate agreed that this digital document accurately reflected my testamentary

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