How to get important estate planning documents signed during the COVID-19 pandemic has been a question many attorneys are asking. The answer is very state specific. Many states have passed Executive Orders or Proclamations allow for remote witnessing and/or remote notarization.
We’ve been compiling each state's orders as we’ve been made aware of them. We’ve also created a chart to serve a quick guide as to whether your state allows for remote witnessing for wills and/or trusts, and whether your state allows for remote notarization for wills and/or trusts. Only states that have issued Orders or Proclamations that address remote witnessing or notarization are included on the chart.
If you have additional information about your state and it is not included on our chart, please let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
We hope you find this helpful, and we thank all of you who have helped us by providing state specific Orders. We wish you all good health!