We want each and every member of the ACLU to enjoy the peace of mind that comes with having an estate plan in place. Creating one is often expensive and time-consuming, but it doesn't have to be.
Today, we are offering you the ability to easily create or update your estate plan for free through our partners at Giving Docs. Spend a few minutes making your will, sign and notarize it with witnesses, and feel pride that you have a plan in place. Once completed, you can revisit or update your documents through your Giving Docs account for free at any time in the future.
Donations made in a will, often called charitable bequests, provide integral support to our students and faculty. We hope you will consider making a gift to University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) in your will, though you have no obligation to do so.
Your last will and testament is a formal document that specifies your wishes when you pass away. If you do not have anything spelled out, the government will determine how your belongings, children and pets are placed among your living family.
Yes, once you have had it witnessed and notarized. Giving Docs will give you detailed instructions on how to do so in order to ensure that your will carries out your wishes. Giving Docs securely keeps your information in your profile so that you can quickly and easily update your will whenever you need to.
Our service typically costs $195, but as a gift from University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), this offer costs nothing to you and is yours for life.
In all 50 states! If you live outside of the U.S., you may use the Giving Docs process to outline your wishes in preparation for speaking with an attorney.
Yes. Giving Docs makes it easy to leave gifts to all of your favorite organizations. Giving Docs will prompt you to leave a percentage of your estate to your favorite school or educational charity, but you are not required to leave a gift in order to create a will through Giving Docs.
The standard will document you create on this website incorporates 95% of the general public’s estate planning needs. If you have an advanced estate with multiple properties and complex assets, or would like to discuss alternative planned giving vehicles, we recommend consulting an attorney and/or financial advisor.
In less than 15 minutes, I downloaded a copy of my new last will and testament. Giving Docs made it easy to plan the distribution of my assets to my children, friends, and charitable organizations. I would highly recommend this product to all of my friends and family.Serena
Very practical and necessary offering from this website !! Easy to set up and Step by Step directions to formulate Legal Documents as needed and getting them Notarized to make them Legally Binding. Wish all websites kept things as easy and economical as this. Excellent!!Emanuel
I have been looking for something like this and it is the most personalized will & testament I have found short of hiring an attorney. The information provided is very well laid out. The forms were easy to complete. Walks you through every step of the process to set up a will.John