I read an article in the New York Times about wills recently that I found to be misleading enough that I had to write about it. It appeared in the September 8 print edition, and can be found online here. Titled “Making Wills Easier and Cheaper With Do-It-Yourself Options” (and titled differently in the print edition), the piece seems to make the somewhat reasonable case that one can save money by making a will themselves on the internet. Tragically, this piece materially mistakes the current array of options available when working with an attorney and completely ignores the myriad complications almost certain to backfire upon anyone seduced by this thrifty solution. Read more here.