Signing legal documents and witnessing signatures in lockdown

Even in a pandemic, business continues and documents must be signed. With social distancing, travel restrictions and many working from home, how do you get parties to provide their signature? This Legal GP blog explains the temporary changes made in Victoria that allow for some documents to be signed electronically and witnessed remotely. Read on.  How do I obtain a signature electronically?   Websites such as HelloSign or DocuSign allow you to upload the document you require a signature for, and send onto relevant signing parties who can then open the file and provide a signature using their tablet, smartphone or laptop using a stylus or their finger on the trackpad.   [...]