The Trust Advisor Blog: “Who has rights to digital property after death or incapacitation? Why is it important to consider digital property in estate plans? . . . Recently, a great deal of attention has been given to the digital life after death – especially gaining access to a deceased person’s email accounts. We have entered into an age where digital storage is replacing physical document storage. In the future, more important property will be created, revised, and stored digitally. And as more people move important components of their lives onto the computer (from photos to legal documents, medical records and beyond), it becomes necessary to devise a safe and secure method for a deceased or otherwise incapacitated person’s loved ones to access digital property. A recent article from The Wall Street Journal suggests everyone establish a separate plan to deal with online property issues when they die or become incapacitated.
On the Net2016-12-13T20:34:02-08:00January 4th, 2010|Estate Planning|
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