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Of Sound Mind: Make Plans for Your Digital Estate

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ABA Journal
American Bar Association
Posted Aug 1, 2012

Today we have online financial accounts, bill payments, insurance and medical records, and much more. We own extensive libraries and collections of electronic books, movies, music and photos. Tax returns, important documents and other written material live on hard drives in digital form, often in several places, using naming and filing conventions survivors might not be able to decipher.

However, probate and other legal procedures still focus on the tangible world. In the context of our “digital estates,” what can traditional executors and trustees do?

Read the full article in the ABA Journal

Thanks to the DeathCare Discussion List for alerting us to this article.

 

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