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David Shulman on Estate Planning: Facebook Allows Users to Designate a ‘Legacy Contact’ to Manage Their Account After Death
Posted on 3 Mar 2015 by David A. Shulman

Finally. For those who have been following, the issue of “digital assets” is a fast developing problem in the estate planning world. Putting aside for a moment who has the right to “inherit” your assets, the bigger problem with... Read More

David Shulman: Who Gets Paid If an Alleged Incapacitated Person Dies Before the Hearing? Nobody?
Posted on 14 Feb 2014 by David A. Shulman

By David Shulman I’m sure there are some independently wealthy attorneys out there who take all of their cases pro bono . Most of us though are hard-working schlubs like everyone else who while we love what we do, need to pay the bills too. When... Read More

David Shulman: Gizmodo Gets Everything About the Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act Wrong
Posted on 25 Aug 2014 by David A. Shulman

By David Shulman As I’ve written recently , the Uniform Law Commission approved the Uniform Fidicuary Access to Digital Assets Act. The act can be found on the Committee’s website , along with supplemental material, such as prior drafts... Read More

David Shulman: ULC’s Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act Supported by Tech Industry
Posted on 19 Oct 2015 by David A. Shulman

By David Shulman The Uniform Law Commission is a non-profit organization that drafts “model” or “uniform” laws that can be adopted by state legislatures. Individual legislatures can then adopt the act as is, or can tweak it... Read More

David Shulman on Estate Planning: Finding Your Digital Assets After Death
Posted on 11 Jul 2014 by David A. Shulman

by David Shulman I’ve written before about estate planning for your digital assets and online accounts. Well this article isn’t necessarily about planning , but what happens after you die – especially if you don’t plan (or even... Read More