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Digital Estate Planning

Many people read articles discussing the importance of protecting and safekeeping passwords, and recognize that if they are not careful, their online accounts and other activities may be compromised, leading to disastrous results. It is also possible, however, that you may protect these same passwords...

Nightmare on Estate Planning Street: Beware the Digital Haunting

"Digital assets" - they've been getting some press lately. Though we're neck deep in digital holdings, digitized assets are often overlooked in estate planning. They lack physicality and often monetary value, but what they do have is life. They are alive with you and, possibly,...

Florida Digital Asset Protection Lawyer: To My Loving Wife I Leave My iTunes Account

Estate planning is an important event in one's life. The fruits of a life time of hard work, passed down in the hopes that they will serve their next owner well. But in this modern age we live in, online digital assets are frequently left out of the estate planning process. Much of our the time...

Who Owns Your iTunes Account? and Bruce Willis

Last week [Aug. 27 - 31] there were several articles which brought light to many that our online identities are just licenses which will expire upon out death. While this concept is new to some, most lawyers understand this. Unfortunately there appear to be some who do not understand that we are dealing...

An Introduction to the Problems of Estate Planning for Digital Assets

Have you ever wondered what happens to your digital assets when you die? By digital assets I mean your email, Facebook, Twitter and other accounts. What about your iTunes music purchases? You Amazon Kindle books? Are you allowed to transfer your music to your beneficiaries? How do you access your...