Bill George is an Estate Planning Attorney at Burkhalter Kessler Clement & George LLP. BKCG Law specializes in providing legal services for small to medium size businesses and high net worth individuals. Core practice areas include business litigation, trademarks and copy right, corporate and transactional, and estate planning. As technology proliferates, an ever increasing number of individuals now have a what is known as a digital estate, which can include electronic bank records, passwords, flicker accounts for photographs, social media accounts, iTunes accounts, blogs and journals. Who has access to these assets and information in the event of death is an evolving area of the law that could benefit from uniformity. If you have a significant “digital estate” it is important to state who controls it and who benefits from it in the event of your death.
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