Estate Planning for Digital Assets 2014: Identification, Access and Ownership Challenges
Succession Plan Strategies for Internet and Computer Files, Social Media, and Electronic Accounts
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to develop a comprehensive estate and succession plan encompassing digital assets. The panel will discuss issues particular to this unique class of property, offer estate planning and administration options, and explore current and future trends in this area.
- Definition and types of digital assets
- Estate planning issues particular to digital assets
- Estate planning options, including online services
- Risk management
- Current and future trends
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What types of digital assets must be addressed in an estate plan?
- What estate planning issues are particular to this classification of property?
- What are the best practices for incorporating digital assets into a comprehensive estate and succession plan?
- What laws currently exist addressing digital assets and what are anticipated future trends?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Naomi R. Cahn
Harold H. Greene Professor of Law
George Washington University Law School
Ms. Cahn teaches courses on family law, trusts and estates, and elder law. She has written numerous law review... | Read More
Ms. Cahn teaches courses on family law, trusts and estates, and elder law. She has written numerous law review articles and co-written casebooks in the fields of family law, trusts and estates. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor and The New Yorker. She has appeared on numerous media outlets, including NPR and MSNBC.Close
Vicki Levy Eskin
Levy & Associates
Ms. Eskin practices primarily in the areas of wills, trusts and estates, probate and trust administration,... | Read More
Ms. Eskin practices primarily in the areas of wills, trusts and estates, probate and trust administration, guardianship, and real property. She serves as ABA Advisor to the Uniform Law Commission Committee for Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets and on the Florida RPPTL Digital Assets/Digital Information Ad Hoc Committee.Close
Christopher M. Guest
Law Office of Christopher Guest
Mr. Guest focuses his practice on wills, trusts and estates, probate administration, guardianship, tax planning,... | Read More
Mr. Guest focuses his practice on wills, trusts and estates, probate administration, guardianship, tax planning, business succession planning, and asset protection in the Washington, D.C. area. He regularly writes articles and speaks on topics in the estate planning practice area, including estate planning for digital assets.Close