Month: April 2019

From the Directive Communication Systems Video Archives – Planning for Death in a Digital World

Thanks to WMHT, the PBS/NPR station from Albany, New York,  for sharing this video of Lee Poskanzer from the first Digital Legacy Conference held at Siena College. The segment examines the challenges faced by survivors when loved ones die and no plans have been made to manage their digital assets. Much like dying without a … Continue reading “From the Directive Communication Systems Video Archives – Planning for Death in a Digital World”

Kudos to The New York Times for Recognizing the Spark that Started DCS

Kudos to The New York Times for recognizing what Lee Poskanzer has been living with for the last six years in the article   R.I.P. to a Startling Facebook Feature: Reminders of Dead Friends’ Birthdays A reminder of a dead friend’s work anniversary was what drove Lee Poskanzer to start looking into what we now … Continue reading “Kudos to The New York Times for Recognizing the Spark that Started DCS”

Three Years Later, the Fees are Adding Up for Prince Estate

The death of Prince three years ago at age 57 added him to the long list of  celebrities who never had wills created and left their heirs monumental estate disasters. In this case, the death of Prince Rogers Nelson stands for a few other lessons – the nation’s opioid crisis, the challenges of achieving a successful … Continue reading “Three Years Later, the Fees are Adding Up for Prince Estate”

Founder Lee Poskanzer at Strauss Attorney’s Successor Trustee Seminar

Directive Communication System’s Lee Poskanzer was pleased to be a special guest speaker at the annual Successor Trustee Seminar presented by the Strauss Attorneys law firm in its Hendersonville, North Carolina office. The firm has embraced the importance of digital estate planning, offering their clients the DCS platforms to ensure that their digital property is … Continue reading “Founder Lee Poskanzer at Strauss Attorney’s Successor Trustee Seminar”