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It’s a Media Jungle out there | Digital Estate Planning Beware

  “Without rules and guidelines in place, social media is a rogue platform with nuclear capability.” – Mark A. Cohen, Lawyer & Prominent Legal Innovation Writer   According to a 2016 report by PEW Research Center, 62% of American adults get their news from social media channels. And, according to Techcrunch a similar study done … Continue reading “It’s a Media Jungle out there | Digital Estate Planning Beware”

Is your practice ready for a tech savvy audience?

  The rise of legal innovation and disruptions to the industry being propelled by non-lawyers and technology, speaks to one core thing – your clients are demanding 21st century relevance, and you should too. You now have new audience demands, the online world, the growth of digital assets, and globalization affecting the backbone of the … Continue reading “Is your practice ready for a tech savvy audience?”

Why Modern Digital Estate Planning and Password Sharing Don’t Mix

NetChoice releases “white paper” encouraging lawyers and estate planners to avoid the practice of recommending clients share passwords as a way to protect their online accounts and other digital assets Professional estate planners risk civil liability and violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) for advising clients on improper use of passwords   … Continue reading “Why Modern Digital Estate Planning and Password Sharing Don’t Mix”

DCS Receives World Summit Award for Digital Innovation

Media Release             DIRECTIVE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS’ DIGITAL ASSET AND ONLINE ACCOUNT DIRECTIVES MANAGEMENT SERVICE SELECTED AS NEXT GENERATION OF DIGITAL INNOVATION FOR THE WORLD SUMMIT AWARDS IN THE CATEGORY OF “SMART SETTLEMENTS & URBANIZATION   DIRECTIVE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. (DCS) of Canada is among the 40 winners of international World … Continue reading “DCS Receives World Summit Award for Digital Innovation”

53rd Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning

Stop by Booth #204 at the 53 rd Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning. DCS is excited about attending the 53 rd Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, January 14 – 18, 2019 in Orlando Florida. If you’re going, we hope you’ll stop by our exhibit booth (#204) to say hello and enter a technology sweepstakes worth … Continue reading “53rd Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning”

Lee Poskanzer Presents CE Webinar for Clear Law Institute on The Digital Afterlife

Estate planning attorneys, financial advisors and accounting professionals are invited to attend a continuing education webinar presented by Lee Poskanzer for Clear Law Institute on February 15, 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM ET. “The Digital Afterlife: A Maze of Laws, Privacy Policies, and Understanding Client Behavior” will explain how to navigate the privacy policies and … Continue reading “Lee Poskanzer Presents CE Webinar for Clear Law Institute on The Digital Afterlife”

Netiquette experts agree: Guidelines are needed on death in a digital world

NETIQUETTE EXPERTS AGREE: IT’S TIME FOR GUIDELINES ON DEATH IN A DIGITAL WORLD A mother is told to go to the hospital after learning that her son has been in a bad car crash. When she arrives, the waiting area is filled with somber high school students. They knew about the crash before she did. … Continue reading “Netiquette experts agree: Guidelines are needed on death in a digital world”

National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys Welcomes Lee Poskanzer

Lee Poskanzer was invited to present before the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys (https://nnepa.com/) at a recent conference in San Diego. NNEPA is a cooperative alliance of nationally recognized estate planning attorneys from across the country who gather together to learn from each other to build successful and rewarding practices. The attorneys who came … Continue reading “National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys Welcomes Lee Poskanzer”

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”