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Don’t Believe Me? Just wait…and it will be costly!

Over the last several years, I’ve crisscrossed this country preaching the importance of digital asset estate planning. I’ve met some of the most amazing attorneys and their clients. I always learn something new, which continues to fuel my excitement to be in this field. I’ve come to learn that your clients invest their time and … Continue reading “Don’t Believe Me? Just wait…and it will be costly!”

Protect Your Digital Life With Directives

Sharing passwords won’t work with two-factor authentication or biometrics. What now? The stories of families figuring out how to access their loved one’s digital life are just beginning.  Here are just two: A professional man works diligently to create an estate plan, doing everything necessary to protect his wife. Then he commits suicide. After the … Continue reading “Protect Your Digital Life With Directives”

Directive Communication Systems’ Lee Poskanzer in Next Avenue

I’m pleased to share with you an article from Next Avenue, part of the PBS public media system, in which Dr. Carla Sofka and Lee Poskanzer served as expert sources for writer Mark Ray about the “netiquette” of navigating social media during death and grieving. The article also appeared online at Forbes, which shares Next … Continue reading “Directive Communication Systems’ Lee Poskanzer in Next Avenue”

Kudos to The Wall Street Journal on Digital Afterlife

Kudos to The Wall Street Journal’s Abigail Summerville, who really gets the problem of digital afterlife. She nails it, in fact: “Social-media giants, with hundreds of millions of accounts, are increasingly grappling with how to handle digital legacies of users who have died.” A few points we want you to consider: 1 – Social-media giants … Continue reading “Kudos to The Wall Street Journal on Digital Afterlife”