North Carolina Digital Assets Law passes June 2016

What are Digital Assets? Digital assets are information that you may use online, including Facebook, Gmail, Google, LinkedIn, online photograph storage, online bank accounts and investment accounts. How do your loved ones get access to your Digital Assets if you become Mentally Disabled or Die? This has been a troubling issue in Estate Planning. You... [Read More]

Death, Digital Assets & the Law: Part 5: Tools and Resources

This is the final article in a 5 part series, co-written by attorney, Steven Andrew Jackson, Esq. and Mari Peterson of Compass Project Partners, a business strategic planner. In this series we have explored the convergence of death and technology on estate planning and administration. Click here to read Part 1:  Death, Digital Assets & the... [Read More]

Death, Digital Assets & the Law: Part 4: What can you do?

This series is co-written by attorney, Steven Andrew Jackson, Esq. and Mari Peterson of Compass Project Partners, a business strategic planner. This is a 5 part series exploring the convergence of death and technology on estate planning and administration. Click here to read Part 1:  Death, Digital Assets & the Law: Introduction Click here to read... [Read More]

Death, Digital Assets & the Law: Part 3 – The Uniform Law Commission Solution

This series is co-written by attorney, Steven Andrew Jackson, Esq. and Mari Peterson of Compass Project Partners, a business strategic planner. This is a 5 part series. Click here to read Part 1:  Death, Digital Assets & the Law: Introduction Click here to read Part 2: The Estate Planning Lawyer’s Perspective In this series we have... [Read More]

Death, Digital Assets & the Law: Part 2: The Lawyers Perspective

This series is co-written by attorney, Steven Andrew Jackson, Esq. and Mari Peterson of Compass Project Partners, a business strategic planner. This is a 5 part series.  Click here to read Part 1. Last week we began our series with an introduction of the issues: what are digital assets, digital heirs, legacy heirs. We also discussed... [Read More]

Death, Digital Assets and the Law: Part 1

DEATH, DIGITAL ASSETS AND THE LAW co-written by Steven Andrew Jackson, Esq. (the lawyer) and Mari Peterson of Compass Perspectives (curious tech person) Technology’s impact  on estate planning and administration This is part 1 of a 5 part series exploring technology’s impact on estate planning and administration. Let’s begin with new terms entering the digital... [Read More]