Digital Assets Part 5: Estates – What happens to your Facebook account when you die?

FacebookFacebook is a pioneer in the digital asset arena with online tools that allows users to determine what happens to an account when someone dies. When Facebook is notified that someone has passed, the page is either “memorialized” or “deleted.” What happens to a Facebook account when someone passes? Learn in this short 5 minute video. When Facebook is notified that someone has passed, the page is either “memorialized” or “deleted.” Find out how those choices are made and by whom.

For additional information please contact BaskinFleece at 727.572.4545.

 

Digital Assets Part 4: Estates – Emails, PayPal and online shopping accounts

Digital Assets and their unexpected consequences. 

Gmail and email accounts1. Can a Personal Representative get access to the personal emails of a decedent?  Can a Surviving Spouse get access to the personal emails of their deceased spouse?  Can an Agent under a Durable Power of Attorney get access to the personal emails of the principal?

PayPal logo2. Who can get access to online financial accounts, such as PayPal, of a decedent? Who can get access to online financial accounts, such as PayPal, of a person who is living but incapacitated?

accounts online3. Who can gain access to online shopping accounts, such as Amazon or Etsy, of a decedent?  Who can gain access to online shopping accounts, such as Amazon or Etsy, of a person who is living but incapacitated?

 

For the answers to these questions and other estate planning issues you might have, please contact BaskinFleece Attorney Colleen Carson at 727.572.4545.