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Ch IV.4. Individual Goals Regarding Digital Assets

After providing for the location, accessibility, and ownership of a , one must then determine the individual’s wishes and legacy goals. People generally do not have specific digital in place, often attributable to the fact they are unaware of the importance of developing a specialized plan.39 Many people mistakenly believe that the only benefit of is the disbursement of upon death according to one’s wishes.

However, security issues, protecting a legacy (including a personal, family, or commercial image), and fulfillment of an overall estate plan are equally important. Uncertainty as to the dissemination and management of assets often arises in the absence of an estate plan, potentially creating significant strife for family members. It is therefore imperative for estate planning attorneys to consider in addition to physical or traditional assets to ensure both the fulfillment of their client’s wishes and the safe and efficient transfer of to the next generation.

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