The Times They Are A-Changin': Digital Assets and Your Estate Plan

For time immemorial, estate planners never had to worry about digital assets. But with the ever increasing reliance on and use of technology in the daily lives of the average American, estate planners must now consider the importance of digital assets along with more traditional asset classes. And in response to this new need, big chang­es have occurred recently. On July 16, 2014, the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act (UFADAA) ("the Act") was passed by the Uniform Law Commission. The final review by the Committee on Style has not occurred yet, but once it does, then state legislatures will finally have the opportunity to vote on the law (if the state so chooses, and North Carolina definitely should)...

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Mr. Jesse T. Coyle is a licensed attorney in both North Carolina and Illinois, as well as a Certified Financial Planner™. Jesse has dedicated his career to helping all families navigate the complicated waters of estate planning and probate matters. Jesse and the members of Carolina Tax, Trusts & Estates are available for your call and would be pleased to assist you.

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