Estate Planning for Digital Assets
Considering how much information we keep on computers and on the internet, estate planning just isn’t complete anymore without including digital assets and social media accounts.
What will happen to these assets when we become disabled or die? Would a family member or administrator know where to find important documents? It wasn’t that long ago that we had only paper records; we could simply point to a file cabinet or drawer and tell someone “everything is in there when the time comes.” But if you scan documents or receive financial statements electronically, someone else may not even know these exist. Mr. Savage will explain the who’s, the what’s and the why’s of digital assets, and how to prepare an adviser in the necessary steps to ensure their client is set with their digital asset plan.
Note: This program qualifies for 1-hour of Attorney, CPA, Professional Fiduciary and Trust Officer continuing education credit. This presentation is approved 1-hour CE approval with the California Department of Insurance (Life Insurance licensed), Course Number: 360351. It is also approved for 1-hour CE with the CFP Board of Standards, Program ID: 242375.
PHILIP M. SAVAGE IV
Principal Shareholder – Gresham | Savage, Attorneys at Law
Philip Savage offers personalized estate planning, estate administration and business succession legal services. Mr. Savage provides a variety of clients with a practical approach to achieving their estate objectives, including the planning and preparation of revocable and irrevocable trusts, and the administration of trusts and estates involving estate and gift tax issues. He also advises and counsels individuals and charitable organizations on planning and implementing charitable gifts.
Mr. Savage is a certified specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. He is also a past chair of the Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Advisory Commission of the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Additionally, Mr. Savage has brought his legal expertise to the National Business Institute, where he has presented estate planning seminars.
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