What Happens to Your Facebook Account When You Die?


This Wall Street Journal Article discusses the choices now available for your Facebook account when you die. You can finally decide what happens to your Facebook account when you die. In a change of heart, the world’s most popular social network will begin allowing its members to designate someone—what they call a “legacy contact”—to manage … More What Happens to Your Facebook Account When You Die?

Estate Planning Tip: Write Down those Usernames and Passwords.


One of the main goals in estate planning is to provide for a clear and efficient way to distribute assets upon your death. This process can become much more frustrating for your family if they are unable to access your online account information with your banks, stock brokers,  etc. Thus, it is a good idea … More Estate Planning Tip: Write Down those Usernames and Passwords.

Robin Williams’s Estate Plan: He got it right.


 Most of the time when you read about celebrities and their estate plans it is to point out something they may have done wrong, but today I am pleased to report that based on preliminary reports from TMZ, Robin Williams may have made the right moves in his estate planning by establishing  a revocable trust … More Robin Williams’s Estate Plan: He got it right.

Can I transfer my Co-op to a Family Trust?


Many clients consider setting up a Revocable Family Trust and complete a deed transfer of their home to the Trust for estate planning purposes. When your home is a Co-op, their are some additional considerations since the Board must approve any transfer of ownership. This recent article from The Cooperator suggests why many Boards should … More Can I transfer my Co-op to a Family Trust?