Saturday, June 2, 2012

Online Accounts after a Death

From Rock Center:

The Stassen family is one of a growing number of families battling online companies to gain access to a deceased loved one’s digital assets. 

Digital assets include email, social media accounts, digital photos and online banking accounts and records.  The Stassens think Benjamin’s online life might provide a clue into their son’s last days and as the heirs of his estate, they feel they have a right to get access to his accounts.

Read more here.

MR

Hat Tip: Naomi Cahn

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I agree with the Stassen family's position 100 percent, however adsent a will they should still be required to get a judge signed order authorizing them to access those accounts.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Lawyers | Jun 2, 2012 4:25:20 PM

I agree with the Stassen family's position 100 percent, however adsent a will they should still be required to get a judge signed order authorizing them to access those accounts.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Lawyers | Jun 2, 2012 4:25:23 PM

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