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Presented by the ISBA Business Advice & Financial Planning Section
Co-Sponsored by the ISBA Trusts & Estates Section

Join us from the comfort of your home or office for this live webcast that addresses the various issues that have arisen because of digital assets and social media sites where personal, financial, business, and social information is maintained and stored. Trusts and estates attorneys, business advice practitioners, elder law attorneys, young lawyers, and general practitioners who attend this online seminar will obtain a basic understanding of the multitude of digital assets that individuals can maintain, the potential value of some, how to access accounts upon the user’s death or disability, the legal impediments to access, and proper planning techniques. 

Mary C. Stark-Hood, Hood Group Inc, Oak Brook

Alan M. Kaplan, Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd., Schaumburg

Program Information
Date Presented:
April 04, 2014 10:00 AM Central
1 hour, 30 minutes
A Digital Asset Inventory
This in-depth overview examines digital accounts, including the encryption of account names, user names, and passwords; storing and sharing information in the Cloud; domain names; advertising via webpage, blog, eBay, or Etsy; online financial accounts, including PayPal; and much more! A discussion on whether or not any of these accounts have financial value is also included.
Speaker Information
Mary C. Stark-Hood   [ view bio ]
Obtaining Access to Each Account
Learn how to obtain access to each digital account based on licensing agreements, data privacy laws, and criminal laws regarding unauthorized access with this informative segment. Topics include: the Stored Communications Act of 1986 regarding powers of attorney and executors; State legislation; the Uniform Law Commission’s involvement in developing legislation; and same language for executor or trustee.
Speaker Information
Frank M. Greenfield   [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 1.50
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