What happens to your Farmville account when you have bought the farm? Pretty much anyone who is reading this has a digital life, footprint and assets. The problem is that your state laws (except for 4 states - not New Jersey) are very behind in saying who controls your digital assets when you die. Who gets to say if your Facebook account is memorialized or deleted? Can your spouse or kids get access to your gMail account (perhaps the only place you are getting all those digital account statements)?
Lawyers.com wanted their visitors to know the answer to these questions, and asked me to give them some of the advice we speak to client's about who want to know how to incorporate their digital assets into your estate plan. The best part? They sent a production team to make a video on the topic, so sit back and take 3 minute education break: