Gary Altman Comments on the Importance of Having a ‘Digital Executor’


In a recent interview with The Washington Post, local estate planning attorney, Gary Altman, weighs in on the recent development of web sites offering virtual storage vaults that store important information such as passwords and log-in information so that when the worst happens, the information will be accessible to whomever the deceased had designated as a “digital executor” of sorts.

Altman, who has always encouraged clients to leave access to passwords to a trusted family member, is quoted as saying, “It’s really important for someone to know all of this information we have out there. Everything is hidden in the clouds. If no one knows it’s there or where to get it, how are you going to find it?”

The full article is available here.

 
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