Steven Maimes, principal of SALAM Research writes in The Trust Advisor Blog. http://thetrustadvisor.com/
Recently, a great deal of attention has been given to the digital life after death – especially gaining access to a deceased person’s email accounts. We have entered into an age where digital storage is replacing physical document storage. In the future, more important property will be created, revised, and stored digitally. And as more people move important components of their lives onto the computer (from photos to legal documents, medical records and beyond), it becomes necessary to devise a safe and secure method for a deceased or otherwise incapacitated person’s loved ones to access digital property. A recent article from The Wall Street Journalsuggests everyone establish a separate plan to deal with online property issues when they die or become incapacitated.
Here is what you can do now: