Digital Assets in Estate Administration

$195.00

CLE Credits earned: 2 GEN

What you will learn: As technology progresses and society moves more into the digital era it is important to plan and maintain your digital assets. This program will cover: what are digital assets; the importance of having a digital estate plan; does the decedent “own” their digital account; is digital property subject to the same personal property rules in estate administration; and how are digital assets distributed once you pass. The program will also cover the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act (UFADAA).

Key topics to be discussed:

•   What are digital assets? Different types of digital assets (social media, blockchain, bitcoin, etc.).
•   Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act (UFADAA)
•   Importance of having a digital estate plan
•   Does a decedent “own” digital accounts, or do they simply have a license?
•   Is digital property subject to the same personal property rules in estate admin?
•   Probate for digital assets?

Date / Time: December 6, 2018

•   10:00 am – 12:00 pm Eastern
•   9:00 am – 11:00 am Central
•   8:00 am – 10:00 am Mountain
•   7:00 am – 9:00 am Pacific

Choose a format:

•   Live Video Broadcast/Re-Broadcast: Watch Program “live” in real-time, must sign-in and watch program on date and time set above. May ask questions during presentation via chat box. Qualifies for “live” CLE credit.
•   On-Demand Video: Access CLE 24/7 via on-demand library and watch program anytime. Qualifies for self-study CLE credit. On-demand versions are made available 7 business days after the original recording date and are view-able for up to one year.

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Original Broadcast Date: December 6, 2018

Elizabeth Fernandez, Esq. is an attorney in EPGD Law’s probate and estate planning department. She received her B.A. in Political Science from Florida International University, and is a Lifetime Member of the FIU Alumni Association. Elizabeth earned her Juris Doctor with honors from St. Thomas University School of Law. While at St. Thomas, she was the President of the St. Thomas University Chapter of the Cuban American Bar Association and briefly served as Executive Vice President of the St. Thomas University Trial Team. Elizabeth received the CALI Book Award for Administrative law and earned Dean’s List distinctions several times. Before joining EPGD Law, Mrs. Fernandez interned at the City of Miami City Attorney’s Office, where she assisted in civil litigation matters, and the CABA Pro Bono Project.

Elizabeth is involved in the following professional associations:

• Dade County Bar Association
• South Miami Kendall Bar Association
• Cuban American Bar Association

Elizabeth is fluent in Spanish, and is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida, She is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of Florida. In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys attending sporting events and concerts, and spending time with her family.

Elizabeth focuses her practice on Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Guardianship, Probate, and Advanced Directives.

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Section I. What are digital assets?
a) Definition of Digital
b) Digital Assets as defined by the UFADAA
c) Type of digital assets

Section II. Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act (UFADAA)
a) What is the UFADAA
b) What is covered by the UFADAA
c) States following the UFADAA or a similar Act

Section III. Importance of having a digital estate plan
a) Digital assets are hard to discover without an estate plan
b) Digital assets can be very valuable
c) Giving you personal representative necessary passwords and authority to access the digital assets

Section IV. Does a decedent “own” digital accounts, or do they simply have a license?
a) Who “owns” the digital accounts
b) How can a personal representative access the digital assets
c) How to transfer or close the digital assets after death

Section V. Digital Assets and Personal Property Rules
a) How to devise digital assets
b) What laws govern digital assets

Section VI. Probate for Digital Assets?
a) How probate court deals with digital assets
b) Avoiding probate court