Estate Planning for Individuals

The laws that govern our digital estate planning processes are changing, as is the technology that we use on a day to day basis. This page contains resources that can help guide you in your own digital estate planning process.

Helpful Guides From Around the Web

Links that will help you prepare your own digital estate,

or assist a loved one with making their own preparations.

Gavel

From the ABA

Digital planning resources from the American Bar Association

Stocks on a Screen

Create Directives

Choose how you want your accounts to be managed

Checklist

Create a Guide

A checklist from the AARP on the information you should include

Classmates in the Library

Share Access

To online photo albums or places you store documents

Two Computer Screens

Document Accounts

Create a secure record of your online accounts and passwords

Student Writing

Write it Down

Create a document that states how accounts should be managed

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