31 July 18

Why your social media accounts should not be ignored when you make your Will

Social media accounts live on after their creators die, and their existence can create uncertainty for estate executors as well as distress for family members.

Digital footprints on death are an issue of growing importance as social media usage proliferates – not just with generation Z and millennials but more and more with older generations as well.

Anna Hacker (AUT Legal Services Pty Ltd), Accredited Specialist – Wills & Estates, National Manager, Estate Planning, Australian Unity Trustees Ltd has written an article that explains why there is a need to start looking at your social media accounts, and the ownership of your digital content in them and that it should not be ignored when making a Will.

Click here to view the article:   https://bit.ly/2v3BZO7