In the modern world, more and more of our information, and sometimes our property, is stored online. The sorts of digital assets you may need to consider could range from photographs, to social media or email accounts, to crypto-currency. 

There is still a long way to go for the law and legal practice in terms of the rules governing digital assets however that does not mean that they should not be taken into account when considering how your affairs, and your estate, will be managed. 

The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) have produced a guide for the public which can be found here

This guide is a useful starting point in ensuring that your digital assets are managed according to your wishes. 

The contents of this article do not constitute legal advice and are provided for general information purposes only.

The contents of this post do not constitute legal advice and are provided for general information purposes only