Estate Planning for Digital Assets

Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Dutchess Manor Inn, 263 Route 9D, Beacon, NY
Speaker: Jill Choate Beier, Esq. McGlashan Law Firm, P.C.

Planning for Digital Assets

This program will review critical issues lawyers and fiduciaries will face in planning for and administering digital assets such as:

            * Accessing, securing and distributing digital assets  

            * Potential obstacles and risks associated with planning for digital assets, such as privacy violations and federal and state hacking laws. 

            * Recommended planning techniques to avoid the pitfalls and ensure smooth administration of digital assets.

            * Navigating through all of these issues to ensure the client’s wishes are satisfied while preserving the integrity of the digital assets and preventing identify and content theft.

This program will be a valuable overview of how you may become current and familiar with this rapidly developing field of digital estate planning and administration.

About the speaker:

Jill Choate Beier is the founder of the firm, Beier & Associates, PLLC which has offices in New York City and Lake Placid, New York. Her practice includes a broad range of matters in the personal planning area, including estate and tax planning for individuals and families; estate and trust administration; all aspects of Surrogate's Court practice, including probate proceedings, will contests and guardianships, and planning for charitable giving and philanthropy.  Ms. Beier is an active member of the Trusts and Estates Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and has served in many positions of leadership such as Chair of the Estate and Trust Administration Committee, Vice-Chair of the Surrogate’s Court Committee and Member-at-Large Representative.

In addition to her practice, Ms. Beier teaches classes in accounting, income taxation and business law at Marymount Manhattan College. Ms. Beier earned an MBA with an Accounting concentration from Fordham Graduate School of Business, a J.D., summa cum laude, from Touro Law School, and an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law.


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