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The Digital Death Conundrum

Federal and State Laws, Fiduciaries, and Managing Digital Property
James Lamm, Christina Kunz, Damien Riehl, and Peter Rademacher

University of Miami Law Review: Volume 68, Issue 2

Attorney James Lamm is an oft cited expert on the law and digital property.  In this article published in the University of Miami Law review, the authors discuss four types of fiduciaries, each of which is affected by the vast growth in and the need to manage digital property. The article begins by defining digital property and discussing why it must be managed.  The article then discusses how digital property affects powers of attorney, conservatorships, probate administration, and trusts.  After illustrating the problems that digital property creates for each fiduciary, the article shifts to resolving these problems.