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The Texas Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act: A Primer for Estate Planners

8 Pages Posted: 19 Sep 2017  

Gerry W. Beyer

Texas Tech University School of Law

Date Written: September 16, 2017

Abstract

Prudent professionals must address digital assets in all estates they plan or administer. The 2017 Texas Legislature enacted the Texas Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act as Chapter 2001 of the Estates Code which adds clarity to the steps you need to take when planning and administering estates. This article aims to provide the information you need to be well-informed about the cyberspace-estate planning interface.

Keywords: digital assets, digital property, Texas, Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, wills, trusts, power of attorney, guardianship, email, social media, electronic communications

JEL Classification: K11

Suggested Citation

Beyer, Gerry W., The Texas Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act: A Primer for Estate Planners (September 16, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3038052

Gerry Beyer (Contact Author)

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