On this week's show, we’re speaking about wills and estates law with estates litigator, Ziad Yehia!
Topics: digital assets via testamentary transfer; estate trustees during litigation; succession planning and the law.
⚫ How do lawyers address the transfer of digital assets (e.g. social media accounts, crytocurrencies) after one's death? (6:10) ⚫ How do courts appoint an estate trustee while there is ongoing litigation amongst the relevant parties? (15:26) ⚫ What are some strategic considerations regarding succession planning? (27:39) ⚫ Our Ask-Me-Anything segment, featuring questions submitted by patrons of the Lawyered community (35:58) 🔵 How has COVID-19 impacted the ways in which wills are executed? (36:37) 🔵 What are some ways in which drafting a will differs from drafting a conventional contract? (38:10) 🔵 What happens when other contractual documents intersect with the contents of a will? (39:50) 🔵 How early is too early to start thinking about preparing a will? (42:30) 🔵 What are some "client service" skills specific to the wills and estates process? (46:12)