Mary Hays Quoted in Wall Street Journal Social Media Article


The Wall Street Journal spoke with Estate Planning attorney Mary Vidal Hays in its article, Passing Down Digital Assets, which was published on September 1, 2012. The question of how to deal with digital assets after someone dies is unclear but there are ways to plan. According to Mary, "Create a reference guide. Make a list of every site you can think of where you have an online presence, along with your user names and passwords."

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Mary Vidal Hays counsels individuals, representatives of trusts and estates, and businesses on a variety of legal issues. Her focus includes the establishment and administration of trusts and estates, including probate administration and guardianships, estate and gift tax planning, special needs planning, the formation and management of private business entities, succession planning, and the representation of individual companies, trusts and estates before the IRS and state authorities. She may be reached at

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