Death in the Digital Age

By | Lancaster Law Blog | March 11, 2014
Death in the Digital Age

As you update your Facebook page, have you ever wondered how your beneficiaries could obtain access to your “digital assets” upon your death?  Indeed, could they access your digital assets if you were incapacitated during your lifetime? 

What Can Florida Lawyers Learn from the “Newell V. Johns Hopkins University” Charitable Donation Case?

What Can Florida Lawyers Learn from the “Newell V. Johns Hopkins University” Charitable Donation Case?

Tim Newell, the nephew of the late Elizabeth Banks,  sued Johns Hopkins University in 2011, charging that Banks conveyed her family’s 138-acre dairy farm to Hopkins in 1989 for $5 million — far below its market value — with the understanding that the university would protect it from the encroaching commercial development she disdained.