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What happens to your Facebook (and other digital assets) when you die or lose capacity?30th August 2018BBC News reported recently that the parents of a 15-year-old girl who was killed by a train in 2012 have only just been authorised by the High Court in Germany to take over her Facebook account. It is incredible that it is only now, after 6 years, that this issue is being resolved for them. … Continue reading "What happens to your Facebook (and other digital assets) when you die or lose capacity?"
Better not Call Saul: a (spoiler free) look at Wills, challenges & legal rights29th August 2018Last year, fans of the Netflix drama Better Call Saul witnessed the dramatic death of a major character in the season finale. Jaw-dropping deaths have long been a hallmark of both BCS and its predecessor Breaking Bad, but at the start of this year’s new season of BCS, we got to see something new and … Continue reading "Better not Call Saul: a (spoiler free) look at Wills, challenges & legal rights"
Declare your views on receiving life-prolonging medical treatment before it’s too late8th December 2017Living Wills are not yet legally binding in Scotland, however a recent case in England shows that medical staff are putting greater emphasis on respecting the wishes of patients. A Living Will, also known as an Advance Directive, is a document that allows you to declare your views on receiving life-prolonging medical treatment should you … Continue reading "Declare your views on receiving life-prolonging medical treatment before it’s too late"