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Maintaining Your Hosting Account After Death

Posted on Thu Nov 19, 2015, on Estate Planning

From our “Ask a Question” Mailbag: Maintaining Your Hosting Account After Death

Most Recently Updated July 26, 2018.

“My friend died and his executor is allowing his hosting account to lapse. Could he have set aside funds to maintain his website?”

Maintaining Your Hosting Account After Death

Maintaining Your Hosting Account After Death

It is possible to set up a trust to maintain the cost of a website. This needs to be carefully done to provide checks and balances to make sure the trustee carries out your intent. I find a trusted Protector an excellent and inexpensive tool. If a person has a website that he wishes to continue after death, it is important to make sure access data is easily available to the executor. Providing a contact and passwords are invaluable, as it could be prohibitively expensive for an executor to fight with a host who refuses to release this information.

To help with this, my firm sends to clients a Summary of all documents and a list of where assets are located and important contact information three times a year. Clients then keep this information updated by sending us any changes. This service is provided free of charge to current clients. This way, if the client dies, the executor has immediate access to information so assets can be secured and maintained.

If you have any other questions about Websites and Estate Planning, feel free to contact our office to speak with one of our Estate Planning Lawyers for a free consultation.

More Planning Questions?

Maintaining your hosting account after death is only a piece of the Estate Planning process. By all means, if you want to learn more, please read my more detailed article, Estate Planning Everything You Need to Know.

In Conclusion: Maintaining Your Hosting Account After Death

I hope that this article was helpful in explaining maintaining your hosting account after death. Further, I included links to even more detailed information on my website so you can learn more. Therefore, please contact me and let me know how I did. Certainly, your comments and questions are welcome!

Let our Estate Planning lawyers help walk you through what can be a confusing process. To begin with, call to speak to one of our experienced estate planning lawyers.  By all means, our lawyers are ready to answer your questions. In fact, feel free to contact our office for a free consultation. Ultimately our goal is to make the process as painless as possible!

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