Key points

Key points from the case study


  • No will
  • No knowledge or understanding of how family would deal with estate, or of tax and inheritance issues
  • Work and archive well-ordered and good archival storage and back-up system in place
  • Major storage issues and associated costs
  • Desire for his family to benefit financially
  • Desire for there to be a public legacy
  • Uncertain of potential value of legacy (work + historical, social, cultural value)
  • Concerned about what will happen to the work