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In your will, you must include the legal (real-life) name of the person who you want to inherit your Second Life account and assets, in the event of unfortunate circumstances. This is mentioned in Paragraph 2.4 of our Terms of Service, specifically:

You may not transfer your Account to any third party without the prior written consent of Linden Lab; notwithstanding the foregoing, Linden Lab will not unreasonably withhold consent to the transfer of an Account in good standing by operation of valid written will to a single natural person, provided that proper notice and documentation are delivered as requested by Linden Lab.

Our Support team requires the death certificate and will, an where required by law, other additional testamentary letters or orders. We may also require you to provide additional verification of your own identity.

Summary of Documents Required

In general, our Support team requires the following documents:

  • A testamentary letter or other appropriate order
  • A copy of the death certificate
  • A copy of the will
  • A copy of a government-issue ID sufficient to identify you

If the will is not being probated, or is not before a court or official authority

Under special circumstances, we may only require the following:

  • A copy of the death certificate
  • A copy of the will
  • A copy of a government-issue ID sufficient to identify you