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An "Advance Directive" may help WikiTree assign new managers to profiles you were managing if you are unreachable for an extended period of time, or we discover that you have passed away.

If a member is unreachable for a long period of time, we need to delete the private profiles that they were managing unless there are other family members on the Trusted Lists of those profiles. See Death of a Member.

To prepare for this, it's best that you make sure every private profile you're managing has others on the Trusted List. You may also want to put an "Advance Directive" message at the bottom of your profile.

Here is an example:

== Advance Directive ==

To aid WikiTree in the administration of my account should I be incapacitated, or in the event of my death, I hereby give permission for all private profiles I'm managing to be transferred to the following WikiTreers, whether or not they are currently on the Trusted Lists: ....

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