In a September 2012 Trusts & Estates article, “The Virtual Clone Trustee,” Avi Z. Kestenbaum and his co-authors proposed the use of a trustee of the future, the virtual clone trustee (VCT). By using an artificially intelligent computer program, the VCT would make decisions exactly the way our clients would in the same circumstances. We would gather data about our clients, through tests such as the Rorschach inkblot test, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and the NEO ...

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