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§ 15-611. Disclosure of contents of electronic communications held in trust when trustee not or...

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEstates and TrustsEffective: October 1, 2016

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Estates and Trusts (Refs & Annos)
Title 15. Fiduciaries (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Maryland Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2016
MD Code, Estates and Trusts, § 15-611
§ 15-611. Disclosure of contents of electronic communications held in trust when trustee not original user
Unless otherwise ordered by a court, directed by a user, or provided in a trust, a custodian shall disclose to a trustee that is not an original user of an account the content of an electronic communication sent or received by an original or successor user and carried, maintained, processed, received, or stored by the custodian in the account of the trust if the trustee provides the custodian:
(1) A written request for disclosure in physical or electronic form;
(2) A copy of the trust instrument or certification of the trust under § 14.5-910 of this article that includes consent to disclosure of the content of electronic communications to the trustee;
(3) A certification by the trustee, under penalty of perjury, that the trust exists and the trustee is a currently acting trustee of the trust; and
(4) If requested by the custodian:
(i) A number, username, address, or other unique subscriber or account identifier assigned by the custodian to identify the trust's account; or
(ii) Evidence linking the account to the trust.


Added by Acts 2016, c. 364, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2016; Acts 2016, c. 365, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2016.
MD Code, Estates and Trusts, § 15-611, MD EST & TRST § 15-611
Current through legislation effective July 1, 2020, from the 2020 Regular Session of the General Assembly.
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