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§ 3914. Disclosure of digital assets to guardian of the estate

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 20 Pa.C.S.A. Decedents, Estates and FiduciariesEffective: January 19, 2021

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 20 Pa.C.S.A. Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 39. Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets (Refs & Annos)
Effective: January 19, 2021
20 Pa.C.S.A. § 3914
§ 3914. Disclosure of digital assets to guardian of the estate
(a) Access.--After an opportunity for a hearing, the court may grant a guardian of the estate access to the digital assets of a protected person.
(b) Disclosure.--Unless otherwise ordered by the court or directed by the user, a custodian shall disclose to a guardian of the estate the catalog of electronic communications sent or received by the protected person and any digital assets, other than the content of electronic communications, in which the protected person has a right or interest if the guardian of the estate gives the custodian:
(1) a written request for disclosure in physical or electronic form;
(2) a certified copy of the court order which gives the guardian of the estate authority over the digital assets of the protected person; and
(3) if requested by the custodian:
(i) any number, username, address or other unique subscriber or account identifier assigned by the custodian to identify the account of the protected person; or
(ii) evidence linking the account to the protected person.
(c) Account activity.--A guardian of the estate with general authority to manage the assets of a protected person may request a custodian of the digital assets of the protected person to suspend or terminate an account of the protected person for good cause. A request made under this subsection must be accompanied by a certified copy of the court order giving the guardian of the estate authority over the protected person's property.

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2020, July 23, P.L. 684, No. 72, § 2, effective in 180 days [Jan. 19, 2021].
20 Pa.C.S.A. § 3914, PA ST 20 Pa.C.S.A. § 3914
Current through Act 10 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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