• Current through October 23, 2012

(a) A deposit of community property in an account does not alter the community character of the property or community rights in the property, but a right of survivorship between parties married to or domestic partners of each other arising from the express terms of the account or section 19-602.12 may not be altered by will.

(b) This subchapter does not affect the law governing tenancy by the entireties.

(Apr. 27, 2001, D.C. Law 13-292, § 302(b), 48 DCR 2087; Apr. 4, 2006, D.C. Law 16-79, § 5(s), 53 DCR 1035.)


Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-79, in subsec. (a), substituted "married to or domestic partners of each other" for "married to each other".

Legislative History of Laws

For D.C. Law 13-292, see notes following § 19-601.01.

For Law 16-79, see notes following § 19-101.02.

Uniform Law

This section is based upon § 216 of the Uniform Nonprobate Transfers on Death Act (1991 Act). See 8B Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on WESTLAW.