• Current through October 23, 2012

A financial institution, on request, may pay sums on deposit in a multiple-party account to:

(1) One or more of the parties, whether or not another party has a disability, is incapacitated, or deceased when payment is requested and whether or not the party making the request survives another party; or

(2) The personal representative, if any, or, if there is none, the heirs or devisees of a deceased party, if proof of death is presented to the financial institution showing that the deceased party was the survivor of all other persons named on the account, either as a party or beneficiary, unless the account is without right of survivorship under section 19-602.12.

(Apr. 27, 2001, D.C. Law 13-292, § 302(b), 48 DCR 2087; Apr. 24, 2007, D.C. Law 16-305, § 33(b), 53 DCR 6198.)


Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-305, in par. (1), substituted "has a disability" for "is disabled".

Legislative History of Laws

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

For Law 16-305, see notes following § 19-602.05.

Uniform Law

This section is based upon § 222 of the Uniform Nonprobate Transfers on Death Act (1991 Act). See 8B Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on WESTLAW.