Code of the District of Columbia

§ 21–2514. Disclosure of digital assets to conservator of protected individual.

(a) After an opportunity for a hearing under § 21-2054, the Superior Court may grant a conservator access to the digital assets of a protected individual.

(b) Unless otherwise ordered by the Superior Court or directed by the user, a custodian shall disclose to a conservator the catalogue of electronic communications sent or received by a protected individual and any digital assets, other than the content of electronic communications, in which the protected individual has a right or interest if the conservator gives the custodian:

(1) A written request for disclosure in physical or electronic form;

(2) A certified copy of the court order that gives the conservator authority over the digital assets of the protected individual; and

(3) If requested by the custodian:

(A) A number, username, address, or other unique subscriber or account identifier assigned by the custodian to identify the account of the protected individual; or

(B) Evidence linking the account to the protected individual.

(c) A conservator with general authority to manage the assets of a protected individual may request a custodian of the digital assets of the protected individual to suspend or terminate an account of the protected individual for good cause. A request made under this section shall be accompanied by a certified copy of the court order giving the conservator authority over the protected individual's property.