Code of the District of Columbia

§ 4–1051. Heirs' property legal assistance.

(a) The Mayor may issue grants to assist low-income individuals to pay for legal services necessary to obtain clear legal title to property the individual inherited either testate or intestate from a member of the individual's family.

(b) The grants authorized by this section may be issued to an individual eligible for assistance under subsection (a) of this section, a legal services organization providing the legal services described in subsection (a) of this section, or to a third-party grant-managing entity for the purpose of making subgrants to such individuals or organizations on behalf of the Mayor.

(c) The Mayor, pursuant to subchapter I of Chapter 5 of Title 2, may issue rules to implement this section.