2019 Delaware Code
Title 12 - Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations
Chapter 45. Delaware Uniform Transfers to Minors Act
§ 4511 Validity and effect of transfer.

Universal Citation: 12 DE Code § 4511 (2019)

(a) The validity of a transfer made in a manner prescribed in this chapter is not affected by:

(1) Failure of the transferor to comply with § 4509(c) of this title concerning possession and control;

(2) Designation of an ineligible custodian, except designation of the transferor in the case of property for which the transferor is ineligible to serve as custodian under § 4509(a) of this title; or

(3) Death or incapacity of a person nominated under § 4503 of this title or designated under § 4509 of this title as custodian or the disclaimer of the office by that person.

(b) A transfer made pursuant to § 4509 of this title is irrevocable and the custodial property is indefeasibly vested in the minor, but the custodian has all the rights, powers, duties and authority provided in this chapter, and neither the minor nor the minor’s legal representative has any right, power, duty or authority with respect to the custodial property except as provided in this chapter.

(c) By making a transfer, the transferor incorporates in the disposition all the provisions of this chapter and grants to the custodian and to any third person dealing with a person designated as custodian the respective powers, rights and immunities provided in this chapter.

70 Del. Laws, c. 393, § 1.

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