2019 Mississippi Code
Title 91 - Trusts and Estates
Chapter 23 - Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act
§ 91-23-15. Disclosure of other digital assets of deceased user

Universal Citation: MS Code § 91-23-15 (2019)
  • Unless the user prohibited disclosure of digital assets or the court directs otherwise, a custodian shall disclose to the personal representative of the estate of a deceased user a catalogue of electronic communications sent or received by the user and digital assets, other than the content of electronic communications, of the user, if the representative gives the custodian:
    • (a) A written request for disclosure in physical or electronic form;

    • (b) A certified copy of the death certificate of the user;

    • (c) A certified copy of letters of administration or letters testamentary of the representative; and

    • (d) If requested by the custodian:

      • (i) A number, username, address, or other unique subscriber or account identifier assigned by the custodian to identify the user’s account;

      • (ii) Evidence linking the account to the user;

      • (iii) An affidavit stating that disclosure of the user’s digital assets is reasonably necessary for administration of the estate; or

      • (iv) A finding by the court that:

        • 1. The user had a specific account with the custodian, identifiable by the information specified in subparagraph (i); or

        • 2. Disclosure of the user’s digital assets is reasonably necessary for administration of the estate.

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