CHAPTER 44. ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES AND TRUSTS.

§44-5B-8. Disclosure of other digital assets of deceased user.

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 personal 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 the letter of appointment of the representative; and

(d) If requested by the custodian:

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

(2) Evidence linking the account to the user;

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

(4) A finding by the court that:

(A) The user had a specific account with the custodian, identifiable by the information specified in §44-5B-8(d)(1) of this code; or

(B) Disclosure of the user’s digital assets is reasonably necessary for administration of the estate.