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Section 2137.13 | Disclosure of digital assets to guardian of ward.


(A) After an opportunity for a hearing, the court may grant a guardian access to the digital assets of a ward.

(B) Unless otherwise ordered by the court or directed by the user, a custodian shall disclose to a guardian the catalogue of electronic communications sent or received by a ward and any digital assets, other than the content of electronic communications, in which the ward has a right or interest, if the guardian gives the custodian all of the following:

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

(2) A copy of the court order that gives the guardian authority over the digital assets of the ward;

(3) If requested by the custodian, either of the following:

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

(b) Evidence linking the account to the ward.

(C) A guardian of the ward may request a custodian of the digital assets of the ward to suspend or terminate an account of the ward for good cause. A request made under this section shall be accompanied by a copy of the court order giving the guardian authority over the ward.

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