TITLE 18
Fiduciaries

CHAPTER 18-13
Rhode Island Uniform Custodial Trust Act

SECTION 18-13-5


§ 18-13-5 Transfer to custodial trustee by fiduciary or obligor – Facility of payment.

(a) Unless otherwise directed by an instrument designating a custodial trustee pursuant to § 18-13-3, a person, including a fiduciary other than a custodial trustee, who holds property of or owes a debt to an incapacitated individual not having a conservator, may make a transfer to an adult member of the beneficiary's family or to a trust company as custodial trustee for the use and benefit of the incapacitated individual. If the value of the property or the debt exceeds twenty thousand dollars ($20,000), the transfer is not effective unless authorized by the court.

(b) A written acknowledgment of delivery, signed by a custodial trustee, is a sufficient receipt and discharge for property transferred to the custodial trustee pursuant to this section.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1988, ch. 623, § 1.)