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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 13. Decedents' Estates, Guardianships, Transfers, and Trusts.
- Chapter 33. Nonprobate Transfers
- Section 226. Discharge.
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AS 13.33.226. Discharge.
- (a) Payment made under AS 13.33.201
- 13.33.227 in accordance with the terms of the
account discharges the financial institution from all claims for amounts so paid, whether or not the payment is
consistent with the beneficial ownership of the account as between parties, beneficiaries, or their successors. Payment
may be made whether or not a party, beneficiary, or agent is disabled, incapacitated, or deceased when payment is
requested, received, or made.
- (b) Protection under this section does not extend to payments made after a financial institution has received written
notice from a party, or from the personal representative, surviving spouse, or heir or devisee of a deceased party, to
the effect that payments in accordance with the terms of the account, including one having an agency designation,
should not be permitted, and the financial institution has had a reasonable opportunity to act on it when the payment
is made. Unless the notice is withdrawn by the person giving it, the successor of any deceased party must concur in a
request for payment if the financial institution is to be protected under this section. Unless a financial institution
has been served with process in an action or proceeding, other notice or other information shown to have been available
to the financial institution does not affect its right to protection under this section.
- (c) A financial institution that receives written notice under this section or otherwise has reason to believe that a
dispute exists as to the rights of the parties may refuse, without liability, to make payments in accordance with the
terms of the account.
- (d) Protection of a financial institution under this section does not affect the rights of parties in disputes between
themselves or their successors concerning the beneficial ownership of sums on deposit in accounts or payments made from
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