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(a) A custodian may deliver or pay to the minor or expend for the minor's benefit as much of the custodial property as the custodian considers advisable for the use and benefit of the minor, without court order and without regard to the following:
(1) The duty or the ability of the custodian personally or of another person to support the minor; or
(2) Other income or property of the minor which may be applicable or available for that purpose.
(b) On petition of an interested person or of the minor, if the minor has reached the age of 14 years, the court may order the custodian to deliver or pay to the minor or to expend for the minor's benefit as much of the custodial property as the court considers advisable for the use and the benefit of the minor.
(c) A delivery, a payment, or an expenditure under this section is in addition to, not in substitution for, and does not affect any obligation of a person to support the minor.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - District of Columbia Code Division III. Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations. § 21-314. Use of custodial property. - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/dc/division-iii-decedents-estates-and-fiduciary-relations/dc-code-sect-21-314.html
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