District of Columbia Code Division III. Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations. § 21-317. Liability to third persons.
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(a) A claim may be asserted against the custodial property by proceeding against the custodian in the custodial capacity, whether or not the custodian or the minor is personally liable, if a claim is based on the following:
(1) A contract entered into by a custodian acting in a custodial capacity;
(2) An obligation arising from the ownership or control of custodial property; or
(3) A tort committed during the custodianship.
(b) A custodian is not personally liable in the following circumstances:
(1) On a contract properly entered into in the custodial capacity unless the custodian fails to reveal that capacity and to identify the custodianship in the contract; or
(2) For an obligation arising from control of custodial property or for a tort committed during the custodianship unless the custodian is personally at fault.
(c) A minor is not personally liable for an obligation arising from ownership of custodial property or for a tort committed during the custodianship unless the minor is personally at fault.
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