Section 5-24-23

Payment on POD designation.

A financial institution, on request, may pay sums on deposit in an account with a POD designation to:

(1) One or more of the parties, whether or not another party is disabled, incapacitated, or deceased when the payment is requested and whether or not a party survives another party;

(2) The beneficiary or beneficiaries, if proof of death is presented to the financial institution showing that the beneficiary or beneficiaries survived all persons named as parties; or

(3) The personal representative, if any, if proof of death is presented to the financial institution showing that the deceased party was the survivor of all other persons named on the account either as a party or beneficiary; or

(4) The persons named in Section 5-5A-38, in accordance with the procedures in Sections 5-5A-38 and 5-5A-39.

(Acts 1997, No. 97-644, p. 1177, §1.)