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1. May not be related to the testator by blood, marriage or adoption.
2. May not be a devisee under the electronic will or related by blood, marriage or adoption to a devisee under the electronic will.
3. Shall consistently employ and store electronic records of electronic wills in a system that protects electronic records from destruction, alteration or unauthorized access and detects any change to an electronic record.
4. Shall store in the electronic record of an electronic will each of the following:
(a) A photograph or other visual record of the testator and the attesting witnesses that was taken contemporaneously with the execution of the electronic will.
(b) A photocopy, photograph, facsimile or other visual record of any documentation that was taken contemporaneously with the execution of the electronic will and provides satisfactory evidence of the identities of the testator and the attesting witnesses, including documentation of the methods of identification used.
(c) An audio and video recording of the testator, attesting witnesses and notary public, as applicable, taken at the time the testator, each attesting witness and notary public, as applicable, placed the person's electronic signature on the electronic will.
5. Shall provide to any court that is hearing a matter involving an electronic will that is currently or was previously stored by the qualified custodian any information requested by the court pertaining to the qualifications of the qualified custodian and the policies and practices of the qualified custodian concerning the maintenance, storage and production of electronic wills and may be called by an interested party to serve as a fact witness regarding the maintenance, storage and production of electronic wills.