When a representative designated by a client requests the client's record, the request must be accompanied by a written release signed by the client. The representative may be an attorney, legal guardian or lay representative. The written release must include the following:
- The identity of the person(s) or organization(s) to whom disclosure is to be made;
- An identification of the record, or portion thereof, to be disclosed; and
- A statement of when the authorization for disclosure expires.