2018 Code of Virginia
Title 64.2 - Wills, Trusts, and Fiduciaries
Chapter 26 - Uniform Disclaimer of Property Interests Act
§ 64.2-2600. Definitions
As used in this chapter:
"Disclaimant" means the person to whom a disclaimed interest or power would have passed had the disclaimer not been made.
"Disclaimed interest" means the interest that would have passed to the disclaimant had the disclaimer not been made.
"Disclaimer" means the refusal to accept an interest in or power over property.
"Fiduciary" means a personal representative, trustee, agent acting under a power of attorney, or other person authorized to act as a fiduciary with respect to the property of another person.
"Jointly held property" means property held in the name of two or more persons under an arrangement in which all holders have concurrent interests and under which the last surviving holder is entitled to the whole of the property and includes, without limitation, property held as tenants by the entirety.
"Person" means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, government, governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality, public corporation, or any other legal or commercial entity.
"State" means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. The term includes an Indian tribe or band, or Alaskan native village, recognized by federal law or formally acknowledged by a state.
"Trust" means (i) an express trust, charitable or noncharitable, with additions thereto, whenever and however created; and (ii) a trust created pursuant to a statute, judgment, or decree, that requires the trust to be administered in the manner of an express trust.
2003, c. 253, § 64.1-196.1; 2012, c. 614.