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2016 West Virginia Code
CHAPTER 44. ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES AND TRUSTS
ARTICLE 1. PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES.
- §44-1-1. Executor has no powers before qualifying.
- §44-1-2. Administration with will annexed.
- §44-1-3. Oath of executor or administrator with will annexed.
- §44-1-4. Appointment of administrator.
- §44-1-5. When curator may be appointed; his duties.
- §44-1-6. Bond and oath; termination of grant in certain cases.
- §44-1-7. Penalty of bond.
- §44-1-8. When executor not to give bond.
- §44-1-9. Administration de bonis non upon death, resignation or removal of sole surviving executor or administrator; executor or administrator of executor or administrator not authorized to administer estate of first testator or intestate.
- §44-1-10. Marriage of female representative does not extinguish authority.
- §44-1-11. When sheriff to administer estate.
- §44-1-12. Letters of administration.
- §44-1-13. Affidavit showing heirs, distributees, devisees and legatees of decedent.
- §44-1-14. Appraisement of real estate and probate personal property of decedents; disposition; hiring of experts.
- §44-1-14a. Notice of administration of estate; time limits for filing of objections; liability of personal representative.
- §44-1-15. Duty of personal representative; debt not extinguished by appointment of debtor as executor.
- §44-1-16. When administrator de bonis non may administer assets for which former personal representative liable.
- §44-1-17. Food and fuel for family.
- §44-1-18. What estate not to be sold.
- §44-1-19. Sale of goods likely to be impaired in value.
- §44-1-20. When to sell other goods.
- §44-1-21. Estate for life of another is assets.
- §44-1-22. Suits by and against.
- §44-1-23. Actions for goods carried away, waste or damage to estate of or by decedent.
- §44-1-24. Action for waste by representative.
- §44-1-25. Administrator de bonis non may have scire facias.
- §44-1-26. Action on bond of personal representative.
- §44-1-27. Not chargeable beyond assets; pleas allowed.
- §44-1-28. Payment of small sums due employees to distributees of decedents upon whose estates there have been no qualifications.
- §44-1-29. Authority of personal representative concerning conservation and preservation easements.
- §44-1-30. Death certificate or other proof of death and residence may be required.
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