2018 West Virginia Code
CHAPTER 36. ESTATES AND PROPERTY.
ARTICLE 12. UNIFORM REAL PROPERTY TRANSFER ON DEATH ACT.
§36-12-12. Effect of transfer on death deed during transferor's life.

Universal Citation: WV Code § 36-12-12 (2018)
§36-12-12. Effect of transfer on death deed during transferor's life.

During a transferor's life, a transfer on death deed does not:

(1) Affect an interest or right of the transferor or any other owner, including the right to transfer or encumber the property;

(2) Affect an interest or right of a transferee, even if the transferee has actual or constructive notice of the deed;

(3) Affect an interest or right of a secured or unsecured creditor or future creditor of the transferor even if the creditor has actual or constructive notice of the deed;

(4) Affect the transferor's or designated beneficiary's eligibility for any form of public assistance;

(5) Create a legal or equitable interest in favor of the designated beneficiary; or

(6) Subject the property to claims or process of a creditor of the designated beneficiary.

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