2021 West Virginia Code
Chapter 36. Estates and Property
Article 7. Uniform Transfers to Minors Act
§36-7-11. Validity and Effect of Transfer

Universal Citation: WV Code § 36-7-11 (2021)

(a) The validity of a transfer made in a manner prescribed in this article is not affected by:

(1) Failure of the transferor to comply with subsection (c), section nine concerning possession and control;

(2) Designation of an ineligible custodian, except designation of the transferor in the case of property for which the transferor is ineligible to serve as custodian under subsection (a), section nine; or

(3) Death or incapacity of a person nominated under section three or designated under section nine as custodian or the disclaimer of the office by that person.

(b) A transfer made pursuant to section nine is irrevocable, and the custodial property is indefeasibly vested in the minor, but the custodian has all the rights, powers, duties and authority provided in this article and neither the minor nor the minor's legal representative has any right, power, duty or authority with respect to the custodial property except as provided in this article.

(c) By making a transfer, the transferor incorporates in the disposition all the provisions of this article and grants to the custodian, and to any third person dealing with a person designated as custodian, the respective powers, rights and immunities provided in this article.

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