2021 West Virginia Code
Chapter 36. Estates and Property
Article 7. Uniform Transfers to Minors Act
§36-7-16. Exemption of Third Person From Liability

Universal Citation: WV Code § 36-7-16 (2021)

A third person in good faith and without court order may act on the instructions of or otherwise deal with any person purporting to make a transfer or purporting to act in the capacity of a custodian and, in the absence of knowledge, is not responsible for determining:

(1) The validity of the purported custodian's designation;

(2) The propriety of, or the authority under this article for, any act of the purported custodian;

(3) The validity or propriety under this article of any instrument or instructions executed or given either by the person purporting to make a transfer or by the purported custodian; or

(4) The propriety of the application of any property of the minor delivered to the purported custodian.

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