2021 West Virginia Code
Chapter 36. Estates and Property
Article 7. Uniform Transfers to Minors Act
§36-7-5. Transfer Authorized by Will or Trust

Universal Citation: WV Code § 36-7-5 (2021)

(a) A personal representative or trustee may make an irrevocable transfer pursuant to section nine of this article to a custodian for the benefit of a minor as authorized in the governing will or trust.

(b) If the testator or settlor has nominated a custodian under section three of this article to receive the custodial property, the transfer must be made to that person.

(c) If the testator or settlor has not nominated a custodian under section three of this article or all persons so nominated as custodian die before the transfer or are unable, decline or are ineligible to serve, the personal representative or the trustee, as the case may be, shall designate the custodian from among those eligible to serve as custodian for property of that kind under subsection (a), section nine of this article.

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