2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 54. Guardianships and conservatorships.
54.874 Validity and effect of transfer.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 54.874 (2017)

54.874 Validity and effect of transfer.

(1) The validity of a transfer made in a manner prescribed in ss. 54.854 to 54.898 is not affected by:

(a) Failure of the transferor to comply with s. 54.870 (3) concerning possession and control;

(b) 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 s. 54.870 (1); or

(c) Death or incapacity of a person nominated under s. 54.858 or designated under s. 54.870 as custodian or the disclaimer of the office by that person.

(2) A transfer made under s. 54.870 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 ss. 54.854 to 54.898, 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 ss. 54.854 to 54.898.

(3) By making a transfer, the transferor incorporates in the disposition all of the provisions of ss. 54.854 to 54.898 and grants to the custodian, and to any 3rd person dealing with a person designated as custodian, the respective powers, rights and immunities provided in ss. 54.854 to 54.898.

History: 1987 a. 191; 2005 a. 387 s. 537; Stats. 2005 s. 54.874.

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