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Statutes > West-virginia > 42 > 42-6-13

§42-6-13. When disclaimer barred or limited.
(a) A disclaimer is barred by a written waiver of the right to disclaim.

(b) A disclaimer of an interest in property is barred if any of the following events occur before the disclaimer becomes effective:

(1) The disclaimant accepts the interest sought to be disclaimed;

(2) The disclaimant voluntarily assigns, conveys, encumbers, pledges or transfers the interest sought to be disclaimed or contracts to do so; or

(3) A judicial sale of the interest sought to be disclaimed occurs.

(c) A disclaimer, in whole or part, of the future exercise of a power held in a fiduciary capacity is not barred by its previous exercise.

(d) A disclaimer, in whole or part, of the future exercise of a power not held in a fiduciary capacity is not barred by its previous exercise unless the power is exercisable in favor of the disclaimant.

(e) A disclaimer of a power over property which is barred by this section is ineffective as a disclaimer: Provided, That a disclaimer of an interest in property which is barred by this section takes effect as a transfer or conveyance of the interest disclaimed to the persons who would have taken the interest under this article had the disclaimer not been barred.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > West-virginia > 42 > 42-6-13

§42-6-13. When disclaimer barred or limited.
(a) A disclaimer is barred by a written waiver of the right to disclaim.

(b) A disclaimer of an interest in property is barred if any of the following events occur before the disclaimer becomes effective:

(1) The disclaimant accepts the interest sought to be disclaimed;

(2) The disclaimant voluntarily assigns, conveys, encumbers, pledges or transfers the interest sought to be disclaimed or contracts to do so; or

(3) A judicial sale of the interest sought to be disclaimed occurs.

(c) A disclaimer, in whole or part, of the future exercise of a power held in a fiduciary capacity is not barred by its previous exercise.

(d) A disclaimer, in whole or part, of the future exercise of a power not held in a fiduciary capacity is not barred by its previous exercise unless the power is exercisable in favor of the disclaimant.

(e) A disclaimer of a power over property which is barred by this section is ineffective as a disclaimer: Provided, That a disclaimer of an interest in property which is barred by this section takes effect as a transfer or conveyance of the interest disclaimed to the persons who would have taken the interest under this article had the disclaimer not been barred.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > West-virginia > 42 > 42-6-13

§42-6-13. When disclaimer barred or limited.
(a) A disclaimer is barred by a written waiver of the right to disclaim.

(b) A disclaimer of an interest in property is barred if any of the following events occur before the disclaimer becomes effective:

(1) The disclaimant accepts the interest sought to be disclaimed;

(2) The disclaimant voluntarily assigns, conveys, encumbers, pledges or transfers the interest sought to be disclaimed or contracts to do so; or

(3) A judicial sale of the interest sought to be disclaimed occurs.

(c) A disclaimer, in whole or part, of the future exercise of a power held in a fiduciary capacity is not barred by its previous exercise.

(d) A disclaimer, in whole or part, of the future exercise of a power not held in a fiduciary capacity is not barred by its previous exercise unless the power is exercisable in favor of the disclaimant.

(e) A disclaimer of a power over property which is barred by this section is ineffective as a disclaimer: Provided, That a disclaimer of an interest in property which is barred by this section takes effect as a transfer or conveyance of the interest disclaimed to the persons who would have taken the interest under this article had the disclaimer not been barred.

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