(a) Unless the power of attorney provides a different method for an agent's resignation, an agent may resign by giving notice to the principal and, if the principal is incapacitated:
(1) To the conservator or guardian, if one has been appointed for the principal, and a coagent or successor agent; or
(2) If there is no person described in paragraph (1), to:
(A) The principal's caregiver;
(B) Another person reasonably believed by the agent to have sufficient interest in the principal's welfare; or
(C) A governmental agency having authority to protect the
welfare of the principal.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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