WVC 42 - 5 - 2
§42-5-2. Beneficiaries of another person's disposition of
Where two or more beneficiaries are designated to take
successively by reason of survivorship under another person's
disposition of property and there is no sufficient evidence that
these beneficiaries have died otherwise than simultaneously the
property thus disposed of shall be divided into as many equal
portions as there are successive beneficiaries and these portions
shall be distributed respectively to those who would have taken
in the event that each designated beneficiary had survived.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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