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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 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.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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